The Time My Dad Lost His Damn Mind On The Garden State Parkway

Visiting family for the holidays can be pretty stressful. For Jalopnik editor emeritus Mike Spinelli and his family, the drive from Westchester to New Jersey was even more stressful than telling your Aunt Karen it’s time to cool it with the eggnog.


Getting lost turned their 20-minute trip into a four-hour nightmare, and tensions were past the point of no return by the time they arrived.

Find out what happened on this episode of Worst Car Stories when traveling to their aunt and uncle’s house nearly kills Mike’s family.



I thought Mike said he was in the back seat