Why Would Someone Blog About Every Star Trek DC Comics Issue? #5 – Mortal Gods

DC Comics Star Trek #5 (Mortal Gods) directly answers my criticisms about the previous issue by giving us a story that, if not wholly original, is at the very least non-derivative of an episode from The Original Series. That being said it does pose a number of chronology problems that… read more »

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Car Features That Were Weird, But Absolutely Necessary

Some of the weirdest car features of all time ended up hitting the market because they were the only solution to a particularly obscure design problem. For example, did you know Lamborghini made a version of the Countach with a…periscope? Neither did I until I put this feature together for… read more »

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Why Would Someone Blog About Every Star Trek DC Comics Issue? #4 – Deadly Allies

DC Comics Star Trek #4 (Deadly Allies) offers the kind of story I’ve been dreading since I first began reading this run. It only took a handful of issues before Mike W. Barr decided it was time to start mining past episodes of The Original Series for entire plotlines. (I’m… read more »

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That Time Dodge Tried To Design ‘Cars For Women’

Detroit’s modus operandi for much of its early existence was not so much to listen to what the customer wanted, but rather tell them what they needed. Naturally, there were times when this prescriptive perspective fell dramatically out of step with the market at large, which resulted in some very… read more »

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Some Car Sequels Capped The Original

Not every automotive icon achieved that status right out of the box. There are more than a few legendary cars and trucks out there that had to wait for a redesign to kick in before they were able to turn heads and make history. You might be surprised by how… read more »

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Celebrating 40 Years Of Yuppie Automotive Excess

It’s been 40 years now since the term ‘yuppie’ entered the lexicon as a way of discussing the young urban professionals who flooded America’s suburbs and urban cores during the 1980s. The pursuit of filthy luchre was in, and with it came a slew of new luxury rides that would… read more »

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