It begins, of course, with yesterday’s flight to LA, which is still going on. As you know if you’ve ever flown from Atlanta to California, the flight can take several years. The in-flight movie is Berlin Alexanderplatz. Pilots have been known to hijack their own planes and divert them to anywhere else just to get a chance to land. Roving gangs of coach passengers hunt flight attendants to ward off starvation. Homer’s Odyssey was originally based upon a single one-way trip from Atlanta to San Diego.