Blip: Cloud Storage

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This 1972 brochure for the charming little Fiat X1/9 is pretty delightful, but it’s so hard not to make a cruel joke about those not being clouds because they’re either smoke and steam because it’s overheating or maybe exhaust clouds, but I, like those clouds and that Fiat, will rise above.

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The Old Man from Scene 24

I grew up in the 70s, and to me the X-1/9 looks weird without big chrome bumpers hanging off the ends of the car.