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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 | February, 2009

KunstlerCast #53: Incomprehensible Buildings

Anti-Social, Despotic, Architecture

Released: Feb. 26, 2009.

A listener asks James Howard Kunstler to react to the Feb. 9 fire that destroyed a Beijing building by Dutch starchitect Rem Koolhaas. Kunstler believes many famous architects, including Koolhaas, often strive to …

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The Abyss Stares Back

       The public perception of the ongoing fiasco in governance has
moved from sheer, mute incomprehension to goggle-eyed panic as the
scrims of unreality peel away revealing something like a national
death-watch scene in history’s intensive care …

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KunstlerCast #52: Rebuilding New Orleans

Cultural Programming and the Patina of Decay

Released: Feb. 19, 2009.

James Howard Kunstler discusses the issue of rebuilding New Orleans after hurricane Katrina. Legal disputes, government inefficiency and suburban mindsets have stood in the way of constructing traditional neighborhoods …

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President’s Day

       A creepy feeling ushers in President’s Day this year as the
suspicion grows that nobody in charge of anything knows what what to do
next. The usual yin-yang consensus has solidified in congress along
party lines, …

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KunstlerCast #51: Seaside Revisited

The Future of New Urbanism is Urbanism

Released: Feb. 12, 2009.

James Howard Kunstler is back from a visit to the American South. He reports on two New Urbanist developments outside of Montgomery, Alabama. In many ways Kunstler believes that …

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Poverty of Imagination

      Venturing out each day into this land of strip malls, freeways,
office parks, and McHousing pods, one can’t help but be impressed at
how America looks the same as it did a few years ago, while seemingly…

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Road Trip


      “We will not apologize for our way of life….”

     This unfortunate phrase from President Obama’s otherwise sturdy
inaugural address, echoed through my mind last week as I cruised the
suburban outlands of Montgomery, Alabama. All the usual …

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