Are Automotive Tchotchkes Invading Your Workspace?

Having just moved one timezone to the east, I've performed a fairly severe purge of the automotive tchotchkes that accreted in my office. Still, new ones keep showing up, and I cannot bear to ditch them.

A team at last weekend's Arse Sweat-a-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons race gave me a pretty cool diecast Live And Let Die Mini Moke, and it goes without saying that I'm going to give it a prominent place on the bookshelf next to my desk.

Are Automotive Tchotchkes Invading Your Workspace?

LeMons Chief Perpetrator Jay Lamm gave me this great 1:18 diecast 1970 AMC Rebel Machine as a wedding gift, and only the Richard Nixon section of my library seemed suitable for its parking spot.

Are Automotive Tchotchkes Invading Your Workspace?

Back in '07, when Jonny Lieberman, Davey Johnson, and I became obsessed with the Opel Manta, I ordered this beautiful LED-illuminated Manta "leuchtbild" from a seller on eBay Deutschland. The only proper place for my Manta shrine? Atop my much-duct-taped, on-its-11th-motherboard-since-1999 computer case, of course!

How about you? Do you have four thousand slot cars piled up around your desk? Bent connecting rods? Aztek brochures?