mspinelli
Mike Spinelli
mspinelli
Sep 13 2019
18

You’re right on all of that. The difference is that all of those guys prepared for the effort. Tesla didn’t. Read more

Sep 13 2019
12

Every manufacturer cheats it up a bit at the Nurburgring but the GT R lap was fully egregious. It was so bad that Porsche broke the unwritten rule and publicly called them out on it. Read more

Jun 21 2019
1

My condolences to you and Davey’s family and friends. My thanks to you both for creating this weird-ass community. 

Jun 21 2019
3

I haven’t posted here since 2013, and can’t even figure out how to post as my old “LTDScott” handle here anymore, but I wanted to come out of the woodwork for this. Read more

Jun 21 2019
2

If we’d pissed anyone off, it was only because we ignored the public relations reps” Amen to that, not unlike shitty ass Car Throttle who sold out, Jalopnik kept true to the readership, and to that a cheer. “I didn’t care that Davey’s column wasn’t “doing big numbers.” I was proud of him, he was happy with it, and Read more

Jun 21 2019
1

“When a loved one goes missing, it’s a grinding sort of loss. A helical screw of hope and hopelessness augering into a stratum of grief, one crushing nanometer at a time....”

Jun 21 2019
4

Mr. Spinelli, amazing writing. I found Jalopnik in 2005ish as a high school kid more interested in beater old BMWs and Volvos and Alfas than the typical muscle car/tuner/truck interests of my peers. The Jalopnik you and Davey curated truely shaped my view on cars. My often unpopular view on cars taught me to have Read more

Jun 21 2019
2

Mike, what a beautiful tribute to your friend. “A relationship so well earned” really got to me. RIP.

Jun 21 2019
2

I’m sorry. He was lucky to know you & you him.  

Jun 21 2019
3

I remember a long time ago, in my early college years (2009 ish), my dad, who had realized my interest in automobiles, called me and said “you should check out the website Jalopnik”. Read more

Jun 21 2019
17

I still love his He Said / He Said review of the Audi RS4. I was in an awful job at the time and reading every Jalopnik story everyday helped pull me through. I’m so sad he died so young.

Jun 21 2019
2

Those were good times. Condolences to his friends and family.

Jun 21 2019
2

I want to say this with as much class as possible as I am not good at this writing stuff or how to say things the right way, but.......May he rest in Peace! I will miss his articles.

Jun 21 2019
3

shoehorning lyrics from Zen Arcade and Double Nickels on the Dime and You’re Living All Over Me into headlines touting Mercedes-Benz’s safety tech or a design refresh of some Honda or other.” Read more

Jun 21 2019
2

Well written, and well received.  Now I have to go read all Davey’s stuff.