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Elizabeth Blackstock
elizabeth-werth
Weekends at Jalopnik. Managing editor at A Girl's Guide to Cars. Lead IndyCar writer and assistant editor at Frontstretch. Novelist. Motorsport fanatic.
Nov 17
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Thanks for the ideas! I’d really love to do more of the educational stuff you mentioned, both in terms of history and for the beginner. And the biographies is a really fun idea, too—based on analytics from a different site I’m at, people really like to know what celebs of the past drove. I am no longer working three Read more

Nov 16
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I am the only one on the weekends, yes. Nine posts a day on weekends for a total of 18—which is the way it’s been for as long as I can remember. Brownell and I were doing the same thing back in 2018 when we split the weekend shift! Read more

Nov 15
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Well... my husband is Canadian, and I'm hanging out with him right now. An honorary Canadian, not a real one!

Nov 14
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I believe Fanatec is the only company that sells a multiplatform wheel that has a PS4 base and a Xbox rim, but they’re a little expensive. I have also heard that you can buy any wheel you want as long as you also get a Drivehub, but I cannot vouch how well that works! I've heard some people grump about it, but most Read more

Nov 14
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While you do have a point, it’s 1000CAD, which is $750 in USD, which is about what we’d be spending on a brand new PS5 and a few games. Like, yeah, it was definitely an investment, but it makes sense for us in the long run considering it's helped me learn race tracks before I go to them and iRacing is basically the Read more

Nov 14
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You're not wrong, honestly. It gets expensive as hell really fast. My husband's philosophy is that he's only going to spend as much as he would on, like, a new gaming console and the games and setup he'd have for that which seems fully reasonable to me. If I can buy a well-functioning, real-life vehicle with the money Read more

Nov 14
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I hope your setup works out for you! I think the main thing is to keep an open mind. Yeah, there’s a ton of stuff out there, but a lot of it is good shit. My husband's pals all have vastly different setups, and it's mainly a matter of getting used to what's in front of you.

Nov 14
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I usually make seasonal playlists based on the random stuff I come across or feel like listening to, but I haven’t done anything for the fall. Here's my summer playlist which has still been on repeat: Read more

Nov 7
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We have a nice little tract of land with a trail on it by our house and I'm SO EXCITED to take it out there. I feel like it'll be more enjoyable for me than road driving in terms of getting used to the way it handles.

Nov 7
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It’s definitely one of those “have a beer and zone out after a long day” movies from what I’ve gathered. It’s been sitting on my Netflix list since it came out but..... all I have watched all year is Forensic Files.

Nov 7
2

That is the movie! But along with the movie, Visit Abu Dhabi also made an advertisement? I think that's what happened? My husband and I haven't been able to parse out the finer points, but it mainly seems like Visit Abu Dhabi got cool footage to use to market its tourism industry.

Nov 7
2

It's definitely a "damned if you do, damned if you don't" situation, which sucks because this season has been so good!!

Nov 7
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My goal is to sample all flavors of truck so that I can make an educated decision and see what fits my style

Nov 7
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See, I have a feeling you're onto something here. I have no hard feelings toward smaller trucks because I recognize trucks have utility and function, which are two things I have come to appreciate the longer I have to lug around tons of shit. But the big beefers? Woof.