or Galpin when you need them?Read more "Where’s West Coast Customs"
We’ve just been taking it light – victory laps, Neil Diamond songs, rain cancellations and all that other shit that eats up bloggy funtime. Post by Drive By Shootings – Photography.Read more "We’re Still Here"
Previously, I argued that publicity portended the death of Hookers and Squirrels the “Motorsports gathering” (née Cars and Coffee) in Scottsdale. Me, as an avowed hater of the city and idealized lifestyle of Scottsdale, fully expected that the city would take notice of this completely Constitutional gathering and start whining about “event” permits and other bureaucratic […]Read more "Things you learn by listening"
What a difference a couple of months makes. Suddenly (or so it seems), Cars and Coffee has turned into post-Soviet Russia. No more rigid no ads, no promoting policies. It’s open season. Suddenly, the “event” has outside corporate presenters. Yay capitalism. (This time: McLaren Scottsdale). Just as suddenly, no one gives a shit about the […]Read more "Soul: Sold"
The fine folks who turned cars and coffee into Hookers and Squirrels “the motorsports gathering” are a couple of steps ahead of our prediction model the fire chief was also present, and because of the size and sheer number of cars present many people are insisting on parking in the fire lanes. The fire chief […]Read more "Evidently"
About a month ago, we noticed some newspaper attention for a car show we go to every month. Concurrently, the “usual suspects” (whatever the fuck that is supposed to mean) changed the name of this thing from “Cars and Coffee” to “Scottsdale Motorsports Gathering.” The new name seemed a bit pretentious; the media coverage portended […]Read more "Eat the Rich: We Called It"
We’ve been going to Scottsdale’s “Cars and Coffee” for a couple of years now. There’s always some whacked out crazy mobile we’ve never seen before. Lots to shoot; lots to drool over. Sometimes there’s even coffee. But now, suddenly, the britches, they seem to be getting a little tight for this “informal” gathering. It’s gone […]Read more "Eat the Rich: The Oven is Preheating on This Goose"
Bugattiis come in more flavors than Veyron and fake.Read more "Kneel Before Zod"