Author Archives: Randy Stern

Commentary: What Millennial Consumers Do…

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern Want some demographic information about Victory & Reseda? It appears that most readers would fall under the category of being a “millennial.” That generation that came after the first wave of Hip-Hop heads and grunge … Continue reading

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Throwback Review: The Wagon for Certain Political and Cultural Types

Tweet 2008 Volvo V70. Photo by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda Throwback Review of the 2008 Volvo V70 There is a balance between stereotyping and iconography. The stereotype for driving a car such as a Volvo is it screams … Continue reading

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Commentary: In Search of The True Meaning of Inclusion in Another Realm

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern “For all the things you want to do but are unable to – find other things to do that are equally satisfying.” This was what I posted on Facebook back on August 2nd ahead of … Continue reading

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In The Path of Harvey

TweetTo our readers in the areas affected by Hurricane Harvey… First of all, my thoughts and prayers are with you. I heard that you are safe and sound. You may have sustained some damage from the hurricane’s force and the … Continue reading

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V&R Stories: I Understand Now

Tweet 2010 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon on the Off-Road course at the Jeep “Rocks and Road Tour” at the Mall of America, Bloomington, MN. – All photos by Randy Stern The phrase you’ve seen many times: “It’s a Jeep thing, … Continue reading

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We’re on a Race Car!

Tweet If you look closer – Photo by Braunscwheig Racing Our stickers are slowly appearing on vehicles, laptops, toolboxes and other things for the past couple of years or so. V&R is proud to see our friends and readers “fly … Continue reading

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Commentary: Eclipsing The Moment

Tweet Getting eclipse viewing glasses at Daley Plaza, Chicago – Photo by Randy Stern My friends – you are amazing. In following social media, I saw what you did. You did not fly “your Lear Jet to Nova Scotia to … Continue reading

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Throwback Review: Once a Hero…

Tweet 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4T – Photo by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda Throwback review of the 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser When the Chrysler PT Cruiser was introduced in mid-2000, it caught a lot of people’s imagination. … Continue reading

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Making of a Brand

Tweet 2018 Genesis G80 Sport – All phtoos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2018 Genesis G80 Sport Before you read this review any further, let’s talk about nameplates and brands for a moment. In 2009, … Continue reading

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Quickies: Hyundai’s Two-Fer for 2018

Tweet All photos by Randy Stern The long hard road for Hyundai has paid off in their product offering. For example, the Elantra and Sonata lines remain their bread-and-butter. Hyundai has been selling at a mix of commercial/fleet and retail, … Continue reading

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