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Coast Guard Shutdown Humor Coast Guard Shutdown Humor

Spotted on the Facebooks, more here:

Farewell Alaskan Way Viaduct - May Your Concrete Not Get Recycled into Some Crappy New Housing Development Farewell Alaskan Way Viaduct - May Your Concrete Not Get Recycled into Some Crappy New Housing Development

Tonight Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct will close for good. Many sunny days I’d find myself blasting northwards on the upper deck with the top down enjoying the amazing views of the Puget Sound. King 5 has done a drive in both directions on the viaduct in virtual reality so you can get the full experience of what it…

35 Years Ago Today 35 Years Ago Today

Van Halen’s 1984 was released, complete with smoking cherub on the cover. Soon Hot for Teacher would enter the lexicon, and Panama wouldn’t just refer to a great place for laundering your money.

We build a better compact. Wouldn't you expect that from American Motors. We build a better compact. Wouldn't you expect that from American Motors.

Sooooo.... Hot Rod took a mostly stock 1972 AMC Sportabout wagon, complete with inline six with a 3 speed auto, and did the Cannonball Run in 36 and change hours, averaging nearly 80MPH. Amazing.

Goodbye and Thanks for the Nuts Goodbye and Thanks for the Nuts

Herb Kelleher, the wise-cracking, chain-smoking, Wild Turkey drinking founder of Southwest Airlines, passed away today at 88. May his bags fly free, the no smoking sign be perpetually extinguished, and the drink coupons never expire.

Trip Report: Oppo Mission to the Great White North Trip Report: Oppo Mission to the Great White North

Just back from a successful mission to America’s Tuque. Achievements unlocked: ✓Sat near J-Roc back in the 30s in Economy on the flight there. ✓Canadian Tire visit ✓Chevy Orlando Sighting x 3 ✓Tim Hortons visit ✓Skating Outdoors ✓A&W Onion Rings obtained ✓Nissan Micra Sighting x 100,000 (seriously, they’re everywhere) …

RIP Super Dave RIP Super Dave

Super Dave passed away today at the age of 76. From Smothers Brothers, to Bizarre, to the Super Dave Osborne Show, to Curb your Enthusiasm, he left a huge legacy of extremely funny comedy. Post your favorite Bob Einstein sketches below, it’s been a long 2019 already.

Stonehenge Type Situation (political) Stonehenge Type Situation (political)

Spinal Tap Stonehenge scene as buffer.

30 years ago 30 years ago

Clipper Maid of the Seas pulled away from the gate at London Heathrow. Loaded in a cargo container in the forward hold was a device hidden in a Toshiba Bombeat boombox. 54 minutes later it would crash into the village of Lockerbie, Scotland, killing all on board and 11 on the ground. Pan Am would be gone a few years…

Oppotunes: Robert Palmer on Letterman Oppotunes: Robert Palmer on Letterman

Heard this Robert Palmer cover of Gap Band’s “Early in the Morning” in the car the other day. Forgot how awesome it is. Here’s him performing it on Letterman, 30 years ago almost to the day (16 Dec 88).  

Land Rover Reunion Land Rover Reunion

It’s all dusty in here for some reason and someone’s cutting onions.

Attention PNW Cat People Attention PNW Cat People

Somebody go buy this - if I still lived in Seattle I’d have this in a nanosecond. The S-Type is the 60s Jag to have (other than an E-Type), it’s the 3.8, and while an auto and RHD there is no way it should only by $1500 in running/driving semi-presentable condition. Remember this is most of an E-Type, having the same…

Oppo Advertising Fact Check: 100% Accurate Oppo Advertising Fact Check: 100% Accurate

Go home and cry into the pathetic cupholders of your car-shaped object, as you know you should have bought a 604.

Crazy Deal on Lego Saturn V Set Crazy Deal on Lego Saturn V Set

Amazon is running a special on the Saturn V Lego Ideas set - $78 and change down from $120. 1969 pieces of awesome to build your own 1m high Saturn V model. Ends in a few hours.

DOTS: Black Friday Edition DOTS: Black Friday Edition

Spotted at the Best Buy in Frederick, MD tonight.

DOTS: National Harbor Edition DOTS: National Harbor Edition

Yep, that’s a Peepmobile.

Oppo PSA: Forza Horizon 4 $35 at Amazon

Hey just got Forza Horizon 4 Standard Edition for $35, if anyone is interested...

New Heathrow Bears Ad New Heathrow Bears Ad

Starting in 2016, Heathrow airport started doing Christmas ads with the Heathrow Bears (Edward and Doris Bear). This year finds the bears retired in the UK’s southern county of Florida, and is set to Paul Young’s 1985 cover of Everytime You Go Away.

Votre Attention, S.V.P.!!! Votre Attention, S.V.P.!!!

Diesel... Manual... Peugeot 504, in Oregon, currently $1550. But what’s this?  ENHANCE!!!

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