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Featured Eyesore of the Month

September 2023

James Howard Kunstler : September 6, 2023 11:01 am : Eyesore of the Month

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Behold, Royal Caribbean International’s new ship, Icon of the Seas. Well, okay, but icon of what, exactly, of the seas? Of the wretched excess that the cruise industry is sending forth to sail the oceans blue?  I remind you: societies build their most extravagant monuments just before they collapse. This looks like the perfect vehicle for partying at the end-of-the-world (that is, the world as we know it). This monstrosity is so huge — equivalent of a 20-story building — that the promoters say it has “neighborhoods.”  Below is the Royal Bay Pool in the new “Chill Island neighborhood.” Very posh, indeed. Excludes all the waddling, land-whales of the lower decks with their slushies and burritos in-hand.

Below: the ship’s Thrill Island Waterslide neighborhood, looking a little bit like the gastro-intestinal system of someone who subjected themselves to six days of round-the-clock, all-you-can-eat buffets.

This beast sets sail in January of 2024. Ask yourself: what sort of economy supports a venture like this? And what if it isn’t there anymore when this thing is ready to launch?

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September 2023

James Howard Kunstler : September 6, 2023 11:01 am : Eyesore of the Month

August 2023

James Howard Kunstler : August 2, 2023 3:22 pm : Eyesore of the Month

July 2023

James Howard Kunstler : July 5, 2023 11:56 am : Eyesore of the Month

June 2023

James Howard Kunstler : June 3, 2023 4:11 pm : Eyesore of the Month

May 2023

James Howard Kunstler : May 7, 2023 10:47 am : Eyesore of the Month

April 2023

James Howard Kunstler : April 4, 2023 4:47 pm : Eyesore of the Month

March 2023

James Howard Kunstler : March 4, 2023 3:37 pm : Eyesore of the Month

February 2023

James Howard Kunstler : February 2, 2023 2:32 pm : Eyesore of the Month

January 2023

James Howard Kunstler : January 4, 2023 3:40 pm : Eyesore of the Month

December 2022

James Howard Kunstler : December 1, 2022 11:15 am : Eyesore of the Month
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