Humor

A satirical post welcomes the metaphorical zombie state experienced by humans in the modern built environment as the path of least resistance for a literal, future zombie state. Exclusive
23 hours ago  By William Riggs
Matt Bevilacqua pens a response to a recent opinion piece by author Shalom Auslander in the <em>New York Observer</em> that decries the big city for turning people into "blithering narcissists."
May 22, 2012   Next American City
Granted, this post may straddle the borderline between funny and sadly pertinent in these challenging economic times. But, we think any rankings that rely upon the number of Dollar General stores in a 30-mile radius deserves a bit of a chuckle.
May 18, 2012   yahoo! Finance
Our annual list of the 10 best planning, design, and development websites represents some of the top online resources for news, information and research on the built environment. Exclusive
May 15, 2012  By Abhijeet Chavan
For their "Work Wear" series, <em>The Wall Street Journal</em> looks at the fashion habits of the employees of Richard Meier & Partners Architects.
May 12, 2012   The Wall Street Journal
Last week's record setting premiere of the Avengers movie franchise inspired the launch of a planning and design themed legion of superheroes on Twitter. Sommer Mathis interviews the urbanist behind the mask.
May 11, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
A Baltimore schoolteacher uses his phone and his bicycle to construct whimsical sketches on digital maps of the city, Nate Berg reports.
May 9, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
In this edition of <em>The Atlantic Cities'</em> weekly look at bans of note from across the country, John Metcalfe examines Jackson, Michigan's new anti-graffiti ordinance, and the lone street artist it is thought to target.
May 4, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
Out this week, the satirical newspaper <em>The Onion</em> has collected a host of stories dedicated to transit and transportation. Some of these you may have seen before, but many are new to us.
Apr 27, 2012   The Onion
John Metcalfe spotlights the "shocking, head-scratching and just plain zen tweets from @sheboyganscan, an anonymous Good Samaritan who monitors the police scanner in Sheboygan."
Apr 20, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
Looking for a leg up on the walking undead in preparation for the coming Zombie wars? Map of the Dead from Doejo, may be just what you're looking for, writes Roberto Baldwin
Apr 13, 2012   Wired