2 Audi Employees Crash While Hooning New A8

Chicago Jalops may recognize this as the northernmost point of Lake Shore Drive's outer highway, where LSD meets Sheridan Road and Broadway. It's about two blocks from my house, and the sweeping curve that leads to this intersection (pictured below) is right next to the park where a theatre production I'm in (… » 7/26/13 4:27pm 7/26/13 4:27pm

SEMA 2007: ENDLESS APPLICATION POTENTIAL!

Carbonetic is an offshoot of Across, which produces carbon-carbon composites using a patented method. The translation is that since they can make nearly anything out of carbon-carbon, they can also produce a series of clutches, limited slip differentials, and brake pads using the same stuff. What impressed us the most… » 11/01/07 2:45pm 11/01/07 2:45pm

Now Serving Popcorn, Candy, and Purple Microdots At The Drive-In!

Sadly, the drive-in movie theater has all but disappeared from the American landscape (though Joe Bob Briggs is still going strong). I was fortunate enough to work at the ticket booth at Alameda's Island Auto Movie during its final year, and I became quite a fan of our snack-bar ads during intermission. However,… » 10/26/07 2:00pm 10/26/07 2:00pm