We're Going To Do Weird Things With Cars

Back in 2008, I conned Make: magazine into sponsoring me and three other car guys and artists to enter a car in the 24 Hours of LeMons. The way I convinced them was pretty simple: car people and DIY/maker people have lots in common, but the two groups don't have as much interaction as you'd think they would. I'd like… » 6/14/12 4:00pm 6/14/12 4:00pm

Canadian Cayenne Copiously Covered In Crap

In the art-car world, the entry-level project is to simply glue a bunch of crap to your car. It doesn't take too much skill or effort, and can really inject some personality in your rusty '93 Corolla. If you actually have a vision and some talent, it can even turn out pretty cool. The one hard and fast rule, though, is … » 5/28/12 3:00pm 5/28/12 3:00pm

Wenches On Street-Legal Pirate Ship Ready To Keelhaul Denver

You see all sorts of desert pirate ships at Burning Man, but most of those machines can't roll on public roads. Come to Denver, however, and you might find this Chevrolet-truck-based vessel raising the Jolly Roger in your rear-view mirror! » 7/24/10 3:00pm 7/24/10 3:00pm

Artist Builds Amazing Vintage Racer From Cardboard And Hot Glue

Denny Hulme's 1969 Can-Am victory in a McLaren M8B was one of the high points of motorsport for enthusiast Bob Rubin, who commissioned artist Chris Gilmour to make this amazing full-scale M8 from cardboard and hot glue. » 6/17/10 2:30pm 6/17/10 2:30pm