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Oct 1
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At least until somebody makes Solberg a team principal. 

Sep 23
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I am more and more convinced that the design team drew up a more standard 3/4 series, and then the focus groups that said it didn’t look as “sporty” as the equivalent Audis because the grille wasn’t as enormous. So execs told the design team to make the grille more aggressive at the last minute, and they came up with Read more

Aug 24
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So dumb. Actual Silvias with real-deal SR20DET’s, minimal modifications and reasonable mileage are now easy to find from most of the JDM importers out there, at half this cost.

Aug 7
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As a fellow car person, I have no idea how Biden coped with being VP and not being allowed to drive. It is genuinely upsetting for me to even think about it.
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Aug 6
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“Staying Alive” was in the scene where Dwight cuts the face off the CPR dummy. I wonder if they paid for it.

Aug 4
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Re: the turbo 3, that’s almost three and a half grand more than a WRX for less power and no manual option. Yikes.

Aug 3
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I’m reading a collection of Baldwin’s essays right now, and the way he talks about policing, particularly the mindset of white cops in black neighborhoods, is downright spooky.

Aug 3
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That’s a great point. Malcom and the NOI would have been a lot scarier to white Christians than a pointedly nonviolent Baptist preacher. Read more

Jul 9
4

Yup. Which plays into Americans’ temporarily-embarrassed-millionaires complex, because if an asshole like me can become ultra-rich (and/or scam his way into the presidency), then my ship’s eventually going to come in too.

Jul 9
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I have that book (Anti-Intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter) on my shelf right now. It absolutely terrifies me that it was published (and won the Pulitzer, as you say) fifty-six years ago, before partisan cable news and the Internet convinced everyone that they had their own little monopolies on the Read more

Jul 8
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Thanks for the explanation, and for your username, which is a goddamned treasure.

Jul 8
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This. Poor white people in particular hate the concept of white privilege, even the suggestion that it might exist, because if you haven’t had to fight a race-based headwind your entire life and you still haven’t gotten ahead, well, how badly does that reflect on you? It creates cognitive dissonance and sparks a Read more

Jun 30
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Can we start calling them “moist clutches” instead of “wet clutches”? Just putting it out there.

Jun 30
2

Whoa, hold up. Don’t lump him in with the rest of us Jalops.

Jun 17
4

Speaking of the inevitable 86/BRZ comparison, this is also STI money for less power than a base WRX.

Jun 16
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Just put a couple X’s on the side mirrors and rebrand it as the Straight Edge.