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Maybe It’ll Take a Recession to Free Us From the Shackles of ‘Premium’

When I was told everyone was going to be writing New Year’s Day posts about the possible and maybe likely coming recession, I can’t say that I was thrilled with the idea. This is how we want to start the year? No wonder we don’t get invited to more parties. Well, the last thing I …

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This 1990s Japanese Street Racing Movie Makes The Fast and the Furious Look Like The Godfather

Today’s challenge is to see how much of 1996’s Megalopolis Expressway Trial Max you can watch before you lose your mind and/or become a master of the touge. A couple months back I started wasting all of my time watching old Japanese drifting videos from the mid-2000s. I do not know how many hours I …

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Ten Automotive-Themed Street Drugs You Should Be Aware of That I Probably Made Up

It’s a crazy world out there, and, as gearheads, we find ourselves on the streets more than most, since that’s the natural habitat of cars. The street is also where street drugs come from, so it only makes sense that a whole sub-category of street drugs would arise with the innocent and vulnerable car-lover in …

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Radwood LA Next Sunday At The Petersen Museum Will Be Rad To The Max

Image: Lane Skelton/Radwood The skate shoes are laced, I’ve dug out my Walkman and my copy of Sports on Chrysalis cassette, and the parking deck has been cleared, it’s almost time for the most totally ‘80s and ‘90s party of the year, Radwood LA. This Is Your Raddest Radwood Philly Gallery of Radness This past Sunday, …

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What Were Your Favorite Cars When You Were a Kid and Are They Still Cool?

CountersteerYour true stories of good and bad things that happen in cars.   Many people’s automotive tastes are fluid, changing as we age or as as new design trends make our former-favorites look dated. So let’s have a look at the cars you used to drool over as a kid, and discuss whether they’re still cool. …