Tips To Make Me Want To Respond To Your Craigslist Ad

We all have been there; browsing the classifieds on Craigslist. You see a car that sounds pretty good so you click it. And then, it all goes downhill. No pictures. A specs sheet copied and pasted from Edmunds. A one sentence blurb saying “Call so and so for a showing at 555-555-5555.” The ones that speak no english.… » 7/19/13 2:13pm 7/19/13 2:13pm

I LOVE ALL CAPS AND I AM NEVER GOING TO STOP USING THEM

THE U.S. NAVY ANNOUNCED TUESDAY THAT THEY WILL NO LONGER TRANSMIT INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS IN ALL-CAPS. LOWERCASE MESSAGES, THEY SAID, "PROVIDE A MORE READABLE FORMAT" AND ARE "HERE TO STAY." LOWERCASE MESSAGES ARE THE FUTURE. ALL-CAPS CAN SUCK IT. » 6/15/13 10:34am 6/15/13 10:34am

Concept Art Writing Prompt: Car Trouble In The Jell-O Fields

For the past two weeks, you've delighted us with your flash fiction pieces about dead (and undead) giants and disembodied brains that surf the web. This week, your inspiration is a bit of otherworldly car trouble. As always, post your story in the comments. » 1/21/12 12:45pm 1/21/12 12:45pm

How To Be One Of The Best Car Journalists... In The World

Want to write about cars? Love British magazines like Evo and Autocar? Jack Baruth at Speed:Sport:Life recently took a look inside the world of one of the most glamorous positions... in the world. Here's how you get in. —Ed. » 5/11/10 2:00pm 5/11/10 2:00pm

Bukowski and the Beetle

It's funny to us that one of the more enduring things associated with Charles Bukowski is his old Volkswagen Beetle, given the man's extra-manly reputation. This is not a photograph of his dash, but rather a 200mph speedo that a Herbie replica aficionado installed in his own '64. Then again, if we had Buk's Beetle,… » 6/08/07 8:30pm 6/08/07 8:30pm