Monster Jam: 1200 Horsepower of Fun!

FRIDAY! FRIDAY! FRIDAY! Are you ready for a testosterone induced, high octane-fueled, and artificially flavored monster-fest that’s fun for the whole family!? I was lucky enough to pick up some tickets to the Richmond, VA hosted Monster Jam monster truck event a few weekends ago. Something I haven’t…

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Craigslist Fool's Gold

Searching craigslist for cars is a big hobby amongst car enthusiasts. It gets very addicting; clicking page after page for the possibility of finding that gemstone amongst picture after picture of rust, bad paint, and “needs brakes” descriptions. Once you partake in this fun past time, you’ll begin to…

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Overland: It's Not About the Destination, It's About the Journey

Trail riding, Jeeping, cross country drives, taking the unbeaten path, off-roading. All of these interchangeable names for a favorite pastime for adventure. Overlanding has become the more commercial and universal term for this fun, adventure-seeking, extracurricular activity. What does “Overlanding” really mean though? Off-roading came through necessity and innovation. Primarily,…

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Automotive New Wave: The 1980's Renaissance

Automotive design follows the fads and pop culture trends of their intended demographic. Much like fashion, art, and entertainment; society shapes what is desired and what is made. For auto designers, it’s a prediction of future tastes in what consumers want in an automobile; they take a “temperature” of…

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No More Classic Cars

What is a classic car? Is it as simple as using the DMV’s “25 years old” rule to deem a car a ‘classic’? Because if that was true, there is a 1987 Ford Taurus that should be rolling up to the next concourse event, ready to be judged. I…

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Terra Firma No Longer

Driving off road has been a part of car culture since the automobile’s inception, mainly because there weren’t many roads to begin with in the late 19th/early 20th century. So for survivability sake, cars had to handle rough trails. Since then, vehicles have been more refined and…

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