What Hollywood Stuntmen Can Teach You About Surviving The Apocalypse

Surviving the apocalypse could come down to a single car chase, or a long war with mutant bikers. Sam Sheridan spent three years training for armageddon for his book Disaster Diaries: How I learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Apocalypse and explains how he learned to prepare with help from Hollywood's stunt drivers. » 5/08/13 1:30pm 5/08/13 1:30pm

The Chitwoods: Father, Sons and a Jet-Powered Pickup

Our buddy Matt offers some updates and corrections on a post we did a week or so ago on legendary automotive daredevil, Joie Chitwood, who died in 1988. It seems we credited Joie senior with some deeds of his equally talented (and adrenalin-mastering) brood. For one, the record for driving on two wheels (5.6 miles in… » 8/08/05 6:13pm 8/08/05 6:13pm

Make Good Money and Destroy Vehicles: Six-Figure Stunt Drivers


What young boy doesn't want to be a stunt driver at some point? Having grown up in an era of flying second-and- third generation Trans Ams and orange Chargers, we dreamed of the day we'd fly through the air in a 1980 Corvette with the Unocal 76 logo painted on the hood, maybe even leaping through a hoop of fire like… » 7/26/05 9:29am 7/26/05 9:29am