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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.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @NYTArchives: 64 years ago the “Storm of the Century” walloped the northeast, with gale force winds in NYC. nyti.ms/1phd1Fd pic.twitter.com/MvLWQVnCD6

Nov 25, 2014

RT @nycjim: Life is full of second chances. (And third and fourth.) As Bernie Kerik demonstrates on CNN. pic.twitter.com/WUhZVBaY0j

Nov 25, 2014

Calories in movie popcorn and a glass of the House Red won't be "free" anymore. nytimes.com/2014/11/25/us/…

Nov 25, 2014

If Twitter's CFO can't understand difference between private & public messages, what hope do the rest of us have? huffingtonpost.com/2014/11/25/twi…

Nov 25, 2014

Larry Craig a curious choice for GOP finance post, having been ordered to pay $242K for misuse of campaign funds. ktvb.com/story/news/pol…,

Nov 24, 2014

RT @moorehn: CEO of Delphi Financial (!!!) involved in strange mistress shenanigans, passive-aggressive subtweets ww2.nationalpost.com/m/wp/blog.html…

Nov 24, 2014

Email from @automobilemag tells me I'm "a member of the SURFER community" and my feedback matters a lot. I'm amped.

Nov 24, 2014

RT @elonmusk: Welcome back @RicardoR to run the @TeslaMotors communications team!

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