Category Archives: Automobile Lifestyle

Historiography: Of Thanksgivings Past

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern The Holidays can be both exhilarating and exhausting. It can also be joyous and frustrating. It is a collision of comfort, joy, and all other feelings, emotions, and memories. The stretch from November towards … Continue reading

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Commentary: The Day The Guns Fell Silent

Tweet ,i>Photo by Randy Stern One hundred years ago today, the guns fell silent on what could have been the war to end all wars. The significance of this day yielded a day of Remembrance. Americans call this Veteran’s Day. … Continue reading

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Travelogue: The Road To/From #MAMA18FR

Tweet Over there…is Chicago. – All Photos by Randy Stern Normally, I would talk about the journey to the Midwest Automotive Media Association Fall Rally. Well…what about the journey from it? Rather, let’s talk about the entire journey…

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Travelogue: The Ultimate West Coast Road Trip?

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern I looked east because I had to. Yet, I grew up out west…Reseda, to be exact. So, why can’t I figure out an epic road trip out west? I never did a road trip … Continue reading

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Commentary: It’s a Collector’s World After All

Tweet This Duesenberg is only worth $4 Million… – Photo by Randy Stern It is smart to react. It is absurd to overreact. The problem with keeping a personal opinion to one’s self rather than espousing them on the interwebs … Continue reading

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SlashMedia Takes Asia – Part 1

Tweet Josh, Veronica, and Rezal at the 2018 Twin Cities Auto Show – Photo by Randy Stern V&R’s friends and collaborators, slashMedia, are on an adventure right now in Asia. One of the crew is actually getting married (Rezal) in … Continue reading

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Burt Reynolds: 1936-2018

Tweet He drove a Pontiac Firebird Trans Am with Sally Field in the passenger seat. He was always on the run from Sherriff Buford T. Justice – played by Jackie Gleason. The entire movie where the Bandit was playing a … Continue reading

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The Big Surprise For a Great Car Community Organizer

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern Want to know the power of the car community here in the Twin Cities? Last weekend at the 20th All-Mitsubishi Cookout and Car Show, held in Ramsey – northwest of Minneapolis – a big surprise … Continue reading

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V&R Stories: When I Was At School…

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern Are you ready to head back to school? It’s about that time again, where the youth of the world will return to their respective classrooms and perhaps learn something new. They may have moved … Continue reading

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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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