In Episode 004, Reed and Jonathan reminisce about the cars of their teen years (in the 1980s, to be specific): the Pontiac 6000STE and Grand Prix, the Chevrolet Malibu, the Buick Riviera, the Mercury Topaz, and the lesser-spec pedestrian versions of the cars our parents seemed to acquire over our own more sporting preferences. There is content for them furrin’ car folks, too, but you have to listen to get it. There’s also a little chat about plumbing and survival drinking, both separately and together.
“Nobody drives American anymore.” – John Cusack as Martin Blank, Grosse Pointe Blank, 1997 The truth is: I’ve never owned an American car. We had them when I was a … Continue Reading 1989 Pontiac Bonneville SSE: If RAD Could Be Measured In Buttons…
General Motors has a history of making the best version of a particular car right before that model – or in some cases an entire brand – goes away. Let’s … Continue Reading 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix GXP: Hear Us Out
At TTS, we miss Pontiac. From the early days of motoring through the GTO and Firebird Trans Am – and with their attempts to transcend General Motor’s worst days of … Continue Reading 1989 Pontiac 6000STE AWD: A Unicorn’s Unicorn
WFNX and the Boston Phoenix are gone. Published and broadcast for 30 years, they were synonymous with college radio and the Boston college music scene. When Clear Channel bought the … Continue Reading They Came To Boston
Living in California had its advantages when it came to spotting near-extinct species of interesting cars; classics like BMW’s iconic 2002 were almost commonplace. Fiats littered Craigslist and the local … Continue Reading Where Cars Go To Die