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Douglas Todd: The narrow view from the migration sector bubble

Todd on his experience at Metropolis (I had the pleasure of meeting and chatting with him, as I always find his columns of interest).

His critique about the Metropolis bubble could of course be repeated with respect to most conferences. 633 more words


Buddhist Epiphany: the Homeless Will Inherit the Earth...

The golden age of cities may be over and done, gone to the dogs, hard to believe that as recently as the 1980’s American teenagers could still get excited cruising down Hollywood Boulevards and Sunset Strips in gas-guzzling sedans and VW vans, gazing longingly upward at IHOP’s and Waffle Houses, Dunkin’ Donuts and KFC… 679 more words

Emile Zola

I was once driving through Denver when I saw a bearded poet type in his front yard with tons of books on the ground. Skerrrrrr! Hipster Garage Sale, got to stop. 134 more words

Inspirational Quotes

Ode aan Metropolis

In the context of the cultural television documentary series Made in Europe, I wrote an ode to Fritz Lang’s silent masterpiece Metropolis (1927). It was broadcasted on… 660 more words


My Highlights of the Windy City

I’ve been to Chicago twice so far my life. First time was in the summer of 2013; second time was in the very beginning of 2016. 1,974 more words