Raphael Orlove
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Raphael Orlove is features editor for Jalopnik.
4/3/20
9:35 AM
1

Alas, this was from Georgeana’s attempt at mass-marketing. Today, the “Terry” name is only for women’s cycle clothing; ‘Georgeana Terry’ still makes custom bikes, but few of them. What you found was just an old oddity, certainly nothing valuable or collectible. Her design ideas hit a market sector few noticed before, Read more

4/2/20
3:47 PM
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FYI, that ‘neat looking’ bike is a first generation Pake C’mute! They were pretty common around where I live and were generally considered to be a decent less-expensive alternative to the (very nice) Surly Cross Check cyclocross/commuter road bike.  Simple chromoly steel frame and easy to set up with whatever road Read more

3/31/20
5:27 PM
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Uh, it was a collection of short stories by Flannery O’Connor.

3/27/20
11:19 AM
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I unabashedly love the early 90's Sevilles. My dad had a black 97 SLS with chrome and the saddle leather interior he bought 10 years old for $3500. He called it The Eight Ball. Undeniably quick car for its size. The Northstar was no slouch when running properly and it did need a lot of attention. To me the best

3/26/20
11:48 PM
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My impression of GM is that it is a company that desperately wants to make bold, exciting things; but is simultaneously terrified of bold, exciting things. They’ll dazzle us over and over again with exciting concepts, but should something interesting accidentally make production, they’ll nearly always kill it with Read more

3/26/20
5:47 PM
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Styling is very much a matter of personal taste and that’s not to my taste. The back end doesn’t look like it belongs to the front. Read more

3/26/20
4:03 PM
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Car and Driver referred to the Sevilles in their review as “pre-vandalized”.

3/19/20
12:56 PM
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Chrysler loved the Portofino so much that they actually restored it after it was wrecked in an accident in transit. Which is pretty unusual, most concept cars are just crushed when they’re not useful anymore.

2/10/20
12:54 PM
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No matter what Raphael says, remember: there is no yellow being displayed on your monitor. It’s just a clever arrangement of red blue and green that tricks your brain into perceiving yellow.

1/31/20
9:54 AM
45

Please excuse me for some Borscht Belt-grade humor here but while Elon might spend all his time complaining about metaphorical snakes in the form of shorts, what he might actually be hindered by are literal snakes Read more

1/31/20
9:34 AM
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You know the old saying, if you want to make a lot of money, get into auto racing...wait.