Monthly Archives: February 2011

King of All Media: Boston Globe, Saturday February 19

Just a quick post to get you to read a piece I wrote in the Globe this week: http://www.boston.com/cars/newsandreviews/overdrive/2011/02/resisting_new_car_purchases_ca.html Advertisements

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Jalopnik, TTAC, Mommy blogs and Journalism 101

    Jalopnik and The Truth About Cars are foaming at the mouth over the following: http://dearcrissy.com/crazy-toyota-mommy-networks-mom-bloggers-story/ The gist is this: Crissy Someb0dy-or-Other has something I’d rather carve my eyes out than read: A “mommy blog.” Anyhoo, she’s up in … Continue reading

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6 New Car “Features” I Wish Would Go Away

I happen to be driving a 2011 Honda Accord “Special Edition” this week.  I picked up my daughter at her after-school program last night. I went to put her in the back seat, yanked the door handle. Locked. Pushed the … Continue reading

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Audience Participation Time: Official Winter Vehicle of New England

On Saturday, I’m headed to an undisclosed location to judge the New England Motor Press Association’s Official Winter Vehicle of New England awards. For the last decade, NEMPA has selected a number of vehicles in different classes, along with one … Continue reading

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Review: 2011 GMC Sierra 2500HD Duramax Diesel Crew Cab

I remember when I was about eight years old grabbing a butter knife out of the drawer to turn a flathead screw. My dad warned me that butter knives were for slicing butter, and that screwdrivers were for turning screws. … Continue reading

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