Delta wielded an old but trusty 757 to carries my buns to that one place I went to that one time. They also gave me a tiny screen and lots of stuff to watch.

[These are not ordered in any meaningful way]

1. Black Panther

Verdict: a good ol’ formulaic Marvel superhero movie, which is something I always seem to enjoy. M’baatu should probably get his own vegetarian cooking show. All the buzz about the “controversy” was clearly overhyped. I can guess who are the kind of people that couldn’t handle being reminded of, um you know, things that actually happened in our world’s history.

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2. The Last Jedi

Verdict: I thought it was kind of... um... bad. There, I said it.

[Audible gasps]

MOVING ON...

3. Simpsons - Season 29

I’m I hater of most things pertaining to post-911 Simpsons, but the two episodes I saw here we’re almost an improvement compared to say 7 years ago if that means anything (no). One was where Marge became mayor (it was kind of like a worse version of when Lois became mayor on Family Guy?), and the second was the revival of the Pin Palls. I can’t seem to remember one joke from that one but I did finish the episode so that’s something.

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4. Bob’s Burgers

Laughed at first but then quickly lost steam. It was the Valentine’s one where the daughter didn’t get asked out by her crush or something. Midway though, I switched to something else. Maybe I bailed too soon, but this was into my 11th hour in the air, I had no pateince left. I don’t fault the show.

5. Robot Chicken - newer stuff

Somehow more vulger and irreverent than I remember... So I watched all the episodes they had on zee plane, because it’s like fast food: bad but satisfying.

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6. Rick and Morty

Speaking of vulgarity: how ‘bout this show? First episodes I’ve ever watched (did you know I live under a rock?). It was the memetic Szechuan sauce one, followed by the Mad Max spoof. I laughed and I laughed bigly, to the point that I was covering my mouth with both hands to surpress actual joy on a plane, full of presumably miserable people.

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7. Pitch Perfect 3

Watched four minutes and I was like, “I’m out.” Maybe watching the other two would have helped? I read that it had John Lithgow in it, but I just couldn’t tough it out :(

Aaaaand I’m done.