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KunstlerCast 243 — Summer Break Special

KunstlerCast 243 — Summer Break Special

JHK and his friend Richie drop in on the Washington County (NY) fair for an extravaganza of cows, oxen, weird fried food, scary rides, and chats with farmers, tractor collectors, teenagers, and other civilians. 
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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 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.

3 Responses to “KunstlerCast 243 — Summer Break Special”

  1. Karah August 22, 2013 at 9:56 pm #

    NEAT-O!!! The COUNTY FAIR!!! We get to meet Richie!!!

    My friends around the corner have 3 caged chickens and they have eggs coming out their ears. The good thing about the breed is their eggs are great for baking! Every hen should come with a cook book. Practice your souffles.

    After all the heavy stuff on here it’s nice to get out and play. You’re never too old to play. You can be too scared to play.


    The World’s 18 Strangest Rides

    Two things that scare me: ferris wheels and sucking face.

  2. Carol Newquist August 23, 2013 at 2:24 pm #

    Oh my God! This was hilarious. I thought you were being sarcastic at first when you mentioned the deep-fried Kool-aid, but it turns out you were being serious. Richie was great, too. You guys make a great dynamic duo. Thanks. It made me smile. You have quite a sense of humor.

  3. scott_mcdonough August 25, 2013 at 1:50 pm #

    You guys totally cracked me up. Thank you for doing this!!!