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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, 2010

Rehearsals for a Civil War

     Amid the general incoherence of the Tea Party rebels and the failure of progressives to recognize the structural changes underway in a peak oil world, lies a deadly swamp of paradox where all parties may drown in the

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KunstlerCast #100: Rochester

A Robust Little City

Released: Feb. 18, 2010.

Rochester PostcardJames Howard Kunstler is pleasantly surprised by Rochester, N.Y., a small industrial city in the Great Lakes region. The first portion of this program features two of JHK’s former classmates who share …

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Euroland, the Horror Movie

       An Olympian game of musical chairs in global finance heads for a climax in the days ahead as so many eyes are diverted to alternate festivities in British Columbia, where grown men compete for gold by riding

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KunstlerCast #99: Big Slide – Q & A

Is JHK Daniel?

Released: Feb. 11, 2010.

On today’s podcast, James Howard Kunstler answers questions from the cast members and audience after the staged reading of “Big Slide,” an original three-act play by James Howard Kunstler. An audience …

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We’re Weimar

     Future historians who try to chart the unraveling of the USA’s political tapestry might point to two events of the past week.  The obvious first one was the Tea Party convention at Nashville. It was held not accidentally

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KunstlerCast #98: Big Slide – Act 2,3

A Staged Reading

Released: Feb. 4, 2010.

Link Fixed! (Stereo)

On today’s podcast, we present the conclulsion of “Big Slide,” an original three-act play by James Howard Kunstler. Set in the autumn of an unspecified near-future year, at …

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Plus, Read Zesty Antisemitic Hate Mail I’ve Received

Hate Mail Sent to Jim

Good Afternoon JHK,

Are you healing nicely? 
Got to move around or that scar tissue will tighten up and make your life a living hell!

Keep moving!

Your girlfriend must be a real comfort right …

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Click Here For Closeup Of R. Crumb’s “A Short History Of America.”

R. Crumb’s A Short History of America

R Crumbs Short History of America

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Afterword To Leon Krier’s? The Architecture Of Community

Afterword to Leon Krier’s
The Architecture of Community

by James Howard Kunstler

         Critiquing the twin fiascos of architectural modernism and suburbia was problematical as long as the cheap oil regime remained in force to fuel all their enormities.  History ceased …

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The Jive Economy

     What started out as a case of The Emperor’s New Clothes now has America looking like the world’s biggest nudist colony, with everyone in the long chain of power and authority admiring each other’s splendid new (imagined) pimp …
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