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We need something to, uh, actually make us smile We need something to, uh, actually make us smile

Look, Freeman is a good dude, and I know he was well-intentioned with his playlist of “songs you only hear at weddings” that was more tightly manicured than the 18th green at Shinnecock Hills.

Do you actually want tax reform? [politics trigger warning]

I like you, oppo. You are a civil cross-section of different voters and parties and ideologies, and generally absently of the Alex Jones-ian conspiracy prattling that occupies one side of the spectrum and the quote-tweet outrage!!11!1@ of the other.

Stop Paying College Coaches - the unfinished missive

In case you didn’t hear, Dabo Swinney, a journalism hater, same sex marriage opponent, racism denier, deportation supporter and National Champion, led the 14-1 Clemson Tigers over Nick Saban’s Crimson Tide in a non-sanctioned football game to determine the winner of a 4-team playoff. Congrats to Dabo for the…

Sets I Saw at The Meadows Music and Arts Festival, Ranked Sets I Saw at The Meadows Music and Arts Festival, Ranked

If you’re not locked into your concert itinerary or need a few additions, perchance allow me to make some suggestions from a recent weekend jaunt:

since this is apparently $kaybait day since this is apparently $kaybait day

took this last week in tribeca. so lonely.

It's the little details that make the Lotus Elise It's the little details that make the Lotus Elise

I almost feel bad for this poor dude who pulled his Lotus over in midtown Manhattan just so he could rescue his runaway phone from under the driver’s seat - which, given the size of the Lotus, was one of the most intricate acts of automotive ballet; a gentle courtship, or graceful dalliance between man and machine…

Let's Play Video Games - Post Your Switch Info

So I’m digging the hell out of the Nintendo Switch, and in particular, Splatoon. It’s fun as hell and I basically hate online games. I can’t be the only one enjoying it.

Can anyone give me a primer on primers? Can anyone give me a primer on primers?

As is my most terrible habit, I’ve done endless reading on this and am no closer to a solution (no matter how well informed I am - for better or worse). Can anyone suggest a solution for my particular application here?

This photo feels like a metaphor This photo feels like a metaphor

I drive past this place pretty regularly and it always makes me happy before it makes me sad.

It's an Independence Day Miracle It's an Independence Day Miracle

I woke up this morning, on America’s birthday, and said to myself “if this damn country loves me 1/10th of how much I love it, then it will fix this wretched Ford today.”

Buy, Drive Kill: A Transcontinental Round-Up Buy, Drive Kill: A Transcontinental Round-Up

Buying a car as an investment is a terrible idea, although history has showed the well-timed purchase of a few models was “less-terrible” than others. In the first column of what will be a recurring series (hopefully), what models might put you ahead in a few years? What’s worth keeping around your garage to…

And Now, My "It Could Happen to Anyone" Airline Story

1. Arrive at Pittsburgh Airport at 4:00 for 5:45 flight and enjoy a coffee. Watch how quickly this goes bad, dear reader, and see if you can catch the twist at the end of the story beforehand.

NPoCP - '77 Corolla... With a twist! ($7500) NPoCP - '77 Corolla... With a twist! ($7500)

Had to send this one in to rob:

Any of you bums owned a RX 300 or MDX?

Pretty straightforward question here.

Anyone ever fought a cell phone ticket at a NY TVB?

Heading to court tomorrow to defend myself against a cell phone ticket. It’s in one of New York City’s dreaded TVB courts. Er, tribunals. Whatever. Anyone with any tips?

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