broylescohen
MrEko
broylescohen
Oct 16
25

So why is there so much focus on disarming law abiding Americans? Why the desire to take away long rifles despite the FBI saying rifles and shotguns combined are used in only 6% of crimes? Read more

Oct 16
33

Umm....”Police recovered spent rifle rounds near Byrd’s body at the crime scene.”

Oct 11
7

I hope this takes effect quickly. I have so much respect and admiration for protesters and supporters. It’s no small thing as is evident. Folks can also be disappeared without consequence. Such injustices are a heartbreaking reminder of how the brutality of an ongoing colonial mindset & policing intersect to devastate Read more

Aug 12
1

The Type 181 body doesn’t make sense as a car. It looks like a military off-road vehicle, with the square-cornered utility of the 300GD and the Defender.

Aug 12
2

Carl buys an Oldsmobile Achieva sedan, and tries—fruitlessly—to keep it from being collateral damage in one of Steve’s mishaps. Read more

Aug 12
2

DUD!
i think that one had a faulty gas gauge as well. and it was a plot arc through both seasons. Read more

Aug 12
1

I’m about 10 years older than you. Interesting thing is I had seen all of these vehicles out and about during my youth. Well, maybe only one Isetta. Perhaps it is location issue as well as the the decade time difference. Lived in southern NM where there is no such thing as rust, narry even surface rust other than from Read more

Aug 12
1

As I was of age at the time, there was also an episode of That’s So Raven (which is a 2000s sitcom) that has Raven and her friends buy their first car, which turns out to also be a VW Type 181, and fight over how to decorate it and where to go in it. It may well have been a homage to Moesha’s Type 181.

Aug 12
1

The Thing is probably the closest. . . thing VW made to a Jeep. Maybe it was more about new vs. used, but it was actually a good choice for someone in SoCal to drive. Today even a ratty one would be popular.

Aug 11
1

It’s only appropriate they put one of these in if they ever reboot or remake the series.

Aug 11
3

To this day, even having lived in California for a year, I’ve never seen one in real life, they only exist in my mind as a B-plot in a UPN sitcom. But why, I ask myself now at 35, did they make fun of this car so much? I want one. Read more

Aug 11
1

There is a guy down where my dad and some other family members have trailers for beach getaways that has an orange one in the trailer park. Saw him the last Christmas when I was down there and was rubber necking to see it. My sister wondered what I was looking at then confirmed she saw the guy driving out of the park Read more

Aug 11
4

I remember seeing a Thing on the road here and there in MI, but I’m about a decade older than you. And they weren’t even a slim fraction as common as the Beetle. Read more