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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 | July, 2011

KunstlerCast #166: Bicycle Sharing

Madison, WI: Bike City USA

Released: July 28, 2011.

This week James Howard Kunstler gets a much deserved break from podcasting, while Duncan explores the topic of bicycle sharing and tours the city of Madison, Wisc. First he speaks to …

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Nobody Knows Anything

     That sound you hear out there is spaghetti hitting the wall. Everybody wonders: will it stick?  The European Union lobbed a wad of kartoffelkloesse at a Greek wall last week. The thud was impressive, but then the darn

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KunstlerCast #165: Landscape Urbanism – Part 2

JHK & Andres Duany Critique the Landscape Urbanism

Released: July 21, 2011.

JHK continues his critique of Charles Waldheim’s presentation on Landscape Urbanism, delivered at the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU 19). This episode also includes remarks by New …

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“The Long Emergency” A Song From The Band Zarathrustra

“The Long Emergency” A Song From The Band Zarathrustra

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The Amazing Dissolving Nation

  Going broke fast is a very compelling problem. For ordinary people it tends to induce chicken-with-no-head syndrome – a mad burst of pointless locomotion ending in sudden collapse. If the US debt ceiling is raised – which I think
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KunstlerCast #164: Landscape Urbanism – Part 1

JHK Critiques Charles Waldheim’s Remarks

Released: July 14, 2011.

In recent years there has been a growing debate between New Urbanism and Landscape Urbanism, a theory that argues the landscape, rather than architecture, is more capable of organizing the city …

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America’s Sweetheart

     Forget Michele Bachmann… how about Nancy Grace for President? – that little firecracker of retribution with the carnivore gleam in her eyes, the pouty lips concealing fangs of vengeance, the wafting perfume of scorn and opprobrium, a very

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KunstlerCast #163: Triumph of the City – Part 2

JHK Critiques Ed Glaeser’s Ideas on Urbanism

Released: July 7, 2011.

JHK continues his critique of the ideas in Ed Glaeser’s best-selling book Triumph of the City by using excerpts from a talk the Harvard economist gave during the Congress
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July 2011

Presenting the Lamar Building, Augusta, Georgia. The original Beaux Arts structure dates from 1913. 


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Birthday Card

      Do you, too, sense the dread abiding in our annual celebration of national wonderfulness? Outside today’s barbeque bubble the dark shapes of wild events loom, exciting primal fears of unresolved woe and travail. Yesterday, I saw a man

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My Bike Ride 2011

Jim’s Daily Bike Ride


Tune List

The Graceful Ghost Rag — Eugene Barban
Winder Slide — Rayna Gellert
Billy in the Low Ground — Matt Brown
Cracked Pot — Greg Boardman

Saint Genevieve — Alison Brown
Shebeg, Shemor —

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