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Mike Spinelli
mspinelli
Apr 15
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I still can’t believe Jalopnik lasted 15 minutes, let alone 15 years. But I can always count on good people finding their way to becoming keeper of the takes. Godspeed, Ballaban. May a haircut that suits your face someday find you, as it has still eluded me. Or mine. Whatever.

Jun 21 2019
12

Thanks Yozzie. The awesome, resonant power of bullshitting about cars.

Oct 13 2017
2

We have another one-hour special (the Iceland episode) this season, and it definitely is nice to have the space.

Oct 13 2017
3

I would never do such a thing! That’s what half-witted manservants are for.

Apr 13 2016
1

I’m totally down for a pilgrimage to Louisville. As long as we can drive their van.

Nov 4 2015
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Well, it was like 1979 or 1980, so my recollection may be a bit hazy, and I may be combining different times, and yes, I know it sounds implausible to be so out to lunch, directions-wise. But a lot was left out, like how maybe we MISSED the RT 4 exit, and may have wound up SOUTH on 17 toward East Rutherford first, Read more

May 23 2015
15

I’m lame in ways you haven’t even imagined yet. What did it for you?

May 4 2015
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My dad had a red ‘75 sedan that we picked up from a dealership on Peninsula Boulevard in Five Towns (that’s Long Island). It immediately overheated on the Throgs Neck bridge, and then proceeded to disintegrate over the next 10 years. Yes, it lasted a whole decade. Shocking. Read more