Working for an airline is surprisingly similar to working at the circus. Because hordes of people pass through them on a daily basis, Airports have a way of systemically unleashing the worst in everyone.
So for the airline rank-and-file, you'd imagine there's a lot to observe on the job. A Reddit thread recently asked airline and airport employees to share their wildest memories from the field, and it's a doozy, replete with rogue security personnel, cartoonish scenes of people falling down escalators and uh, frozen snakes.
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Sam Blum is a News Staff Writer for Thrillist. He's also a martial arts and music nerd who appreciates a fine sandwich and cute dogs. Find his clips in The Guardian, Rolling Stone, The A.V. Club and Esquire. He's on Twitter @Blumnessmonster.