Sounds of a Record Breaking: Craig Breedlove's First Land Speed Record…

It's hard to remember a time when sound-effects records — like those of auto racing, bird calls and floor waxers (seriously) — were more popular than, well, other kinds of records. In fact, we don't remember that time at all, because we were (as grandma used to say) "with the angels." Fleetwood Sounds, a company that… » 6/19/06 1:48pm 6/19/06 1:48pm

Windows for Your Scraper: Media Center in Buick Century

Bumbeck's threatening to get on his bad motor scooter and descend down the 110 from the heights of Montrose to check out Gawker Media's new San Pedro facilities. And when we think of Bumbeck, we think of two things (among other things): Sammy Hagar's pre-solo oeuvre and this classic dictum: "I have a theory that… » 11/29/05 4:20am 11/29/05 4:20am