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Earth Hour in Reverse

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August 23rd, 2009
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My guess is that Honda, which put together this technically dazzling piece, has never heard the name of John A. Lomax. And you probably haven’t either. In truth, neither had I before I started researching this ad. But 70 years ago, Lomax and his wife traveled to penitentaries throughout the South, recording traditional songs that probably would have died out otherwise. [ Continue Reading ]

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The NYPD’s Green Facelift

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April 29th, 2009

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Boys! Girls! Friends! Lovers!

I know that it’s not very popular to rag on the NYPD, even though the massive amounts of good will they amassed over the year following September 11th is pretty much spent now.  It’s with this karmic sense of the world– and of the NYPD, who in the days before they were unilaterally given sainthood eight years ago, were known to perforate off-work street vendors and show newly married immigrants the NYPD’s definition of doggie style– that I viewed the Courteous, Professional, and Respectful (hah!) members of New York’s finezst with their green- friendly squad cars.

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