Jason Reitman began writing Up in the Air six years ago but put it aside to write and direct his first major feature, Thank You For Smoking. Dale Robinette/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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Customers and staff at the Tastee Diner in Bethesda, Md., say "sailboat sandwiches" are the way to go. Alice Winkler/NPR hide caption

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