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James Cobb

New York, New York
As seen in:  New York Times

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

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.
Apr 26, 2015

A $58,000 ticket for driving 64 in a 50 mph zone. No, @bypatrickgeorge, it’s not Virginia. nytimes.com/2015/04/26/wor…

Apr 25, 2015

RT @fmanjoo: You no longer have to be hot* to work at Abercrombie. time.com/3835521/abercr… (*hot as they define it, meaning white.) pic.twitter.com/33f8j3RwW1

Apr 25, 2015

RT @kelligrant: The avg. home receives 189 TV channels, but watches only 17. Could you save by slimming your cable bundle? cnb.cx/1J7N9Uv

Apr 25, 2015

Wily coyote captured in Battery Park City, of all places. At an outdoor cafe. nytimes.com/2015/04/26/nyr…

Apr 25, 2015

RT @Autosinsider: Detroit’s Big Three fear Asian trade pact: Deal would end America’s 25 percent tariffs on trucks         detne.ws/1dcpsNC

Apr 24, 2015

In a record year for recalls, GM paid CEO Mary Barra $16.2 million. nytimes.com/2015/04/25/bus…

Apr 24, 2015

On the bright side, meth might increase the Senate’s productivity. washingtoncitypaper.com/blogs/citydesk…

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