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a japanese scarf and an alfa romeo

The Japanese scarf (more properly, the furoshiki) went to the Auto Show this year.  It had numerous adventures you will see later, but the high point of its visit was being photographed elegantly posed with a 1951 Alfetta in the … Continue reading

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auto show: the twins

Among the cars I was most interested in seeing at this year’s Auto Show are this pair of twins: the Fiat 500 X and the Jeep Renegade.  These are definitely fraternal twins: they share a substantial family legacy in the … Continue reading

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auto show notebook

It was a close call; we had to wait until the last possible day, but yes, we made it to the Chicago Auto Show this year.  You’ll have to wait a bit to see a few selections from the more … Continue reading

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interlude– auto show swag

When I cleared last weekend for minicomics weekend, I wasn’t counting on getting sick, and did not clear the first part of the week to match.  There should be more Little Maudie tomorrow, but until then, back to the Auto … Continue reading

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2014 auto show 2: pictures of cars, with comments

Take one photography enthusiast, add one pretty good camera and one excellent prime lens in a the classic focal length for street shooting, fuel with coffee, Diet Coke and churros, and release into two enormous exhibition halls full of shiny, … Continue reading

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2014 auto show 1- we have a winner

This is a very, very good time for Americans who like Italian cars.  A few genuine Italian home market Fiats are trickling into Chrysler dealerships now that the ownership takeover is complete, Alfa Romeo may finally be returning to the … Continue reading

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on top of everything, the auto show

After weeks of nothing much happening, here comes a real mishmash of a week. I’m inking like crazy to finish “History Times” on schedule, and dealing with the creative results of that (leaps in understanding of Gale as a character, … Continue reading

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what i really think. watch out.

I have been asked to share “what I really think about the new Lincoln”.  OK.  You asked for it.  Watch out. I think Lincoln is in big trouble.  This is not because it is a luxury arm of Ford, and … Continue reading

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the notebook goes to Chicago, and sees itself

Part 1: Of course I took my notebook to the Auto Show.  I take it with me everywhere, and a lot of what you read on this blog comes from my notes.   Here are three pretty good bits of overheard … Continue reading

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auto show photo gallery

Back at my desk at last after two consecutive days at the Chicago Auto Show.  I feel a lot better now that I’ve slept it off.  I took more than 500 photos, but don’t worry: I only plan to share … Continue reading

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