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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, 2012

A Fog of Mendacity

     Those frightening sounds, sights, and odors on the wind this foreboding snowless winter – like emanations from some back ward of a global psychiatric hospital – are the signs of a nation going completely mad. The traumatic rise …
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KunstlerCast #195: Reading the Landscape

Experiencing the World on Foot

Released: Feb. 23, 2012

James Howard Kunstler shares his thoughts on the experience of moving through the landscape and built environment on foot, rather than by car.

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The Choices We Make

     The misalignment of politics and reality threatens to scuttle both major parties, but it’s especially gratifying to see the Republicans sail off the edge of their own flat earth on the winds of religious idiocy. For forty years
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KunstlerCast #194: What Does Urban Really Mean?

Defining the Terms of the Discussion

Released: Feb. 16, 2012

James Howard Kunstler helps host Duncan Crary define the term “urban,” a term that is often misunderstood or confusing to the general American public.


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The Lexicon

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The John Brown Moment

     When Gaia gets pissed off enough at the antics of humanity, she sends in her hit-man, Reality, to settle accounts. Reality is blessed with a cloak of invisibility. The human race is so busy concocting stories about what

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KunstlerCast #193: Listener Mailbag

David Brooks Does a 180 on Suburbia

Released: Feb. 9, 2012

In this episode, James Howard Kunstler and Duncan Crary go through the KunstlerCast listener mail bag. Topics include: David Brooks’s recent 180 on the “wonders” of suburbia, the Zeitgeist …

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All Screaming Id, No Brains, No Honor

     A Martian psychoanalyst observing the US Superbowl on TV would be shocked by the vicious animal spirits emanating from that spectacle, starting with the triumphal trumpet blasts borrowed straight from the old 1950s Hollywood epic movies echoing the

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February 2012

Techno-grandiosity rears its sleek, mystifying surfaces in the proposal for Cornell University's new Tech Campus on Roosevelt Island, New York City designed by the corporate androids at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, LLP.

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KunstlerCast #192: Arthur E. Berman, Petroleum Geologist

Magical Thinking and Fracking

Released: Feb. 2, 2012

Arthur E. Berman

Arthur E. Berman

James Howard Kunstler speaks by phone with Arthur E. Berman, who is a petroleum geologist and consultant to the energy sector; editorial board member of The Oil Drum; associate …

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