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James Cobb

New York, New York
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Before entering witness protection, I edited the autos section of The New York Times. Knows people who know people.

Why Nikki Haley Finally Called for It to Come Down

zocalopublicsquare.org — The most striking aspect of the Bamberg, South Carolina, grade school class photo (circa 1980) is not the nine black youngsters scattered among the 23 white pupils. Bamberg schools had been integrated under a court order roughly a decade earlier.
Jul 07, 2015

By the author of one of my favourite books: The Most Southern Place on Earth fb.me/2amPRwUlY

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.
Aug 15, 2014

Came across this old Cadillac review I wrote. Holds up pretty well, I think. nytimes.com/2001/07/15/aut…{%221%22%3A%22RI%3A7%22}

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.
Dec 03, 2013

Tracking to break daily traffic record. RT @Rivardreport: Mr. Mayor, Please Stop Calling #SanAntonio 7th Largest City bit.ly/1c8dEnv

Dec 03, 2013

How big is San Antonio? Some smart points raised here...tho I like betting people that SA is bigger than Dallas. therivardreport.com/mr-mayor-pleas…

Dec 03, 2013

RT @Rivardreport: Congrats @lewmoormon whose open letter to @juliancastro set a new single day traffic record: bit.ly/1ca7lzT #rack

Dec 05, 2013

RT @monikam: Great take on our fair city from @lewmoorman via @rivardreport: undiscovered, affordable, authentic, inexpensive paulstamatiou.com

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.
Aug 23, 2013

NYT Autos: Introducing Tom Voelk's Driven video reviews. How much Charmin will fit in an Impala? ow.ly/odMnt

Jul 30, 2015

A few batches of blue meth and Jesse Pinkman’s house could be yours. #breakingbad nydailynews.com/life-style/rea…

Jul 30, 2015

Endangered species to be projected onto Empire State Bldg, at least until some trophy hunter tries to shoot them. nytimes.com/2015/07/31/mov…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @s_m_i: An ultra-Orthodox man stabbed 6 people at Jerusalem's gay pride parade today. 2 people were seriously wounded. buzzfeed.com/sheerafrenkel/…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @AlexisCoe: Woman with a baby in gas-resistant pram, England, 1938 #tbt pic.twitter.com/mMPuXA3om9

Jul 30, 2015

30 years from now, when you trip and fall on a sidewalk, this is the kid who’ll sue ‘em for everything they got. blogs.wsj.com/law/2015/07/28…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @cjchivers: One driver of hunters' motivations to kill rare wildlife are "lists" promulgated by hunting clubs. cf, this: nyti.ms/1JU5GiJ #cecil

Jul 29, 2015

RT @pourmecoffee: U-S-A! U-S-A! "Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall have close encounter with bald eagle" (Chris Jackson/Getty) pic.twitter.com/6w0aXGROIi

Jul 29, 2015

@The_Analyst Try that again. Wouldn’t you prefer a combover to a layover?

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