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Laughs Abound

Eleven year old Jeff Greenaway is in love and on the loose in Manhattan circa 1962.
This book will crack you up.
For adults.

Sheer antic delight” — Remsen Pilchard


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Archive | January, 2009

KunstlerCast #49: After the Plastic Fiesta

Goodbye Vinyl Siding, Hello Mr. Repair Man

Released: January 29, 2009.

Many everyday items in our lives are made from petroleum byproducts like plastic. But James Howard Kunstler believes that the rising costs of petroleum will change our relationship to …

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New Yorker Article Featuring Jhk

The New Yorker

January 26, 2009

The Dystopians
Bad times are boom times for some.

by Ben McGrath

SECTION: FACT; American Chronicles; Pg. 41 Vol. 84 No. 46

LENGTH: 7208 words

A year and a half ago, with real-estate …

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State of Cringe

     Just as Mr. Obama has danced into the oval
office, we’ve arrived at a moment when a lot of people have a hard time
imagining the future. This includes especially the mainstream media,
which has reached a state of …

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KunstlerCast #48: From Suburbia to Peak Oil

Fossil Fuels and Our Built Environment

Released: January 22, 2009.

James Howard Kunstler tells the story of how he came to learn about peak oil while writing about suburban sprawl. Topics include The Yom Kippur War, The Hubbert’s Curve, the …

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Hope and Fear

     Tomorrow at noon, Barack Obama steps into the shoes of Lincoln,
FDR, Millard Fillmore and forty other predecessors — this time as the
wished-for Mr. Fix it of a nation run into a ditch. Surely over the
months …

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KunstlerCast #47: Credit Crisis

How the Suburbs Were Loaned into Existence

Released: January 15, 2009.

James Howard Kunstler believes the credit orgy that was the background and basis for our era is over. It will become increasingly harder to lend money into existence and …

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Out of the Woodwork

     When rocket attacks from Gaza were answered by
Israeli air strikes, a great outcry of empathy for the beleaguered
Palestinians rang out world-wide — along with growls of objurgation
and anathema aimed at Israel from certain quarters in the …

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KunstlerCast #46: Highway to Hell

The Campaign to Sustain the Unsustainable

Released: Jan 8, 2009

A listener caller asks James Howard Kunstler about President-elect Barack Obama’s massive proposed stimulus package, which will probably be used to rebuild America’s highways. Along with the auto industry bailout, …

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Farewell GWB

     A prankish fate put George W. Bush in the oval office to keep
America stupid. The nation was far from ready to see where it was going
in the 21st century, and he was just the figure …

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KunstlerCast #45: JHK’s Resolutions 2009

Duncan Answers Questions about Podcast

Released: Jan 1, 2009

In this abbreviated edition, James Howard Kunstler shares his New Year’s resolutions for 2009. He also sets some personal goals for finishing the sequel to his post oil novel, World Made …

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