Mercedes-Benz C-Class Drift Commercial Portends A Hellish Future

Lately, I've been seeing this commercial for the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class an awful lot, and it's kind of been haunting me. And not just because the disembodied voice of Don Draper is telling me, calmly but firmly, how awesome the new car is. There's something profoundly disturbing about this ad, and I want to get to… » 7/07/12 2:00pm 7/07/12 2:00pm

On a V8-powered Hyundai Genesis and the essence of SEMA

Garishly outfitted cars in brightly-colored, energy drink logo-festooned booths teeming with booth babes, brahs in flat bills and old men in auto-themed Hawaiian shirts inhaling a fragrance of waterless car wash and hepatitis. Yup, it's the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) annual show in Las Vegas. The… » 11/04/11 1:30pm 11/04/11 1:30pm