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NewFish contains my commentary and random thoughts about music, counter-culture, technology, faith, wretched excess, art, questionable government, and the ultimate interconnectivity of all things.
NewFish: Providing mediocre blogging since 2005!
- New Photograph Series – “Winter Oceans”
- From the 35mm vault
- The St. Valentine of Valentine’s Day never existed
- The Curtain is Falling on Conservative Talk-Radio
- New Series: Windows and Walls of Québec
- Find the Place You Love. Then Move There.
- RIP: Tony Rice (1951-2020)
- Alexa, Hypnotize Me
- When QAnon Came to Canada
- Project Northmoor
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Category Archives: Driving
Confession: I often listen to Conservative Talk-Radio. It’s a guilty pleasure that I picked up while frequently traveling for work in the Southern USA. My trips would involve long days and many miles in rental cars, clocking miles to the … Continue reading
By Regina Whitmer Ralph Nader once accused auto manufacturers of making cars that were “unsafe at any speed.” Now he’s turning his attention to autonomous vehicles and urging insurers to step up to the plate. Consumer advocate Ralph Nader likes … Continue reading
Thank you Internet. Everything About This Four-Year-Old Driving And Crashing A Truck Is Perfect And Good And Hilarious British kids are cuter than American kids, FACT. But to make them truly perfect, you need to give them remote … Continue reading
Mortality, fatherhood, and a ’67 MGB. You know your dad isn’t forever, right? I remember the first time I realized he wouldn’t always be there – a sudden drop in weight thanks to a hyperactive thyroid thinned Dad out, … Continue reading
An interesting documentary about these great BMWs. I owned an ’84 E30 BMW 318i for nearly 16 years, and loved it! 5 months of work has finally come together to tell the story of the BMW E30. Many owners around … Continue reading
Artist and hotrodder Robert Williams points to the example of the Indian longrifle as one of many instances of humans’ interaction with, and need to transform, the impersonal products of the Industrial Revolution into something more relatable, more human, something … Continue reading
The Isetta set the bubble car trend in motion Bill Vance | CanWest News Service Strange little vehicles that became known as “bubble cars” came onto the European auto scene in the 1950s. They were created in response to high … Continue reading
OK. Of all the occasionally recurring dreams, the one about my ’74 Vegaranks fairly low on the excitement scale. Except, that’s not how it plays out in the dream itself. The dream is always set in present day, and it … Continue reading
Is there a business Honda’s not in? Back in 2003, Honda came up with plans for a new experimental compact business jet equipped with Honda-developed HF118 jet engines. Now, after three years of tinkering with it, they’ve now set up … Continue reading
Lumma’s Lummox: The BMW M6 CLR 600 BMW tuner Lumma has a new, carbon-look kit for the new, carbon-fiber-roofed BMW M6. The package turns the pregnant fish — a visually stunning pregnant fish from some angles — into the dark … Continue reading
Buh-bye Hummer H1! Get ready to say goodbye to the Hummer H1, the hulking, gas-guzzling status symbol that has attracted celebrities and off-road enthusiasts but has drawn the ire of environmentalists. General Motors Corp. said Friday that the 2006 model … Continue reading
As the superrich try ever harder to impress each other, submarines are the next frontier, and personal luxury subs are all the rage right now, where the undersea boats are approaching the size of cruise ships with all the amenities … Continue reading
Volkswagen has a fully automated garage made of 20-storey-tall towers in Wolfsburg, Germany. These photos make it appear to be some kind of egg-chamber for the Queen VW to stash her larvae in before they hatch into marauding auto-duelists. Which … Continue reading
Seeing is believing. Build it, and they will come. Check it out at Hoopty Rides Posted Mon Mar 27th, 2006