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Automobiles Editor — New York Times
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Automobiles Editor of The New York Times. Native Jayhawk, former Detroiter, sometime Woodstocker. Friend of hummus.

BEHIND THE WHEEL/2002 Cadillac Escalade; A Mammoth Appetite And Creature Comforts

nytimes.com — WHEN the six blind men of Indostan approached the elephant of the Hindu fable, their perceptions were colored by where they stood. Certainly, if you grasped the tail of the beast, you might think you held a rope; the ear could indeed be mistaken for a fan; and the trunk was very like a snake.

Mr. Mayor, Please Stop Calling San Antonio the 7th Largest City

therivardreport.com — I was born in San Antonio, I love this city and plan to spend the rest of my life here. I am also a huge fan of Mayor Julián Castro. His ambitions for San Antonio are large and he is making great progress. But his marketing of the city has one fatal flaw.

New This Week: 'Driven' Video Reviews by Tom Voelk

wheels.blogs.nytimes.com — In his Behind the Wheel review in this weekend's Automobiles section, Ezra Dyer notes that a spacious trunk has always been part of the appeal of the Chevy Impala, and cites the capacity of a previous generation of that sedan to swallow cases of Tylenol PM and K-Y jelly.
Dec 18, 2014

Wow, what a concept: Here's what outraged us, day by day, all year long. slate.com/articles/life/… via @Slate

Dec 18, 2014

RT @tomzellerjr: New York bans #fracking, but it is apparently quite happy to import lots of #fracked gas to offset #oil and #coal. bit.ly/1sDs3S5

Dec 18, 2014

RT @adeelnyt: She stopped her car to let ducks cross the road. But two people died when they crashed into her. Now jail may await: ift.tt/1Gv4Idw.

Dec 18, 2014

Andrew Sullivan on native ads: Journalism has surrendered - Digiday shar.es/13O3Vv via @digiday

Dec 18, 2014

Ex-girlfriend says he choked her. RT @AutoweekUSA: Strange details from NASCAR driver Kurt Busch’s testimony bit.ly/1sDrh7F

Dec 18, 2014

RT @guardian: Ferris Bueller and The Dude enter the US National Film Registry trib.al/oUdEnNL

Dec 18, 2014

You snooze, you lose. RT @pajamacompany: Arianna Huffington gave her staff pajamas for the holidays! ow.ly/G4ayE

Dec 18, 2014

RT @moorehn: US drivers are so sick of recalls from GM, Chrysler et al that they're not bringing in their cars to be fixed. theguardian.com/money/2014/dec…

Dec 18, 2014

RT @kimmelman: Question: Will collapsed Russia economy effect real estate market on 57 St? Russian buyers gone overnight in London: bloomberg.com/news/2014-12-1…

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