In what will doubtless prove to be the source of endless withering japes at Southwest Airlines' expense, portly filmmaker (and honorary Austinite/slash/all-around kickass dude) Kevin Smith was booted off a weekend SWA flight for breaking -- or maybe not? -- the heavy flyguy rules.
Which, of course, resulted in this, this, this (from Southwest Airlines), and this (from the Dallas Morning News). And trust us, there's, um, tonsmore.
How huge (damn!) a gaff? You'll have to check out Smith's upcoming gig at the Long Center on Thurs., March 4, to find out for sure, but we're betting SWA won't be seeing much love from the View Askewniverse anytime soon. Snootch to the bootch indeed.
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