Talk radio: get it while you can

As you can imagine, Heller doesn’t believe in peak oil, so he’s all set to grill Alten about his “ludicrous” novel. I think I’m supposed to provide air support.

Vocations after the Oil Age

Do you have a post-carbon vocation lined up? And more importantly, at least to me, what’s a worthless academician to do, once the academy — already structurally weakened by inattention to society’s needs — is crushed beneath the weight of its own hubris?

1984 in Laughlin, Nevada

I take heart, knowing the bloated cow of economic growth grows ever closer, ever more dangerous (and ever more odorous) with each turn of the imperial wheels: “Whoever is winning at the moment will always seem to be invincible.”

Earth: The Sequel

I’m an optimist, but I try to infuse my thoughts with the occasional dose of reality. It’s Endgame for the Empire. And that’s a very good thing.

An overdue explanation

Matt Savinar’s website gives a broad and compelling overview of the fix we’re in, and it debunks ridiculous ideas such as “deep” and “abiotic” oil, and also hydrogen as a fuel. It’s worth reading the site’s breaking news every day.

What shall we call it?

The Arizona Republic ran my lengthy op-ed in their Viewpoint section today. So far, a few minutes before noon, responses are mixed. About half are vile, in-denial buckets of hate. The other half are thankful, fearful, and/or curious to learn more.