Category Archives: Car Toons

Car Show Humor

Never let it be said that gear heads are humorless.

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Car Tunes: Sedan Delivery by Neil Young

  At the outset let me say that I’m not completely sure what this song is about. It’s a bit surreal, but then the protagonist has a job making deliveries “of chemicals and sacred roots”. Sort of a latter day … Continue reading

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Car Tunes (Passover Edition):
Flyin’ Down The Freeway – Kinky Friedman

Click the play button to hear Flyin’ Down The Freeway:Flyin’ Down The Freeway Tonight at sundown begins Passover, the Jewish festival that celebrates the Hebrews’ liberation from Pharoah’s bondage so they could serve the God of Abraham. Passover is known … Continue reading

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Antique Auto Advertising & Car Tunes Twofer
Paul Revere & the Raiders Sing the GTO’s Praises

  Apparently, singer Mark Lindsay of Paul Revere & the Raiders liked the GTO Judge so much that he wrote a song and offered it to Pontiac. At least that’s how the story goes. Jim Wangers is involved so the … Continue reading

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The Lighter Side of the Detroit Auto Show

I can’t help it.  I’m getting excited about the upcoming North American International Auto Show, a.k.a. the Detroit Auto Show.  The press days begin a week from tomorrow and I have my press pass in hand, my hotel room reserved … Continue reading

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Car Toons: Tex Avery’s The Car of Tomorrow (Uncensored Version)

In the early 1950s, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer director Tex Avery made a series of cartoons with a humorous look at the future, featuring the homes, farms and television sets “of Tomorrow”. This 1951 short looks at the world of cars. It’s a … Continue reading

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