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Recession Culture: Old Is the New New

We’ve told you about recession music, recession comfort, and depression cooking. Now: recession gadgetry? Last Year’s Model is a site encouraging users to reject disposable culture by hanging on to their good old gadgets as long as possible. It’s good for the pocketbook and good for the environment. We’ve got a 2004 model-year iPod whirring around the Freakonomics office. Is it retro-hip yet? [%comments]