For the longest time, some Dodge truck trims were called “Power Wagons.” Then Chrysler started calling their trucks “Dodge Ram.” A couple years ago, they dropped the “Dodge” in favor of simply “Ram.” With that history as a backdrop (notwithstanding the whole “ram”/”[just try to] dodge [the] ram” innuendo), what do we think the message is? Read More
When you’re out of Natty Light and Night Train, no ordinary grocery getter will get you to the liquor grocery store in the style to which you are accustomed, unless you roll up in this: 1977 Dodge Aspen “Special Edition.” We know it’s special: 1/2 yellow, 1/2 red to confuse eyewitnesses fit your usual two moods: […]Read more "Fredo Wang: Lowrider"
Time for a prize fight…
to outrun these assholes…
A million years ago, my Hyundai was a piece of shit, and the wife wanted a minivan. A $27,000 7 passenger minivan. Why that one? Because the second row had built in booster seats. Any van could have managed the soccer mom, grocery getter jobs, but we needed a palatial stretch with painted bumpers and a useless spoiler in order to get the bucket seats that folded down into boosters, so that kid 2 didn’t need a separate booster seat.
(Yes, I went along with this bullshit. Mea culpa. I didn’t do the math and I hoped to get laid out of the deal.
Karma: What a shock.
Or at least rank higher than the kids.) Read More
A two lane on ramp, that merges to one after signals. I am first on the ramp. I am first to the light. Some asshole comes up from the right, but again, I am first. La la la. It’s now like this: (5 southbound lanes) SB Carpool lane to EB I-10 SB to EB I-10 […]Read more "Don’t Fuck with me, I know Karate"
Playboy’s 2011 Cars of the Year hit the casting couch — Autoblog. We all know the story, and we’ve all used the line: we read Playboy for the articles. Somehow no one ever takes us seriously, but the fact of the matter is that Playboy is a men’s magazine with a wide readership and articles […]Read more "Playboy’s 2011 Cars of the Year hit the casting couch"
My dear guests, I am Mr. Roarke, your host. Welcome to Fantasy Island.Read more "Fantasy Island"