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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.
Oct 30, 2014

Quietly, and with supreme class, Apple CEO Tim Cook goes public: businessweek.com/articles/2014-…

Oct 30, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: BREAKING NEWS: Thomas M. Menino, Boston’s longest serving mayor, has died at 71 b.globe.com/1FZbcC0 pic.twitter.com/uoh7GunXyI

Oct 30, 2014

RT @cq2: There goes my Sunday AM ritual, auto first. @comradewong @NYTjamescobb: It's true: The Times is closing the Sunday auto section at year-end.

Oct 29, 2014

RT @jordanbks: LOL somebody already edited wikipedia to say Madison Bumgarner is the Secretary of State @alisonrose711 @javachik pic.twitter.com/5MZ6FJz2is

Oct 29, 2014

RT @kcpolice: Heartbreaking. But the @Royals gave us an amazing season, and we're so proud to be part of this amazing city!

Oct 29, 2014

RT @dick_nixon: Jim Jones started in San Francisco too. Hundreds dead. Hundreds.

Oct 29, 2014

Damn, Royals. Ends not with a bang but a whimper. Good series though.

Oct 29, 2014

RT @M_Vernon: The most KC thing possible. RT @ChrisFickett: Bill Butler had OK Joe’s BBQ for second straight day. (by @rustindodd) kansascity.com/sports/spt-col…

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