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{ Monthly Archives } June 2004

Ten Rules for Driving on the Interstate

I present my 10 rules for driving on the interstate.

Second Generation Traffic Calming

A new school of traffic design says we should get rid of stop signs and red lights and let cars, bikes and people mingle together. It sounds insane, but it works.

Dinner on the Road

The Thorpedo Restaurant is surely one of Thorp’s finest.

Longstanding Ties

This blog post from Scott Rosenberg is about as clearheaded as they come. The Bush administration, and now its apologists like Safire, maintain that points 1, 2 and 3 together constitute “ties” between Saddam and al-Qaida. But here’s the fuzz: they completely ignore central contradictory facts. For instance: (1) bin Laden didn’t get what he […]

The Plain Truth

The Plain Truth It’s hard to imagine how the commission investigating the 2001 terrorist attacks could have put it more clearly yesterday: there was never any evidence of a link between Iraq and Al Qaeda, between Saddam Hussein and Sept. 11. On Monday, Mr. Cheney said Mr. Hussein “had long-established ties with Al Qaeda.” Mr. […]

Mike Doughty at First Ave. 6/16/04

It’s always a fun time seeing Mike Doughty in concert. I arrived at First Ave. way, way too early, sometime around 6:30. What was I thinking? Well, I was thinking that I didn’t have a ticket, and I was also thinking that about 7 different places on the net said the show was at 7. […]

To The 5 Boroughs

At most, I had hoped that there would be one last tour in support of the new album, and I would finally be able to see them before they announced their retirement.

I could not have been more wrong.