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Bill Kauffman is a founder and contributor to the Front Porch Republic website. He’s also the author of Dispatches from the Muckdog Gazette; Ain’t My America; and the recent collection of essays, Poetry night at the Ballpark. He also wrote the screenplay for the 2013 motion picture Copperhead, about community strife on the home front during the Civil War. He’s a supporter and defender of the American small town and its economic interests. Just out of college, he joined the staff of Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan and he is deeply acquainted with Inside-the-Beltway culture. He abandoned Washington DC to return to his hometown of Batavia in far, far western New York (near Buffalo) where I chatted with him by phone.

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Kunstler skewers everything from kitsch to greed, prejudice, bloodshed, and brainwashing in this wily, funny, rip-roaring, and profoundly provocative page- turner, leaving no doubt that the prescriptive yet devilishly satiric A World Made by Hand series will continue.” — Booklist


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About James Howard Kunstler

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James Howard Kunstler is the author of many books including (non-fiction) The Geography of Nowhere, The City in Mind: Notes on the Urban Condition, Home from Nowhere, The Long Emergency, and Too Much Magic: Wishful Thinking, Technology and the Fate of the Nation. His novels include World Made By Hand, The Witch of Hebron, Maggie Darling — A Modern Romance, The Halloween Ball, an Embarrassment of Riches, and many others. He has published three novellas with Water Street Press: Manhattan Gothic, A Christmas Orphan, and The Flight of Mehetabel.

6 Responses to “KunstlerCast 274 — Chatting With Bill Kauffman of The Front Porch Republic” Subscribe

  1. routersurfer February 17, 2016 at 10:05 am #

    Good show Jim ! I was a bit confused because before I played the podcast I followed the links you provided and was amazed at all the Bible and religious writings on the publishing houses listed on FPR. Thought I was in for a very different podcast ! Mr. Kauffman turned out to be a wonderful guest that shared great stories about the world we live in and he helped shape. I still do not distrust GovMint….just BAD government. Looking forward to reading his works. I still hope we will bring science with us on the next part of this long human journey and leave myth behind. Science was never the problem. Science controlled by Any Rand Capitalism was –and may be the death of this world.

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    Trumpism and the Burn Eye were foretold!

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