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KunstlerCast #206: Live Audience Podcast @ CNU

JHK & John Norquist talk New Urbanism Released: May 24, 2012 This episode features a conversation between JHK and CNU President and former Milwaukee Mayor John Norquist and was recorded before a live audience during the Congress for the New Urbanism in West Palm Beach, Fla. this May 9-12. Kunstler and Norquist field questions from more »

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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. Direct Download: KunstlerCast_195.mp3 (43 MB | 41:37 mins.) Listener Caller Line: 1-(866) 924-9499 toll-free   New Reviews of The KunstlerCast Book: OnEarth Magazine more »

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KunstlerCast #189: Irrational Cries to Demolish Infrastructure

Citizens React to Tragic Death With Calls to Demolish Train Bridge Released: Jan. 12, 2012 After a tragic death, citizens in the Albany area are clamoring to tear down an old train bridge that is already slated to be re-opened as a bike-hike trail. JHK & Duncan examine this story and explain why we must more »

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KunstlerCast #182: Ken Avidor

Depicting a Landscape of Logos Released: Nov. 25, 2011 JHK and Duncan are joined by Minneapolis-based cartoonist and self-described muckraker Ken Avidor, who recently illustrated the KunstlerCast book and whose artwork as been displayed on this website for years. Topics include Minnesota sprawl, the Mall of America, Avidor’s artistic influences and his opposition to the more »

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KunstlerCast #179: The Long Emergency vs. NYC’s Resurgency

JHK Debates Transportation Alternatives Executive Director Paul Steely White Released: Nov. 3, 2011 In this special episode we listen to a recording from: “The Long Emergency vs. NYC’s Resurgency: A Debate about the Future of Cities” featuring Transportation Alternatives Executive Director Paul Steely White and author James Howard Kunstler. Jeff Olson of Alta Planning & more »

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KunstlerCast #176: Listener Mailbag

JHK Answers Questions From Listener Callers Released: Oct. 13, 2011 JHK and Duncan get caught up on listener calls. Question topics include: Phoenix vs. Georgia; repealing the gas tax, The Long Descent, the downgrading of America and why aren’t there any African-American characters in Jim’s World Made By Hand novels. One listener also shares a more »

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KunstlerCast #166: Bicycle Sharing

Madison, WI: Bike City USA Released: July 28, 2011. This week James Howard Kunstler gets a much deserved break from podcasting, while Duncan explores the topic of bicycle sharing and tours the city of Madison, Wisc. First he speaks to Jason McDowell, projects & logistics manager for B-Cycle, a bicycle sharing company with programs throughout more »

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KunstlerCast #160: Housing Market Crash Update & Car Sharing

Transitioning Away from Car Dependency Released: June 16, 2011. JHK gives an update on the bursting housing bubble and the fate of car dependency in America. This episode includes a short interview with Sharon Feigon, CEO of I-Go Car Sharing, and Sonya Newenhouse, president of Community Car, two professionals in the car sharing industry. Car more »

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KunstlerCast #144: American Jitney

Slugging and Couch Surfing in the USA Released: Feb. 17, 2011 JHK discusses slugging and couch surfing and other casual self-organizing transportation and lodging systems that are emerging under new terms of existence in a less affluent USA. Note: This episode contains explicit language Direct Download: KunstlerCast_144.mp3 (24 MB | 34:39 mins.) Listener Caller Line: more »

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KunstlerCast #143: Imported From Detroit?

The American Inferiority Complex Released: Feb. 10, 2011 JHK reacts to the Chrysler Superbowl commercial featuring rapper Eminem, titled “Imported from Detroit.” This leads to a discussion of American growing inferiority complex and our unending need for techno triumphal pep rallies. Note: This episode contains explicit language Direct Download: KunstlerCast_143.mp3 (35 MB | 51:07 mins.) more »

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KunstlerCast #141: Interstate 69 with Matt Dellinger

The Last Great American Highway? Released: Jan. 20, 2011 James Howard Kunstler is joined in the studio by author Matt Dellinger to discuss his new book, Interstate 69. Also known as “The NAFTA Highway,” I-69 is a proposed 1,400-mile mega-highway linking Canada to Mexico via the American heartland. This special one-hour conversation covers the economic more »

