My Favorites From A Six-Year-Old's Perspective

The turn of the 1970s was a time of transition. It was clear that Richard Nixon wasn't going anywhere. His administration oversaw the first landing on the moon by human beings, but the escalating war in Vietnam dogged his leadership. In 1968, many thought Nixon was the peace candidate for President. He would end up sending more USA troops into Southeast Asia.

My Favorite Misbegotten Vehicles

Think about the idea of intention and purpose. A designer, an engineer, and an executive – oh, yes, let’s not forget the folks in accounting – are all involved in the process of creating a vehicle. Once everyone signs off on it, they have to campaign for its success. Even the marketing folks have to be on board with selling it to everyone – dealerships, the communications folks, and, ultimately, the consumer.

My Favorite Vehicles of 1969

TweetThe year 1969 was the "calm after the storm." Or, was it? Richard M. Nixon was sworn in as the President of the United…

My Favorites From My Birth Year

TweetWhat was so good about the year I was born? The Beatles, The Supremes, Muscle and Pony Cars…am I missing anything else? Here’s an…

My Favorite Mopars of All Time

TweetAll Photos by Randy Stern Yes, I am Moparian. You know the story – it's been told many times on this blog. Why should…

Historiography: Forward Looking

Tweet1955 was a great year for the automobile. It was a breakthrough one for one particular manufacturer thought to be lost with the shenanigans…