My condolences to you and Davey’s family and friends. My thanks to you both for creating this weird-ass community.
Sorry for the loss.
“If we’d pissed anyone off, it was only because we ignored the public relations reps” Amen to that, not unlike shitty ass Car Throttle who sold out, Jalopnik kept true to the readership, and to that a cheer. “I didn’t care that Davey’s column wasn’t “doing big numbers.” I was proud of him, he was happy with it, and… Read more
“When a loved one goes missing, it’s a grinding sort of loss. A helical screw of hope and hopelessness augering into a stratum of grief, one crushing nanometer at a time....”
Mr. Spinelli, amazing writing. I found Jalopnik in 2005ish as a high school kid more interested in beater old BMWs and Volvos and Alfas than the typical muscle car/tuner/truck interests of my peers. The Jalopnik you and Davey curated truely shaped my view on cars. My often unpopular view on cars taught me to have… Read more
Mike, what a beautiful tribute to your friend. “A relationship so well earned” really got to me. RIP.
Thanks for this, Spin.
I’m sorry. He was lucky to know you & you him.
Beautiful and I'm so sorry for the loss.
I still love his He Said / He Said review of the Audi RS4. I was in an awful job at the time and reading every Jalopnik story everyday helped pull me through. I’m so sad he died so young.
Those were good times. Condolences to his friends and family.
I want to say this with as much class as possible as I am not good at this writing stuff or how to say things the right way, but.......May he rest in Peace! I will miss his articles.
“shoehorning lyrics from Zen Arcade and Double Nickels on the Dime and You’re Living All Over Me into headlines touting Mercedes-Benz’s safety tech or a design refresh of some Honda or other.” Read more
Well written, and well received. Now I have to go read all Davey’s stuff.