Freaked my (then) girlfriend's mom out constantly turning on the windshield wipers when I wanted to turn, but in her defence, it was my first time driving in Japan and it's weird relearning something you've done by default for so long. » 8/16/14 6:41pm 8/16/14 6:41pm

The City and The City is a great example ambiguity in genre fiction. Also, there dal reason I'm writing this is to see if I fall into the grey abyss where ambiguity flocks like the geese of Capastrana. » 8/15/14 11:01am 8/15/14 11:01am

For what it's worth I'd recommend finishing it off, if only for the end of a character arc that I think was incredibly satisfying. We see a lot of coming-of-age stories, but Grossman takes that further until we see Quentin grow into an adult. » 8/15/14 2:44am 8/15/14 2:44am

British sports cars, like the MG TC, were pretty much the founding sports cars, and many of them were utilizing old technology, tiny engines and tires as wide as your pinky. It was fun for the masses, not can I be the fastest on the road. For that you need to pay. The Miata follows in those car's footsteps (tire… » 8/13/14 10:39pm 8/13/14 10:39pm

They went through with it. It pisses my brother, who has a Japanese iPhone, off because it interrupts his music every times he takes a picture all because a bunch of pervs. » 8/13/14 10:57am 8/13/14 10:57am

A) Humphrey Bogart is the man and Ingrid Bergman is beautiful and they have awesome chemistry on screen. B) If you feel like the romance angle will remove your penis, you can feel safe as there is just as much action, making it no more a romance than Speed. C) Pro Tip: Romance movies have never removed anyone's penis.… » 8/10/14 10:02am 8/10/14 10:02am

I can't believe I had to scroll so far down to see this. I tingle-handedly made me lust after a '55 Chevy and was the genesis for the idea of the Blasphemi. » 8/08/14 5:00pm 8/08/14 5:00pm

So long and thanks for all the fish was the title of my final column at the newspaper I used to work at. I wonder how many people got the reference and how many were completely baffled by it. » 7/04/14 11:42pm 7/04/14 11:42pm

A lot of Porsches. Also, the seem to collectively have crushes on German, and to a lesser extent Italian, cars. As a lover of French, English and Japanese cars I find myself perpetually disappointed at their choice of cars. » 7/04/14 12:50am 7/04/14 12:50am