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Mixed use suburban style: golf course housing “community” located right next to the county prison. This is among many images from Ron Pollard’s new photo survey of American landscape horrors, We Kill Everything. Enjoy the slide show which so strikingly depicts the sorry condition of our nation’s spirit as expressed on the terrain. This should help to illustrate my idea that the immersive ugliness of the USA is entropy made visible. Merry Christmas to all!

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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 the four-book series of World Made By Hand novels, set in a post economic crash American future. His most recent book is Living in the Long Emergency; Global Crisis, the Failure of the Futurists, and the Early Adapters Who Are Showing Us the Way Forward. Jim lives on a homestead in Washington County, New. York, where he tends his garden and communes with his chickens.

5 Responses to “December 2016”

  1. RobH December 5, 2016 at 10:12 am #

    Jim, thanks for the smile. I thought it was a primary school or tennis courts at first (didn’t have the reading glasses on)

  2. jayrome December 6, 2016 at 2:20 pm #

    Depressing. . . No sense of aesthetics.

  3. Greg Knepp December 8, 2016 at 4:33 pm #

    Wonderful work! I was particularly moved by the photo of the old cyclist playing chess, the young man in the camo pants observing, and the woman lost in concentration. An unlikely gathering, perhaps attempting to steal some serenity from a world of squalor…poignant – damn near heart wrenching.

  4. jimofolym December 9, 2016 at 3:33 pm #

    How the other half lives! Illustrated in color!

  5. WoozyCanary December 12, 2016 at 6:59 pm #

    Don’t see a place for suggestions for future EOTMs, so i’ll make a nomination here:


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