Author Archives: emptyroadchronicles

Car Review: The Lady and The Tramp

In the fall of 2012, I decided to take the plunge into a pool that would cement my societal standing as a car guy. The decision took some time and a few difficult night sleeps, but at the end of … Continue reading

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Car Review: The Dumb Little Washing Machine

If you have a mother, you have undoubtedly heard this statement: “hate is a strong word.”  While it may seem harsh, it is more often than not said in  a manner that is either clownish, hyperbole or fully tongue in … Continue reading

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Car Review: The Girl With The Roundel Tattoo

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The 10 Best Ways to Escape a Wedding

There are moments in life where a person simply needs to stay humble.  Leaving a wedding isn’t one of them.  Just like a flashy Broadway performance is justified, being showy on one’s wedding day is perfectly okay. If anything, being obnoxiously blatant … Continue reading

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The Internet’s Ultimate Sleepers

A wolf in sheep’s clothing.  A fast bomber.  A rocket in disguise.  The term Sleeper is widely known inside the automotive world as a vehicle that looks slow but in actuality, is nutso fast.  Here’s some food-for-thought.  Imagine, if you … Continue reading

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Car Review: Reluctant to Retire.

Retirement is a tricky subject. It can either be depressing or liberating; or a combination of the two. The depression is usually caused by retirement’s darker meaning: the end is near. Or, at least, something is going to give, and … Continue reading

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Car People Speak: The List.

Every car person has a “list.” It’s usually always changing, but for the most part there are at least 10 vehicles that drive us to be who we are. These are the desires that keep us up at night and … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Member of the Family

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Car People Speak: The Worst Day of My Life

The year was 2005. The date was December 22. The time: 6:30 p.m. The event: the worst day of my life. The event that took place on that day will haunt my nightmares for the rest of my life. Nothing … Continue reading

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Car Review: Sleeper Status.

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