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KunstlerCast #126: The Disservice Industry & The Next Manhattan Project

Will Boomers Answer the Call? Released: Sept. 23, 2010 James Howard Kunstler joins Duncan by phone from his hotel room in New Orleans. Their conversation moves from Dearborn, Michigan (2:49 – 5:13 mins) to the failings of the airline industry (5:13 – 14:30 mins), to Burlington, Vt. (14:30 – 22:45 mins), to the potential of more »

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KunstlerCast #103: Parking Militants & Hot Heads

Passionate Positions on Parking Released: March 18, 2010. James Howard Kunstler is sometimes propelled into “mad dog mode” when speaking about the modern American landscape. But tempers fly on all sides of these urban policy debates. And there are many times when the only sane response is to be angry about what we’ve done to more »

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KunstlerCast #96: Road Trip

Audio Postcards from the NYS Thruway Released: Jan. 21, 2010. James Howard Kunstler and Duncan Crary hit the open road to bring you these audio postcards from the NYS Thruway on their way to Rochester. To pass the time, they discuss the American experience of the road trip, the future of the small forlorn cities more »

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KunstlerCast #90: The Demise of Happy Motoring

Cruising Toward Collapse with a Stunning Stupidity Released: Nov. 26, 2009. James Howard Kunstler believes that the Happy Motoring project is running out of time. Peak Oil and problems with alternative energy aren’t the only issues facing future motorists. He thinks that car ownership will become less democratic in the future as cars become too more »

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KunstlerCast #75: Jet Skis in the Wilderness

Traffic Jams and Plastic Weenie Stands in the Woods Released: August 13, 2009. Even during a recession, Americans are pouring into our nation’s “wilderness areas” with jet skis and cigarette boats in tow. After returning home from a visit to the Adirondack Mountains of New York, James Howard Kunstler serves up some thoughts on the more »

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KunstlerCast #63: Obama’s High Speed Rail Corridors

JHK Examines the Top 10 Rail Corridors in the US Released: May 7, 2009. James Howard Kunstler responds to a listener call about the 10 “high speed” rail corridors the Obama administration is seeking to restore in the U.S. The phrase high-speed rail is a little misleading, though, because what Obama is looking to do more »

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KunstlerCast #61: Getting to Work

Planes, Trains, Boats, Bicycles and Telecommuting Released: April 23, 2009. Host Duncan Crary has been taking James Howard Kunstler’s ideas about water transport seriously. This Spring, Duncan is bringing back passenger riverboat commuting service to the Hudson River in Albany. On May 13, Duncan is hosting a day where people can commute to and from more »

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KunstlerCast #59: The Role of Bicycles

Bicycle Commuting, Transportation & NYC’s Broadway Pedestrian-Bicycle Project. Released: April 9, 2009. James Howard Kunstler responds to a listener who doesn’t understand why Jim sounds kind of down on bicycle transportation. Kunstler clarifies his position on bicycles — he’s a big supporter of bicycle use, but he doesn’t know if Americans will support bicycle projects more »

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KunstlerCast #46: Highway to Hell

The Campaign to Sustain the Unsustainable Released: Jan 8, 2009 A listener caller asks James Howard Kunstler about President-elect Barack Obama’s massive proposed stimulus package, which will probably be used to rebuild America’s highways. Along with the auto industry bailout, Kunstler thinks this major proposed investment in our highway infrastructure may be a last ditch more »

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KunstlerCast #39: Water Transit

The Future of North American Shipping Released: Nov. 20, 2008. James Howard Kunstler responds to a listener question about the future of water transportation in North America. There is a fabulous inland waterway system in North America that is going to become very important again. But, if we want to remain serious about trade in more »

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KunstlerCast #13: Personal Transit & Green Buildings

Transit, building and behavior as oil prices rise Released: May 8, 2008. James Howard Kunstler takes questions on personal rapid transit, sustainable green buildings and the happy motoring program in America. He also scolds us for us referring to ourselves as consumers. This show is the result of a special collaboration between The KunstlerCast and more »

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