TAC 118 – having trouble with commitment… to cars

(07-19-2018) – You’ve seen him all over TV, from Jay Leno’s Garage (where he’s always trying to race Jay in some form of vehicle), on Californacation (shockingly called “Alonzo”), Fresh off the Boat, Dr. Ken, and when he’s not in … Continue reading

TAC 117 – The Pink Playmate of the Year Car & the Canadian Custom Car Artist!!

(07-06-2018) – Like most men, Mark Melvin grew up with an awareness of Playboy Magazine.    But unlike most men, Mark and and a pal now have a memory of the magazine (and it’s centerfolds) that no one has.   … Continue reading

TAC 105 – So Cal native returns for the NHRA Winternationals!

(02-04-2018) – Once the Super Bowl is over, a new NHRA season begins with the Winternationals at Pomona, California!!   Last year was a remarkable one for 29 year old Leah Pritchett who grew up in Redlands piloting junior dragsters … Continue reading

TAC 96 – with “Roadkill Magazine’s Elana Scherr!

(Sept 30, 2017) — There are some great car magazines out there….including the “classics”, “Rod & Custom”, “Car Craft” and of course “Hot Rod”.    Take one of those….add the DNA of Mad Magazine, Mad Scientist Monthly and Saturday Night … Continue reading

My Top 10 List of Rental Cars Honda Paid for while my Takata Air Bag was on recall!

Recently here on Talkingaboutcars.net, I detailed my adventure with my exploding Takata Air Bag recall which claimed “shards of metal” would be flying in my face if I continued to drive my “daily driver” 2011 Honda Insight.    So, I parked … Continue reading

How a Honda airbag gave me the keys to the car candy store!! ((plus an UPDATE!!))

by Randy Kerdoon (Talking About Cars podcaster and website editor) First, let me say…THANK YOU HONDA for making this entire story possible.   (Don’t want to appear ungrateful or anything).    Now, my story ==================================================================== Once upon a time I … Continue reading

Everybody has a Car Story!

Everybody has a Car Story!! Mine began as I remember lying down in between my parents in their 1951 Chevy convertible on a drive down the Sepulveda grade of the 405 freeway.   Considering I’m 6-3 now, I figure I … Continue reading