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Dude Or Douchebag: Minor Mods

Do you ever see a car and just want to yell, “CALM THE HELL DOWN!”  Life is crazy enough, we don’t need all of the visual noise of this nonsense: In a town filled with attention whores, it’s really refreshing to see people pulling off a minor modification to their vehicle without having to scream about it.  As any vaguely-working actor in LA will tell you, we...

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Freak of The Week: FrankenBeetle

Do you ever see something out of the corner of your eye and think, ‘Wait! What the hell was that? Was that real or just my imagination?’ ‘Nah, it couldn’t be.’ ‘But what if it was?’ This the game I’ve been playing with this car for 3 years: I’d see it often, but never in full view. A passing glance here.  A quarter view there....

Come To Jesus: Top 5 Popemobile Alternatives

Last week, Pope Francis took possession of the illustrious 2013 Popemobile.  Manufactured in by Mercedes Benz in Alabama (a whole 'nother type of blasphemy) , this vehicle has the unique distinction of being the ugliest Popemobile ever:   And believe me, people, the competition was tough.  Shortly afterwards, the Pope released a statement urging his disciples to drive "humble" cars (yawn).  He also professed "it hurts me when I see a priest or a nun with the...

Dude Or Douchebag: False Advertising

One of my favorite douchebag moves is the guy who plasters with their crappy car with various "racing" stickers.  To me, it's pretty much the same as wearing a padded push up bra: it may work as bait, but isn't your catch going to realize pretty quickly that it was only false advertising? Like this one: I don't care how car-illeterate you are, no one is dumb...

VW: Get Happy Yourself

All kinds of people are worked up this week with VW’s “racist” Super Bowl ad “Get Happy.” Somehow, someone got in their crazy skull that white people are uptight and often turn to reggae to mellow out. That’s crazy– I thought every college kid in America had a Bob Marley poster on their wall because they’re secretly devoted to Haile Selassie (who’s that you ask?...