History On the Light Box

Friday, May 27, 2022
History On the Light Box

The light box was one of my favorite parts about working at a The Rodder’s Journal. Even though I grew up with film photography, there was something special… continue reading »

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LP of the Week: The Big Sounds of the Drags!

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
LP of the Week: The Big Sounds of the Drags!

Hard to believe that drag racing was once so popular that a recording giant like Capitol Records pressed albums about it, but in 1963 that’s exactly what they… continue reading »

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American Graffiti – The Perfect Car Movie?

Thursday, April 21, 2022
American Graffiti – The Perfect Car Movie?

Yes, we’ve talked about American Graffiti many times, but Ryan’s note about Paul Le Mat’s plight had me going back again, to this iconic film that made him… continue reading »

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The Art of Soap and Water

Tuesday, April 19, 2022
The Art of Soap and Water

Larry Kosilla of Ammo NYC is an artist, a miracle worker… An automotive detailer with deep passion for what he does. His skill of bringing the best out… continue reading »

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The Pit Pass (Plus!)

Friday, March 25, 2022
The Pit Pass (Plus!)

Last time I went to the H.A.M.B. Drags, it rained. And rained. And then rained some more. But that didn’t stop my friend Michael Starr and I from… continue reading »

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Hot Rod Club Paraphernalia

Monday, January 31, 2022
Hot Rod Club Paraphernalia

A couple of years ago, I found myself at LAX waiting on a delayed flight while sitting next to a young kid in a very old denim jacket…. continue reading »

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O Cousin, Where Art Thou?

Friday, January 21, 2022
O Cousin, Where Art Thou?

“The only way we’re leaving at 6:30 tomorrow morning is if we stay until last call.” That was the pact we made mid-dart game at The Bitter End… continue reading »

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The Art of the Model Car Decal

Friday, January 14, 2022
The Art of the Model Car Decal

My mom loves vintage board games. In recent years, we’ve made an effort to track them down and give them to her for Christmas. “King Oil,” “Bermuda Triangle,”… continue reading »

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