Premier Patina

Friday, February 8, 2019
Premier Patina

I’m happy we live in an era where the well-worn look can be celebrated. It encourages people to go out, drive their cars, get stone chips on the… continue reading »

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Hot Rod Comic of the Day: Rodd Racer

Thursday, January 17, 2019
Hot Rod Comic of the Day: Rodd Racer

I was recently organizing my reference bookshelves at work and stumbled upon a great 80 page story that I picked up at Comic-Con back in 2010 called “Rodd… continue reading »

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Hot Rod Sketches on an iPad…

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Hot Rod Sketches on an iPad…

The digital age has brought us many great tools, from the laptop I’m typing this post on, to the powerful computer we keep in our pocket and call… continue reading »

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Happy 50th Birthday, Hot Wheels!

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Happy 50th Birthday, Hot Wheels!

OK, I’m a little late on this one- Hot Wheels actually first hit the shelves in May of 1968, but it’s still worth celebrating 50 years of the… continue reading »

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The First Belly Tank?

Friday, January 4, 2019
The First Belly Tank?

It doesn’t matter what subject you’re discussing, history can get pretty murky pretty quickly. From an early age we’re taught to avoid definitive words like “first” and “only”… continue reading »

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Book Report: Legacy of JUSTICE (an American Family Story)

Thursday, January 3, 2019
Book Report: Legacy of JUSTICE (an American Family Story)

If you don’t know who the Justice Brothers were,  Ed, Zeke and Gus are woven into the history of Hot Rodding and American racing going back to the… continue reading »

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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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