Category: Freak of the Week

Freak of The Week: Beachside Van Man

I just spotted this fab Beachside Van Man: What the hell is that, you ask?   I have no idea.  But I know I’m lovin’ it, mainly because it represents everything that’s missing here on the Westside of LA.  It’s thrifty, it’s wacky and it doesn’t give two spark plugs about what you think. First of all, he’s got the homemade bull bars complete with lights and spirals. Like they say down...

Freak of the Week: Day Trippin’

I dunno about you, but I’m not big into hallucinogenics. Especially during the day. Please keep that in mind when I tell you about this blue Pathfinder I recently saw in West Hollywood: Nice, blue SUV right? Or is it? I got closer and realized, this ain’t no simple blue truck: Or is it a purple truck? Or it is a green truck? Aaaaaaaarrrrggg! I immediately begin to freak...

Freak Of The Week: Mark V Mashup

I know, I know.  You're like: "What's a Mark V?"  "What's a mash up?"  "What the hell goes on out there in California?" Don't panic, you know the Lincoln Continental Mark V– because it's that car that they always use in the 70s movies… the one they always have the pimps driving… the one with the landau roof, spare tire hump, oval opera windows and imitation Rolls Royce grill……………...

Freak of the Week: Sweet Kaos Surprise

The other day, my daughter was home “sick” from school.  Knowing she was full of it, I did what any good parent would do– dragged her to the pharmacy to buy the world’s worst-tasting medicine. That’ll teach her… In the Rite Aid parking lot, we spot this: I ditch my coughing child and start snapping: Then my kid catches up & probes, “Hey Mom, who do you think drives a car like...

Freak of the Week: Paris Hilton

As I was driving home from work the other day, I was lured into a parking lot by this: Yes, it's a Bentley with a trunk that's vaguely open and no, I didn't peek inside.  Instead, I zoomed in on the crystal encrusted, monogrammed logo & snapped this: Then I realized, this is not just another customized, $200,000 ride.  That "PH" wasn't just for anyone. This was Paris, baby.  Paris Hilton....

Freak Of The Week: Purple Reign

You know you've found you're freak of the week when your 76 year old mother says, "Did you see that car?"  I almost replied, "Have you noticed any cars since 1986, Mom?"  But I refrained.  Point is, last Saturday, at the Calabasas Commons, this Econoline Pickup stuck out like George W Jr at a Mensa meeting.  Even Mom noticed: If you're not familiar with Calabasas, perhaps...