Fordlandia: A Hot Rod Amusement Park?

Fordlandia: A Hot Rod Amusement Park?

I’m sure you’ve read the stories about ‘Fordlandia’, Henry Ford’s failed attempt to build a massive rubber production facility deep in the Amazon rainforest. It was a monumental… continue reading »

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The Rube Goldberg Disaster of 2021

The Rube Goldberg Disaster of 2021

The video below describes the actions that took place early last week. It was one of those avoidable disasters, but only if you have the tightest of asses… continue reading »

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Driving around So-Cal circa 1952…

Driving around So-Cal circa 1952…

Time for another vintage driving film remastered at 60 frames per second and colorized a bit. My guess, by some of the license plates spotted, is that this… continue reading »

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The Elephant On The Zoom

The Elephant On The Zoom

Last Friday, I was invited to be on a sort of “industry zoom” setup by a number of different decision makers in our market. Typically, I’ve shied away… continue reading »

Gone Shopping

Gone Shopping

Earlier this week, I found myself in Camas, Washington, strolling the tree-lined streets and enjoying the sights and sounds of small-town life. Out on Fourth Street, I studied… continue reading »

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The 674 mph Plymouth Coupe

The 674 mph Plymouth Coupe

The February 1962 Hot Rod magazine has one of the most unusual stories you could imagine: A beat up Plymouth coupe launched off the deck of an aircraft… continue reading »

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2021 H.A.M.B. Drags Are Off

2021 H.A.M.B. Drags Are Off

So I’ve decided to cancel the 2021 H.A.M.B. Drags… And while I think a lot of people will probably assume that Covid contributed to this decision, it was… continue reading »

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Hot Rod Magazine Yearbook No. 1 (1961)

Hot Rod Magazine Yearbook No. 1 (1961)

This last weekend was a great one for a few reasons. First, my buddy Kevin brought down the super-clean, gennie ’32 frame I bought off the HAMB classifieds… continue reading »

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