BRIXMIS Spy Cars Were Driven By Real Cold War 00’s

For almost the duration of the Cold War, a group of British intelligence officers roamed the East German countryside under the diplomatic cover of the British Mission, or BRIXMIS. Officially tolerated by the Soviet Union, but repeatedly targeted by the East Germany army as well as Stasi/KGB, they disguised themselves… read more »

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Why Spend Money On A Brand-New Tape Deck In My Jeep?

This past year I got in touch with Jeremy’s Radio Emporium about refurbishing the factory tape deck in my 1987 Jeep Grand Wagoneer. Although I swapped out the original driveline for a more modern LS V8 engine, I’ve worked hard to keep everything else about the Jeep as stock-appearing as… read more »

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Rockers Who Couldn’t Really Race

It’s a dangerous temptation that faces anyone who achieves success in one specific field: believing their own hype and trying to expand that golden touch to a completely different sphere. For some rock stars that means trying their hand at acting (hello, Mick Jagger), while for others it’s time to… read more »

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Code 45 Comic Character Bio: Pierre-Yves, aka ‘The Glue’

It’s Monday on the Code 45 Kickstarter campaign, which means it’s time for a fresh character bio. Today we’re going to look at Pierre-Yves, Vanessa’s roommate, who serves as her entry point to the world of Montreal’s underground music scene. Pierre-Yves is loosely based on an amalgamation of people I… read more »

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It’s A Code 45 #FullPageFriday With A Look Inside Issue #4

The Code 45 campaign is heading towards its first stretch goal, which we will be announcing tomorrow. at www.code-45.com. In the meantime it’s Full Page Friday with this sneak peak at Issue #4. Vanessa’s journey towards understanding the dragon menace that surrounds her really kicks into high gear in this… read more »

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