A friend of mine showed up last night at a place we sometimes meet. He looked like Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale after lobbing a game-ending home run to Aaron Judge of the Yankees. He was supposed to have been on a plane to Italy. I asked him what happened.
“We were all set to head out,” he said. “First leg: Rome. But I just canceled our tickets, like, a second ago.”
I asked why.
“Airbnb scam,” he said.
It was supposed to be the perfect trip. He and his wife have a 2...Read More