Finishing Graduate School in Style

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On April 16, I made my final classroom appearance as a graduate student. That day, I spent 45-minutes parsing out issues in the performing arts regarding performances that challenge an audience's perceptions of culture and identity. All I did was talk about the Capstone for 25 minutes, click the clicker to my PowerPoint presentation and facilitated a discussion for the remaining time. I also had to be engaged for the other five fellow Capstone travelers by reviewing their papers and participating in their discussions.

I am very glad this is all behind me.

MotorGeek, No More!

Tweet Mythology has a place in the world as a form of fantasy. But, what if there is some reality based on the myth?…

Worth The Wait

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Since 1983, Fiat ceased to exist in the minds of North American automotive consumers…

You've read this sentence many times before. Though that is not entirely true, as the X1/9 and Spider 2000 were sold under their respective design house brands, Bertone and Pininfarina, well into the 1980s. In the end, Fiat no longer mattered as they faced the rise of Asian products promising a different kind of sporty automobile. By the mid-1990s, with Volkswagen left as Europe's only mainstream brand on this continent, the consumer base yearned for another chance at some serious choices against the Japanese and Koreans. That is, until now.


Tweet Photo (c) 2005 GM, Inc. Ten years ago, I began a journey into writing online through a friend's publication. It was revolutionary for…

Throwback Review: Moving Made Easier

Prior to 2002, Top Gear was a bit boring and stuffy. It was so stiff that even Jeremy Clarkson was a bit restrained compared to today's show. Well, there was an older version of MotorGeek, and before that, my articles appeared on two other online magazines I either contributed to or edited for. The following article was from that Plasticine Era…a few moves ago. There is some relevance as the Mitsubishi Endeavor is still in production…but, not for long.

Enough boring set-up…read on…