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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 | May, 2009

Wishes, Hopes, Fantasies

        Something like a week remains before General Motors is
reduced to lunch meat on industrial-capital’s All-You-Can-Eat buffet
spread. The wish is that its deconstructed pieces will re-organize into
a “lean, mean machine” for producing “cars that Americans want to …

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KunstlerCast #65: Virtual Tour of Detroit

Google Street Views of the Motor City

Released: May, 21, 2009.

At the suggestion of a listener caller, James Howard Kunstler gives a virtual walking tour of Detroit, Michigan using Google Street View. Google Street View is an interactive photographic …

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Bad Collateral

     The wishes of the “green shoots and mustard
seed” crowd really hinge on whether the various organs of the suburban
economy can be jump-started back to life — the production
home-builders, the granite countertop outfitters, the mall and
strip-mall gang, …

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KunstlerCast #64: Contracting Cities & Urban Chickens

Downsizing Big Cities & Urban Agriculture

Released: May 14, 2009.

James Howard Kunstler talks about two former industrial cities undergoing massive contractions: Flint, Michigan and Youngstown, Ohio . The local governments in both cities have adopted policies to manage the …

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Decoupling From Reality

      Back in the golden age of American Flyfishing — say around 1913
— when technical innovation in a prissy and recondite sport was joined
by a new leisure class emanating from the white glove canyons of Wall
Street, …

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KunstlerCast #63: Obama’s High Speed Rail Corridors

JHK Examines the Top 10 Rail Corridors in the US

Released: May 7, 2009.

James Howard Kunstler responds to a listener call about the 10 “high speed” rail corridors the Obama administration is seeking to restore in the U.S. The …

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The Bottom

      Euphoria managed to out-run swine flu last week as the epidemic-du-jour, with “consumer” confidence jumping and the big bank stocks nudging up. The H1N1 virus fizzled for now, at least in terms of kill ratio, though we’re warned it …

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