TAC 85 – our TBT best of Barrett-Jackson edition!!

To pay tribute this year’s Barrett-Jackson auctions in Scottsdale, we offer a “Throwback Thursday” interview with Richard Rawlings of “Fast and Loud” and “Gas Monkey Garage” fame, INSIDE the “Smokey and the Bandit” promo car that sold for $500,000 in … Continue reading

2016, what a year for “Talking About Cars!”

We won awards, we were finalists for a MOTOR PRESS GUILD AWARD, and we began doing a VIDEO podcast (on facebook & youtube) as well as our audio podcasts on iTunes!!    Check out some of our video highlights and … Continue reading

“Phoning a friend”

Dave Hall owns “RESTORE A Muscle Car” in Lincoln, Nebraska.    He helped restore that ’77 Bandit Trans Am that sold for a half million dollars at the 2016 Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale this past January.     While there, … Continue reading

Hangin’ with the Bandit

it’s been nearly 40 years since Burt Reynolds got behind the wheel of that 1977 Pontiac Firebird and began the legend of “Smokey and the Bandit”. When he showed up at Scottsdale in January to help a “promo” version of … Continue reading

Friends, rehabbing, and reaching out!

While i’m in rally mode from my recent medical maladies, the car world moves on.    What’s really helped me is hearing from family, friends, co-workers and you the fans of Talking About Cars!!   It really helps to hear from … Continue reading

(South)east bound and down

an iconic screen grab from the 1977 movie, “Smokey and the Bandit”.    Burt Reynolds and Sally Field making us car people all dream of what would happen if we took our best girl into the center median of a … Continue reading

Tim…ti…TIMING!!

Timing is everything. In January of 2015, I was at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale.    and why not?   I love classic cars, and the people around them are such characters and so interesting to talk to!    That … Continue reading