Friday Fun Stuff: Retro Rides, Twinks And ‘Stangs, And Jesus Christ Vs. The Monte Carlo

It’s easing on toward Miller Time (now known as Club-Soda-with-Lime Time, because we have to fit into a bathing suit sometime), and so, we’ve begun thinking about weekend pursuits. Here are a few of the items suitable for public conversation: 1. If you’re a bona fide car nut, you really ought to follow Glen H on Flickr. Based in Australia, the guy has a monumental knowledge of cars, and he posts fantastic shots of vintage production models and concepts (e.g. the 1956 Buick Centurion image above). Viewing his photostream is kind of like flipping through old issues of Physique Pictorial, but you could probably get away with it in the dentist’s office.  [...]

2011 Ford Fiesta – Preview

A “Fiesta Movement” might sound more like a circuit party than a way to sell cars, but Ford Motor Company hopes some off-beat marketing gets the word out about the 2011 Fiesta subcompact. We’ve been down this road before, and with a variety of youth-targeted vehicles. Not too long ago, the Scion brand attempted to cast aside the reliable but stodgy image of parent company Toyota by utilizing urban-centric ads and sponsorship deals. [...]