An American Tragedy: SkyMall Files for Bankruptcy

Lo, how the mighty have fallen. Not so much fallen as crashed, unable to pull out of a tailspin of their own making. SkyMall, the in-flight shopping catalog you read on the airplane when you forget to bring a copy of RELEVANT magazine along, has filed for bankruptcy. No more lawn ornaments shaped like an African safari. No more ergonomically designed chin lifters to ease the tension on your third vertebrae. No more craft pens shaped like Gandalf’s staff. “With the increased use of electronic devices on planes, fewer people browsed the SkyMall in-flight catalog,” acting SkyMall CEO Scott Wiley said in court papers, according to the Journal. So, what to do now? You’re just gonna have to remember to bring that copy of RELEVANT along, it seems …

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