ptak appreciates old racecars
Mar 13

That’s a good fantasy. I would brave crowded Costco lines without a surgical mask to test drive one.

Mar 13

I like the style, but HFV is right, it’s wayyyy too small to be a 300. I think the Giulia might be even smaller than the old 200. Read more

Jan 3

Nah man, I’m pretty fucking far from okay. Because, you see, this was an act pretty clearly designed to provoke a war. And war means absolutely horrific things. It means the deaths of hundreds of thousands (possibly millions) of American and Iranian soldiers. It means the deaths of hundreds of thousands (possibly Read more

Sep 29 2019

What is its purpose? Aside from being the dream of a very rich man who can build his dream, this thing can lift a space station greater in habitable volume than the ISS in one launch. (It’s taken over 40 missions to build the ISS) It could lift five or six James Webb Telescopes into orbit without having to fold up the Read more

Aug 15 2019

I’m fat, and I’m not offended. Sorry. Most people are fat because they eat too much and don’t get enough exercise, myself included. Read more

Aug 2 2019

I agree with everything you said with the exception of “I’d say he’s by far the most personally virtuous man who has occupied the Oval Office in my life, and would probably rank in the top three to five ever. Offhand, Jimmy Carter is the only President I can think of who might give him a serious run for his money Read more

Jul 31 2019

I guess yesterday was the real debate and the only argument left to settle is whether Warren is Sanders’ VP, or Sanders is Warren’s VP. 

Jul 24 2019

“I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.

Jul 5 2019

“But my favorite part of this car is the $20 light switch being shared from my F150 in this 1.2 mil supercar :)“ Read more

Jun 17 2019

Davey was my best and only friend from k-6th grade and really gave credence to the final words in the movie Stand By Me, “I never had any friends later on like I had when I was 12.” Rather, I am 43 now and I still have never found a friend quite like him later in life. Sadly I will never get to tell him face to face Read more

Jul 6 2018

Christ, I hate to have to say “both sides,” but I really, really appreciate you taking the time to point out that both sides of our current political spectrum deserve to be treated like human beings.

...even if certain elements of the Conservative movement would prefer to see some folks executed or locked away in dark Read more