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My Favorite Year: The Pop Culture Peak That Was 1984

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 06.13.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Thirty years ago! Scary! Yet inspiring. (Certainly most millennials I encounter are ripping off that era as fast as their iPad-laden hands can grab.) For your pleasure and edification, I was there (and then), and I reflect.

Dave Jamieson

Driven To Violence: Are Big Banks To Blame For Repossessions Gone Wrong?

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.22.2012 | Business

As auto repossessions go, the case of the 2004 Dodge Ram looked to be an easy one. The assignment was what industry insiders call a "voluntary repo," ...

Tales of the 99%: Riding With the Repo Man

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Home
Harmon Leon

Outside the Grand Sierra casino a huge video marquee has the blazoned words, "ANOTHER LUCKY WINNER CAROL S. $34,500." The large image of a smiley old ...

Director Alex Cox To Teach At CU Boulder

The Daily Camera | Posted 07.19.2011 | Denver

Acclaimed director Alex Cox -- best known for his '80s cult classics "Repo Man" and "Sid and Nancy," a gritty biopic of the Sex Pistols' Sid Vicious -...

Repo Rage: Man Rams Tow Truck, Barricades Self In Home

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

TUSTIN, Calif. — A California man suspected of ramming a tow truck that was repossessing his car has surrendered peacefully after an 11-hour sta...

Nick Popovich: The Learjet Repo Man

Salon | Marc Weingarten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It was snowing hard when the bank called Nick Popovich. They needed to grab a Gulfstream in South Carolina now. Not tomorrow. Tonight. All commercial...

Repo Business Is Booming

New York Times | David Streitfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

So many people have so many things they can no longer afford. This is an excellent time to be a repo man. When a boat owner defaults on his loan, the...