A little light reading for the weekend:
I suppose you had to be there somehow, but it was good.
Completely random poll, mostly because I’ve got a rare few open brain cells and it’s time to beat back the bad VW vibes a bit: Pick the car you most want to own right now. Instinctive pick, no overthinking. My own answer in comments in a few.
Without getting all Do you know who I am? about it, do you think I should mention to the guy who is trying to tell me about how weird choices are sort of what Jalopnik is about that I used to be on staff here and was responsible for four months of those weird choices in AOTD?
We are the music makers,And we are the dreamers of dreams,Wandering by lone sea-breakers,And sitting by desolate streams;—World-losers and world-forsakers,On whom the pale moon gleams:Yet we are the movers and shakersOf the world for ever, it seems.
Or: what you have to do so you don’t drip carb cleaner on the apartment carpet.
Quick question: who here would have been driving a Scion xD with an Oppo sticker through Ithaca around eight this evening?
Apple isn't going to build a car. It's going to build a whole lot of stuff inside the car.
On the wish for better copywriting and less mental angst:
Like nice clothes? Like living well? Like old touring cars that live at moderate speeds?
Well, this is a pleasant (if slightly creepy) coincidence:
As if we need further evidence that the collector-car market is chest-deep in insanity:
In case you wanted to know what kind of dog the Michelin Man owns:
If you're not too busy this morning and want to feel like the peon you are, Bonhams has a live feed of their Bond street auction:
hard fast path follows the sweep of these hills between fields of grain left late, swift steel and glass shell pushing against itself a whispered shock of wind then onward
The much-rumored special-edition F12, done to commemorate 60 official years in the US, has been introduced.
And then has to deal with obnoxious headline misrepresentations.
Sad news for all us old punks, skateboarders, and counterculture kids: Jay Adams, one of the original Z-Boys and essential pioneer of modern skateboarding, died of a heart attack yesterday in Mexico.
Okay, so apparently yesterday's SoM post (relentless pimping: here) was a bit of a lead balloon. Not sure if no one got the joke of the MarketMotion℠ list of hopeless cases and took it too seriously, or if it was just one of those jokes that wasn't. (C'mon, recommending a Renault Alliance as a collector car?)
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