I'm digging the hell out of the Rossi 66 and the Dodge Challenger Daytona. And, for the record, I also happen to love that little Mustang II. It's a great example of a car that really isn't as bad as people would have you believe (though, no, it's not great, either; though it has the potential to be), and I love the… » 8/18/14 4:46pm Monday 4:46pm

The music doesn't matter worth a shit. Neither does being cool, having smooth lines, or anything like that. What matters is that you're respectful and you do the best you can, even if you do fuck up a few things. The only thing you have to prove is that you're hanging out with her because you want to be there, and… » 8/12/14 4:23pm 8/12/14 4:23pm

So, you bought a twenty-year-old car, that probably wasn't maintained as it should have been (very, very few cars are, no matter what the seller/inspector says), and happens to be one of the early models of the generation, and you're surprised and annoyed that you have to replace basic parts like the alternator and… » 8/01/14 12:35pm 8/01/14 12:35pm

I'm pauljones, and I'm hoping for the privilege of occasional authorship. I'm a long-time Gawker Media commenter, having started at Jalopnik nearly 10 years ago. I'm a moderator on Oppositelock, the Jalopnik equivalent of Groupthink, along with Gamecat235, Dusty Ventures, $kaycog, and others. » 7/28/14 2:01pm 7/28/14 2:01pm

More than anything else, Hot Wheels has been about the power of imagination. Sure, Matchbox and Johnny Lightning cars were always vastly more realistic and could be found in varieties approximating the cars that you might see on the street on any given day. I like that, and I have an old collection of Johnny Lightning… » 7/23/14 10:35am 7/23/14 10:35am