Santa’s got a Mean Machine…

Thursday, December 13, 2018
Santa’s got a Mean Machine…

Let’s be honest here, there aren’t too many Christmas songs that really mention hot rodding, but JD McPherson’s latest Holiday album titled “Socks” has a rocking little number… continue reading »

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The Concept Art Thread

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
The Concept Art Thread

Last week, I mentioned a new documentary about Detroit Design from the 1940’s through the 1960’s. While researching that feature, I ran across an old folder I had… continue reading »

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Fill ‘Er Up!

Friday, December 7, 2018
Fill ‘Er Up!

As I rolled on up, the bell did ring. Ping! Went the bell. Twist went the hand. Off went the key. The motor went from loud to quiet…. continue reading »

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Confessions of a Car Brochure Hoarder…

Thursday, December 6, 2018
Confessions of a Car Brochure Hoarder…

The other day my 8 year old son asked me, “What did you and Grandpa Jerry like do together when you were my age?” I think that was… continue reading »

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Moving On, In A Small Way

Friday, November 30, 2018
Moving On, In A Small Way

Last week, I stood in my parents’ basement staring at my old workbench. I went down there to carry out a simple task, yet there I was, standing… continue reading »

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The Barber’s Tub

Friday, November 16, 2018
The Barber’s Tub

A little more than 50 years ago, my grandparents and my dad found themselves at the intersection of Virginia and Plaza Streets in Reno, Nevada. The sky was… continue reading »

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Ford at the World’s Fair in 1934 and 1935

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Ford at the World’s Fair in 1934 and 1935

I’ve written about Ford at the 1964 World’s Fair before, but here’s some footage of Ford’s first presence at a World’s Fair, and it goes back 30 years… continue reading »

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Rods Illustrated

Monday, November 5, 2018
Rods Illustrated

My professional life started as a graphic designer… and my life as a designer was born from studying old car magazines. My favorite will always be the very… continue reading »

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