This year, Lowrider magazine – the journal of record for lowrider culture –ended its decades-long practice of featuring a scantily-clad woman on their covers. While this is for the best, it did get me wondering a bit about what would happen if other magazines picked up the practice, and switched to a 2015-and-earlier …
Man, I haven’t seen a copy of Painful Car Geek and Insufferable Pedant in years. It was just dumb luck that I found this one, crammed in a gap between the water heater and that huge box of oily rags I keep in my basement. I even remember this issue, from 2007.
The latest issue of Motor Balls looks like a real winner! Check out all that dynamism!
The new issue of Autoweek is great, with an amazing story on South African illegal car spinning in old BMWs, a review of the amazing retro game Drift Stage, and a piece on midnight parking lot engine swaps, car fires, and other sleepless maladies that make up a rally.
One of the best parts about writing in this modern age of internets, TV-Phone watches and all that is the instantaneous communication. I love that I can write something and then have a conversation about it or what an idiot I am right away. The speed of response is new, but the comments aren’t. Here’s some from 40…
The buff books have been churning out 'CAMARO BEATS MUSTANG/MUSTANG BEATS CAMARO' lines since the dawn of time. So what's the most trite, ridiculous car mag headline you've seen?
Car comparison tests are among the most popular reviews you find on the Internet or in car magazines. Does anyone actually listen to them though?
You've had the dream, we've all had the dream: a perfect car museum filled with classics is empty for the night and you have the keys inside. That's what these two kids got to do at the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart.
This is the trailer for RampTV, the upcoming online video mag of Ramp, Germany's award-winning ‘Vogue of car magazines.' It has drones. We're excited.
The golden age of supercars were heady days in the West, where there were actual people who could comprehend and buy them. But what was it like to look at the Ferrari 512 and the Lamborghini Countach in a world of planned economies and Trabant futures? An ongoing project explores the automotive dreams of Communist…