It's as if they started with a nebulous concept to combine the perfect storm of uselessness, mishandled resources and gimmickry.

Nailed it.

Also, a perfect metaphor for the current state of the auto industry. » 11/19/14 8:15pm 11/19/14 8:15pm

During high school I worked as a porter for Hawk Lincoln Mercury on the south side of Chicago, later known as the place Obama turned in his manhood along with the keys to his V8 300C for a hybrid Mariner and now a 24 hour gym.

One day I was tasked with driving a recently traded in, rusty, decrepit and visibly fucked… » 10/31/14 3:39pm 10/31/14 3:39pm

My '79 RX-7 is among the most reliable cars I've ever owned, It starts instantly even after sitting for months and needs nothing but a pre-mix added to the tank during (frequent) fill-ups.

Warm it up thoroughly, drive the nuts off of it and keep up on oil—do those things and rotary unreliability is also a myth. » 10/27/14 2:16pm 10/27/14 2:16pm

Spun the front wheels of a 1989 Tercel to an indicated 90 MPH while stationary on ice. Should those bicycle tires suddenly have gained traction it would have scattered the cabin—and me—with high velocity three-speed slushbox parts. » 9/15/14 11:59am 9/15/14 11:59am

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