Prior to working as a staff reporter at Marketplace David freelanced for Marketplace from New Orleans and St. Louis. Prior to that he worked odd jobs in Seattle, Alaska, Mexico and New York. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and dog.
Posted In: Delta, airline prices, air travel
Delta, through mergers, was liberal in awarding elite status to frequent flyers. Now it wants to thin the elite crowds
Posted In: water, greywater
Homeowners can directly recycle water from showers or washing machines by installing what are known as greywater systems, which divert wastewater to mulch beds in the yard.
Posted In: Airlines, Boeing, Dreamliner 787
With fires and fuel leaks affecting Boeing's new commercial jet, safety questions have arisen, but some aviation experts say glitches are a necessary part of airline innovation.
Posted In: television, Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel, David Letterman, late night talk shows
Half a billion dollars of advertising is at stake in what is now a three-way competition among Jay Leno, Dave Letterman and Jimmy Kimmel. One show's response to Kimmel's challenge: shave a minute off its start time.