Misha Lanin
mishalanin
You can probably find me in Brooklyn or Saint Petersburg, most likely in a semi-broken car. @mishalanin (insta) or misha.lanin@gmail.com
2/13/20
8:30 AM
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I remember how, in Gran Turismo 3 (A-spec, I believe), you for some reason couldn’t buy this car for credits. Its price was like “N/A” or something. And so seven year old me was like: what makes this Acura so damn special?
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12/19/19
7:09 PM
2

I’m hearing that it’s based on a Lada 2109. The raddest of the Ladas.

12/9/19
8:13 AM
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In terms of the Soviet stuff, I’ve owned the lot--except for a GAZ. My previous ZAZ 968M was perpetually broken. But it meant so much to me, because I grew up hearing friends & family tell me of their broken ZAZ tales, and then suddenly I had my own. The Prinz doesn’t mean anything to me in this sense. Read more

12/5/19
12:14 PM
6

How cheap is the last Subaru Outback (2014 or 2015 or something) with a manual?

12/3/19
9:31 AM
4

You could probably get away with peeing somewhere in the back. 

12/3/19
9:30 AM
6

Damn, there’s something particularly flattering and special about you reading my story to your kid. I don’t even know what to say.

12/2/19
2:54 PM
3

See, in the same way, the Town Car is about to be my Checker. I was never around for the Checker. I’m an extremely late-stage millennial.

11/15/19
2:20 PM
9

For the ice cream, I suggest coming during the ‘summer.’ Which is like, a little bit of June, most of July, and sometimes August, too. 

9/25/19
8:16 PM
4

I totally agree about the cheddar cheese-stick NY plates.

9/25/19
8:16 PM
3

I’m very fascinated by the whole Lada Canada history. It’s something I want to look into in the near future.