Category Archives: Car Toons
Never let it be said that gear heads are humorless.
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
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
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
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
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