Way back in college, I dated a girl who drove one of these. It always amazed me that she could work all three pedals and the stick shift while holding a Big Gulp and smoking a Marlboro Light. Never spilled a drop, never ashed in the car. For those who don't know, these things don't have cup holders. » 12/23/14 4:30pm 12/23/14 4:30pm

Great advice. Pretty much this exact routine has served me well for the last 20 years. (I like the interior lights thing, gotta remember that.) As a kid, sometimes I used to try the "scared because I've never been pulled over before" act, and it seemed to work for a little while... then one time when I was in college… » 10/13/14 5:12pm 10/13/14 5:12pm

The Insanity at the Carlisle Collector Car Swap Meet (lotsa pics)

Every spring and fall, I play hooky on a Thursday and go to the big Collector Car Swap Meet in Carlisle, PA. Sometimes I buy odds and ends for my '65 Chevy, sometimes I pick up stuff to feed my HO scale slot car habit, sometimes I just spend the day wandering up and down the aisles amidst acres and acres of boxes of… » 10/12/14 8:06pm 10/12/14 8:06pm