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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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JHK’s novella about a boy in New York in the 1960s. Paperback – $8.00 E-book – $2.99 Click to Buy

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Archive | August, 2009

End of Summer Blues

     In my larval, pre-blogging days, I always

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KunstlerCast #77: Idiocracy

The Diminishing Returns of Information Technology

Released: August 27, 2009.

James Howard Kunstler believes that stupid Americans are exerting their political and cultural tyranny over the rest of us. No other society has produced a larger group of stupid people …

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Financial Crisis Called Off

          Whew, what a relief! 
Everybody from Ben Bernanke and a Who’s Who of banking poobahs
schmoozing it up in the heady vapors of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, to the dull
scribes at The New York Times, toiling
in their MC

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KunstlerCast #76: Man Caves

Andrés Duany & The Dilemma of Male Space

Released: August 20, 2009.

Man Cave

A “man cave” discovered in a government complex made national news earlier this month. Eminent new urbanist planner Andrés Duany was prompted to speak out in defense of …

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The First Die-off

    Sunday, I got a taste of the oldest established permanent traffic fiasco in America known as Escape From Cape Cod.  This is not a regular thing for me.  I have no family there and never did.  Friends invited us …

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KunstlerCast #75: Jet Skis in the Wilderness

Traffic Jams and Plastic Weenie Stands in the Woods

Released: August 13, 2009.

Even during a recession, Americans are pouring into our nation’s “wilderness areas” with jet skis and cigarette boats in tow. After returning home from a visit to …

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The Fog of Numbers

     There’s something happenin’ here
What it is ain’t exactly clear
– Buffalo Springfield

    One of main reasons behind the vast confusion now reigning in the USA, our failure to construct a coherent consensus about what is happening …
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KunstlerCast #74: Electric Society

The Quest For An Electric Vehicle Nirvana

Released: August 6, 2009.

James Howard Kunstler explores the possibility of transitioning our society from fossil fuels to one that runs on electricity. This discussion is based on ideas presented in an episode …

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KunstlerCast #73: The Horse Latitudes of Our Economy

The Second Great Era of Globalism is Over

Released: August 6, 2009.

James Howard Kunstler believes that the consumer credit economy is over and that we are now moving on to the next phase of the U.S. economy. Kunstler provides …

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Hunky Dory

     Whenever the herd mentality lines up along a compass point leading to “permanent prosperity,” or a yellow brick road lined with green shoots, or something like that, I tend to see the edge of a cliff up …

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