RIP, Robert C. Stempel

Longtime GM executive Bob Stempel, who rose to the rank of GM CEO in the Nineties, died Monday at his home in Florida at the age of 77. Most of the obituaries note that Stempel was ousted as GM’s chairman following a stormy two-year tenure that ended in 1992. The boardroom coup that ended in […]

From the Hemmings Nation Flickr pool – cars on roofs

So while the meme might go by the name Crosleysonnastick, we can broaden that to carsonnastick and even broader to carsmountedhighforadvertisingpurposes. Though the latter doesn’t much roll off the tongue. In the broader category, then, we’ve seen a few such photos recently uploaded to the Hemmings Nation Flickr pool, including the above shot of a […]

The Social Network: NASCAR Sequence

On this, the one random day of the year we’ve chosen to pander to NASCAR enthusiasts with the Richard Petty Mechanix Illustrated profile we ran this morning, let’s take a look at a video Eric Shanks sent us, recreating the Henley Sequence from the film “The Social Network,” using NASCAR imagery instead of regatta imagery. […]