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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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auto show preview 3– a classic auto show story

Expanded from a version in the comments on an earlier post, here is one of my favorite personal Auto Show stories.  Fun from this year’s Auto Show starts right here,  quite soon. Stay tuned. This story takes place, as far … Continue reading

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auto show preview 2– spotted: tesla model s!

Well, this is the best kind of harbinger for a good Auto Show.  I had a major (9 point!) car spotting this afternoon.  The time was about 1pm, the place, right in the neighborhood. (At the corner of Lincolnway and … Continue reading

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auto show preview 1

Somehow it always sneaks up on you, if you live in the Chicago area.  Things go slack after the excitement (or stress, or both) of the holidays, it snows, it sleets, routine closes in … and then you look up, … Continue reading

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