Author Archives: Randy Stern

Travelogue: The Ultimate Road Trip?

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern I’ve always wanted to do an epic road trip. In the past, I have done that. My relocation from Northern Virginia to Madison, Wisconsin in 2000 was one. My failed attempt at a relationship … Continue reading

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My Favorite Malaise Era Vehicles

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern I grew up at the right time – the Malaise Era, to be exact. The industry was in the midst of change. Some of it was instigated by the oil-producing nations across the ocean. … Continue reading

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On The Dial: Aretha Franklin – 1942-2018

Tweet How do you celebrate the life of a great voice that ruled the airwaves for many decades? Aretha Franklin was that voice. It was ripe for the radio – and on stage. Every stage – from the church to … Continue reading

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A Most Charming Hybrid

Tweet 2018 Lexus NX 300h – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2018 Lexus NX 300h Quick! Name the best selling premium compact SUV/crossover in 2017? Let’s go down the list, shall we? It … Continue reading

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Commentary: My Left Foot and The Imbalance Between Health and Driving

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern If you are dealing with some sort of terminal or debilitating illness or injury – you should not be driving. That’s a loaded statement! The idea that health should be a factor in eliminating one’s … Continue reading

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On The Dial: Broadcasting From The Pod

Tweet MotoCult’s Erik Berger about to do his thing. Photo by Randy Stern Radio or podcasting? This was a question that came out of a retort on a recent appearance on the MotorCult podcast. While I mentioned that I did … Continue reading

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Quickies: The Best Pickup Truck Sold – Right Now

Tweet 2019 Ram 1500 Crew Cab 4X4 Big Horn – All Photos by Randy Stern I once considered the Ram 1500 as the best pickup sold in this country – period. Two things happened. First, a rash of quality issues … Continue reading

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Historiography: Fast Food For The Fast Crowd

TweetAll Photos by Randy Stern Fast food is bad for you. That is what a lot of medical professionals and organizations full of them say. Dietitians and health advisors tell us to stay away from fast food since it is … Continue reading

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What Would Randy Buy…the 2018 Edition

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern Welcome to my annual tradition of self-indulgence and absolute pining for the day I can buy a vehicle that I would truly enjoy and own. But, how? And, who’s money? Understand that for the … Continue reading

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The Combination of Unique and Fun

Tweet 2018 Kia Sportage SX Turbo AWD – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2018 Kia Sportage Did you know that the Kia Sportage was the first SUV/crossover sold in the USA from the … Continue reading

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