The Wrecked Corvette

A recent Jalopnik post let readers gripe about warranty repairs. In my "real" job, I am an attorney and specialize in "Lemon Law," having filed thousands of lawsuits on behalf of aggrieved buyers of unfixable cars. It gets to the point where phone calls that start with, "My transmission fell out of my car on the… »7/16/14 12:49pm7/16/14 12:49pm

My Father's First Truck

My grandparents owned a cabin on a piece of property on Lake Superior which our family referred to as "The Camp." In the summers, my parents would often take their six boys – among whom I was the youngest – to visit for a week or two. The property had a couple other buildings as well. My earliest memories of… »6/14/14 3:53pm6/14/14 3:53pm

The Summer of the $35 Hemi

I am the youngest of six brothers raised in a suburb of Detroit. We lived just a couple minutes from Woodward Avenue and spent many a summer night driving the circuit between the various ice cream stands which lit up the night. A love of cars might come naturally to any teen in that environment but I had more… »3/21/13 8:01am3/21/13 8:01am