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October 8, 2018 – 1:55 pm | Edit Post

There’s a puzzling but common conundrum on the modern automotive landscape: it seems that the more money you spend on a face-melting hypercar, the less actual driving it will let you do.

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Faded Tinsel, Rusting Iron

February 12, 2009 – 9:39 pm | Edit Post
Faded Tinsel, Rusting Iron

Last year, I fulfilled a lifelong dream to finally visit the Detroit show with a close companion, and it was a great experience. I now realize that we were both lucky to have finally made our travel plans work out when we did, because if we had put things off for just one more year we would have been severely disappointed.

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Drive-Thru Blues

February 6, 2009 – 12:14 am | Edit Post
Drive-Thru Blues

The next time you stop by Wendy’s for a mid-day snack, count how many cars you see there just sitting, idling in line waiting for their food. Have you ever considered just how colossal a waste this is?

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Review of Microsoft Zune 120

February 4, 2009 – 3:16 pm | Edit Post
Review of Microsoft Zune 120

Having abandoned satellite radio and requiring a new form of audio entertainment for my automobile, I decided to finally invest in a sizeable MP3 player. While I had owned a number of 2 gigabyte and smaller devices over the years, I knew that in order to match the depth and breadth of music that XM used to provide me with I would require something with a high capacity hard drive.