Monthly Archives: March 2012


Three Underrated Enthusiast Cars of the ’90s 3

The ’90s were an interesting time for me as an automotive enthusiast. It was in 1996 that I first developed a more-than-passing interest in cars. It was in 1998 that I got my license, and it was in 1999 that I first drove a car that I could call mine. […]


The REAL Top Ten Bad Ass Car Movies Ever Made

In honor of the upcoming new season of Top Gear on BBC America, these people have done a top ten list of the “most bad ass car movies” ever made. The concept sounds cool and the link was posted by the Top Gear Twitter account, so I figured it must […]


Book Review: Harry Truman’s Excellent Adventure 1

If you are on this site, you have probably figured out that I have something of a fascination with cars. What probably doesn’t come through, though, is an interest in history that is more than passing. Indeed, my collection of nonfiction books dwarfs the two small shelves of novels at […]


Three ways to drive a car, not an appliance

Every year around this time we find out what the best selling cars of the past year were and every year, we see the same thing. Americans, it seems, love two kinds of cars: big honking pickup trucks and bland, reliable sedans. America’s strange obsession with the pickup is fodder […]