Category Archive: cars

Black Beauties: Iconic Cars Photographed by Rene Staud, by Rene Staud @ NYJB

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“Black Beauties” by Rene Staud is “[a] stylish and intelligent discussion of the intersection of transportation, aesthetics, and meaning.”

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CCLaP Fridays: The Art of Mad Max: Fury Road, by Abbie Bernstein

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This week I review the movie tie-in book “The Art of Mad Max: Fury Road,” by Abbie Bernstein. The review is shiny and chrome.

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American Odd: California Crazy and Beyond: Roadside Vernacular Architecture, by Jim Heimann

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I continue my essay series, American Odd, with a look at the history of the American roadside attraction in Jim Heimann’s classic California Crazy and Beyond: Roadside Vernacular Architecture.

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Robertson’s Book of Firsts: Who did what for the first time, by Patrick Robertson

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The first coins, the first hamburger, the first military motor vehicle.  These are but a sampling of Robertson’s Book of Firsts.  Researched and compiled by Patrick Robertson as a culmination of a lifelong… Continue reading

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The Art of Reviewing: Jeremy Clarkson

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Source: The London Times Every blog needs a large-scale project. The Art of Reviewing will explore reviewing as an art form and as a valuable element to understanding society.  During this project, I… Continue reading

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