2016 Kia Optima

2016 Kia Optima: Built for average-sized people with above-average tastes

Editor’s note: Kia does not offer protections or benefits to all of its LGBT employees. This won’t sound great, but here goes: If you’re not a fat ass like me and really know your way around a salad bar, the…

2017 Chrysler Pacifica
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2017 Chrysler Pacifica is the gay man’s minivan

When was the last time you heard a gay guy say, “Boy, I covet your big, long, beautiful minivan”? Um, like never, probably. I mean, aren’t they big boxes on wheels for a straight man’s brood? Well, times have changed,…

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune

That’s so gay: 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune will get you noticed anywhere, any season

I hereby proclaim that a late entrant and possible Miss Congeniality in the 2016 Gayest Car of the Year contest is the Volkswagen Beetle Dune.  This car gets your attention, mostly because of that unmistakable Coppertone / Grey Poupon (my…

2016 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen

2016 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen: Fun, fun, fun at the beach, BBQ or bear hug

I really enjoyed driving the 2016 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen, long and short of it. This gem of wagon comes standard with a 1.8-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine that offers 170 horsepower.  Turbos are currently the ‘it-girl’ in engines, and once you…

2016 Honda Civic Coupe
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2016 Honda Civic Coupe comes full circle

I was watching Wheeler Dealers the other night and Ed was refurbishing a yellow Honda Civic CVCC hatchback. Despite considerable innovation that allowed 41/50-MPG city/hwy and passed the EPA’s emissions laws without a catalytic converter, it was a simple little…

2016 Nissan Titan XD

2016 Nissan Titan XD: An all-new truck perfect for your all-inclusive world

Pride is not just a celebration for you June bugs anymore.  Still to come in 2016 is Pride in Austin, Dallas and Atlanta. (Leave it to the gays to heat things up just as the weather starts to cool down…

Night driving

Safe strategies for drivers with night blindness

Millions of drivers have difficulty seeing well when the sun goes down. Diagnosis: night blindness or nyctalopia! Driving at night can pose a risk for even the most seasoned motorist, but when someone’s vision is impaired in dim light, the…

2016 Lexus IS 200t

That’s So Gay: 2016 Lexus IS 200t is a knockout, and a nice bit of turbo luxury

Edmunds.com says “the 2016 Lexus IS 200t might be right for you if you’re searching for a small luxury sedan with plenty of style, comfort and power.”  Hey, why reinvent the wheel when you agree, right? Perhaps the biggest take…

Madonna driving her 2002 Mini Cooper S in the UK

Attention, attention: Madonna’s 2002 Mini Cooper S is up for auction

So, here’s a bit of interesting news: Madonna can drive (see image above). Madonna can drive a right-hander (ibid). The 2002 Mini Cooper S that Madonna drove around London during her marriage to Guy Ritchie is now up for auction. The…

2016 Chevrolet Colorado Z71

2016 Chevy Colorado 4WD Crew Z71 sounds & drives like a brute (grrr!)

I really enjoyed driving the 2016 Chevy Colorado.  Though not an inspiring name (if you’re from the state of Colorado), the truck is inspiring from a driving perspective.  This truck is easy to drive, and in many ways it gives…