Even in the pre-9/11 world of 1994, you couldn't just board a plane strapped. But this is exactly what CS tried to do at New York's JFK airport on some, "Oh, yeah, that is my unlicensed 9mm. Sorry." Pull something like that now and the TSA will fit a black bag over your head and take you somewhere without windows. But riding high on the success of Interview with a Vampire, Slater moseyed into the airport like a cowboy.