James Howard Kunstler http://localhost/taxonomy/term/315/all en Review of Radiant City http://localhost/2009/09/02/review-of-radiant-city <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden prose"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>There is a scene early in the 2006 mockumentary <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFNdQDBy2rY">Radiant City</a> that provides the key explanation to the morphology of suburban sprawl. Our favorite writer <a href="http://kunstler.com/">James Howard Kunstler</a> sits on a bench in a community bike trail that is enclosed in two rows of chain link fence in order to, I presume, secure it from the high-capacity arterial road that runs alongside it. The experience is vaguely what it must have been like to patrol the Berlin Wall, had it been encircled by an expressway.</p></div></div></div> Wed, 02 Sep 2009 20:14:07 +0000 Mathieu Helie 144 at http://localhost