THE TOOLMAN WAS A GOD: WHY CARS GUYS USED TO LOVE 'HOME IMPROVEMENT'
Imagine a funny TV show based upon the antics of a car guy/family man with a serious and uncontrollable car addiction. The 90s had a show with all of the above and it was a runaway hit with every car guy in North America.
'Home Improvement' was a TV show that mined its comedy from the world of a car guy who had to balance his family life with his hot rod heart.
Eventually Tim the Toolman Taylor (Tim Allen) would do the right thing in every episode, but 'Home Improvement' was always very funny because it was based upon the obstacles faced by car guys in real life.
HOW TO ADD THE DESPERATELY NEEDED COOL FACTOR TO A KID IN HIGH SCHOOL
We live in an era where a new generation of kids has gone completely nerd and embraced the Internet highways while abandoning time behind the wheel on real highways.
There is something very tragic about this situation because an i-Pad will never make a kid cool in any sense of the term.
A kid who wastes his time playing video games in a fantasy world of cartoon heroes and villains has missed the boat on something that could actually make him very cool: an old car.
It is time for a kid seeking a cooler public image to think about horsepower and not terabytes.
NO DOG IN THIS FIGHT: WHY THE 2013 NASCAR SEASON HAS LESS CURB APPEAL
I have been a NASCAR fan since I was about 11 years old and my loyalties were always with the Chrysler brand because that was my Dad's choice in cars.
King Richard was my on-track hero behind the wheel of his electric blue Plymouths and he represented Mopar very well in the winner's circle.
WHY WAYNE GRETZKY IS LIKE A VERY LIMITED EDITION COLLECTOR CAR
Wayne Gretzky is a pretty familiar celebrity to millions of people because he was the most prolific pro hockey player in the history of the game.
He re-wrote the record books and set scoring records that may never be topped by any hockey player-ever.
IS IT TIME FOR DETROIT TO BRING BACK THE TAIL FINS FOR THEIR CARS?
The back nine of the 50s was an extraordinary time for style on Detroit's finest because it was the era of the fin.
The United States and the Soviet Union had begun a space race in the late 50s and it was a time for giant rocket-powered plans to conquer the next frontier of outer space.
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