Pro-refugee song by Paul Rutherford (Frankie Goes to Hollywood) & Budgie’s (Siouxsie & The Banshees) early Liverpool punk band Spitfire Boys.
*With my apologies to John Knoll.
I made this for a friend a while back. Apparently it’s still topical.
Episode I: Recording Silence
Jalopnik recently asked what fictional characters would be great road trip buddies. The first two names that jumped out of my mental Rolodex were Vaughan from Crash (played by Elias Koteas in the 1996 Cronenberg film,) and Lorne Malvo from the Fargo series (played by Billy Bob Thornton in the TV drama connected to the…
Great as they are for what they are, the Hellcat isn’t a sports car(s) and the Corvette isn’t exotic (and the new GT’s presumptuous purported price point is positively preposterous.) We neeeeed the Viper. You need the Viper. I need the Viper. The world needs the Viper. Everyone who believes in goodness, decency, and…
During his transformation into
total meltdown “winning” Charlie Sheen, Trump’s cells had a volatile reaction with the tiger blood transfusions, resulting in a rapidly mutating, monstrous, writhing bag of flesh, methane and ego - similar to Tetsuo at the climax of “Akira”, but far more dangerous.
I didn’t think John Carpenter could get any cooler. Then I watched this.
I was taken by how steady the vintage Mercedes SL is driving in the clip, while the 911 slides within millimeters of catastrophic classic German car carnage.
There are many reasons the 1976 Lotus Esprit S1 nicknamed “Wet Nellie” was the greatest Bond movie car. Q’s plethora of inventive and deadly gadgets, combined with the futuristic Giugiaro wedge shape made it the real star to children of the ‘70s. We begged for own 007 Esprits, and to our parents’ chagrin, the…
*Taking a pun beyond its comedic shelf-life.
Excellent news. Its usefulness will only increase with time.
Ain’t no iguana.
Because Star Wars, I made Imperial Vipers for everyone.
Speculation: A Blade Runner (Gosling) is sent to hunt down a replicant that disappeared over 30 years ago (Ford). The plot takes an existentially dark turn when they realize they have the same formative memories.
Recently stumbled upon this page while searching for Lotus Esprits playing in the dirt, which I found, and so very much more: Motorsportnostalgie http://members.aon.at/jnewetschny/00…