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Safety -- -- holiday travel season is here we all know family vacations can easily get out of hand right.
Marty really close around they've put -- big signs like this month.
In fact our next guest says traveling with the Stanley is more frightening.
-- his years as a war correspondent.
PJ O'Rourke is the author of holidays in hack.
And he's my guest this morning PJ good morning to you.
-- I didn't know that that movie was written by my old friend John Hughes -- -- with whom I worked at the National Lampoon a million years ago we were kids.
Well and and your -- ripping off about a little bit in your blood.
-- I love -- parents gonna love this book by the way because we've all been on those -- hellish vacations with our kids.
I don't -- you open it up -- I was told to be scared stiff and too stiff to sleep on the ground.
In other words it was easier being a war correspondent to go -- on these family trips Snyder the father of three tell me about the trip to Disneyland.
A road trip to Disneyland I mean to what are you might might daughter my middle daughter what do -- -- -- -- -- -- -- and they hate their nicknames and book.
Anyway she was on about five and she said daddy I just don't like this place -- -- -- and I -- she said.
Because all the the animals have people sewn up inside them.
I know you have thought yes it's a good point and.
And that was a great chapter when the other ones I loved was that you decided on a ski trip a lot of people would think -- But in fact you went on a cost savings ski trip to Ohio and one of the best parts was want you like to one instead of actually skiing.
All -- -- -- you know I mean is you know I.
I I don't know how many of the viewers -- but you know when you ski like the instinct is to sit down are not the instinct the actuality is to sit down I spent a lot of time sitting down once game.
Well when -- -- you're sitting down already.
Is also you know -- it's Ohio it was a joke.
I called my editor ski magazine -- -- I you're always doing pieces about Vail and Aspen all these places nobody can afford to go.
We should do something about whiskey some place like Ohio -- gets lots of snow and he said okay and because -- wait a minute is that McCain.
And so off we want tomorrow -- barn top you know and -- chicken loaf mountain.
I -- highest altitude in Ohio's 500 feet.
Exactly and your wife -- up at the highest altitude was a ski instructor who is six feet high.
Of the -- -- I'm gonna do a better look in and I am I have to say that my favorite title of what -- chapters was sweet and -- children and twice fried parents to go.
That was your business trip to Hong Kong and you took the kids I took the -- Heads on twenty some hour flight to Hong Kong -- and that was.
Well what I found out was that I have given given birth to a young Bill Clinton.
My wife and I finally passed out and are our son who is -- Agassi was about four he got loose on the airplane.
-- a -- I woke up later in a cold sweat realizing he was gone from the middle seat between.
My wife and -- -- and me and I thought oh my gosh what she's got what -- -- -- where is he.
What turns out he had gone up and down the aisles of the plane making friends with every one never bothering somebody when they were asleep.
But he was say -- I've -- if I'm -- we use -- I'm qualified for we.
You wanna play on any pedestal toy cars and then he would play -- someone briefly if they were willing to.
And then when they got bored he would move along well and it ends he was good entertainment for the sixteen hour flight and -- I guarantees so we get off the plane in Hong Kong everybody's -- even bleary.
And as we're getting off the plane everybody on the plane goes.
-- -- have a great time.
I'm -- I don't look I realize this -- going to be present the United States.
Very cute holidays and hacked is the book you got to pick it up for the holidays PJR what a pleasure great to see all Juan glad to be here thanks for -- coming up on us.
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