Kahan's incident is the third such TSA FAIL admission of recent. First one of the Mythbusters duo admitted carrying 12" razor blades, which weren't detected on him even in the full-body scanner. Then a bag containing three boxcutters made it onboard a plane at JFK, until the passenger remembered what he had packed. And now thisthree strikes and you're out. Or, in the case of the TSA, it's three strikes and you're clear to go.
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Chicago Chef Paul Kahan Slips Chef Knives Through TSA Security
Are you prepared to be yet again disappointed in and freaked out by the incompetence of TSA agents? Chicagoan Paul Kahan, a James Beard award winning chef and partner at the awesome restaurants Avec, Blackbird, Big Star and The Publican, managed to slip four of his massive chef knives through security at Chicago-O'Hare Airport. What happened then? Well, he took his flight like normal with four giant knives at easy reach.
Luckily Paul Kahan is a good guy who prefers filleting fish to filleting flight attendants. Still, the fact that he was patted down for his wallet while the sharp things made it through the scanner without a hitch...somebody's got some 'splaining to do. And here we think we're pretty badass for never adhering to the 3-1-1 liquids rule and still making it through security just fine.