In the Air and on the Ground

Is the Rick Wartzman who wrote about "covering the aerospace industry" in his Nov. 19 editor's note ("Read This on a Strictly Need to Know Basis") the same Wartzman who recently told us of his dislike of cars? How can someone who covered aerospace not enjoy its earthbound cousins?

One other quick point: Like Dan Neil, I also saw Led Zeppelin, but at Los Angeles' "Fabulous Forum" ("Bought the Shirt," 800 Words, Nov. 19). While not having "ingested hundreds of micrograms" that evening, I still have trouble remembering which year I attended that show. It had to be around 1972, my high school grad year.

Does that make me at least as hip as Neil? Or as damaged?

Steven Parker

La Quinta

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