Edward Humes' Work Is Rubbish

The author of 'Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair With Trash' discusses how he became fascinated with garbage.Edward Humes is a man of eclectic storytelling tastes. A former journalist awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1989 for a series of stories he wrote for the Orange County Register on the military establishment in Southern California, Humes has written 11 nonfiction books on subjects including how the GI Bill transformed the American Dream, Southern justice and the Dixie Mafia, and the juvenile justice system in Los Angeles County.

  • Book Review: 'A Man and His Mountain' by Edward Humes
    Shortly after finishing "A Man and His Mountain," Edward Humes's biography ... Then there's the vocation itself. Though Mr. Humes describes winemaking as "something ancient, unique, mystical, and profound," the work itself is quite tedious, and poetry ...
    10/24/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • 'Garbology' Book By Edward Humes Examines Trash In America
    Every cut, every shave, every subtle drag of his blade has a purpose, each forming a small piece of a much larger work, sprawling and unique. His peers call him Big Mike, for he is a mountain of a man, shaved head set like an amiable boulder atop broad ...
    04/29/2012 - 6:51 pm | View Link
  • Following Garbage's Long Journey Around The Earth
    And most landfill trash is made up of containers and packaging — almost all of which should be recycled, says Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Edward Humes, "It's instant trash ... The perverse economies of it work because of the nature of our consumer ...
    04/26/2012 - 3:36 am | View Link
  • Book Review: Garbology by Edward Humes
    Just in time for the 42nd annual Earth Day, author Edward Humes has published Garbology ... but it makes for a hell of a benchmark to work towards. Garbology is a well-written look at the very real problems we face in disposing of our waste.
    04/17/2012 - 7:26 pm | View Link
  • 'Eco Barons: The Dreamers, Schemers and Millionaires Who Are Saving Our Planet' by Edward Humes
    And yet by invoking the industrial barons of the 19th century -- the dangerous men who amassed inconceivable wealth in railroads, real estate, steel -- Humes' title creates the ... it's a peerage of hard work, of walking the walk. Meanwhile, examples ...
    04/4/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • No Matter How Loud I Shout A Year in the Life of Juvenile ...
    Edward Humes vents his frustrations about the juvenile justice system in No Matter How Loud I Shout. As a counselor and teacher of juvenile delinquents in LA County ...
    07/3/2015 - 10:20 pm | View Website
  • Recycling: Why Better Than Nothing Isn't Good Enough ...
    Edward Humes argues that recycling is indeed economically efficient, and that pointing to occasional exceptions does not disprove the general rule. Still, he argues ...
    07/3/2015 - 2:56 pm | View Website
  • Mississippi Mud: Southern Justice and the Dixie Mafia ...
    Mississippi Mud: Southern Justice and the Dixie Mafia [Edward Humes] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. NOW UPDATED WITH EXPLOSIVE COURTROOM DETAILS ...
    07/3/2015 - 1:30 pm | View Website
  • NO MATTER HOW LOUD I SHOUT : A Year in the Life of ...
    NO MATTER HOW LOUD I SHOUT : A Year in the Life of Juvenile Court [Edward Humes] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Now updated with a new ...
    07/3/2015 - 12:19 pm | View Website
  • Edward Crawford
    Edward Crawford has been performing his unique style of illusion for over 15 years and has captivated audiences throughout the world. Those who have witnessed his ...
    07/2/2015 - 8:48 pm | View Website
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