You have two weeks to acquire enough money…

…to get in on the Australian auction of some of the vehicles from MAD MAX: FURY ROAD. I’m looking at the Doof Wagon, myself. It just suits my idiom, if you know what I mean?

Via Fark.

Moe Lane

PS: If I happen not to acquire the money in time, and somebody else happens to pick it up during the sale, let me assure you: I am not too proud to accept it as a gift.

Dinoco Car up for auction today!

Don’t you shake your fist at me: this is how most people will interpret the news.

…[NASCAR legend Richard] Petty’s iconic blue ‘Birds that are among the most famous American race cars of all time, and one will be crossing the block at the Mecum Auctions event in Harrisburg, Penn., on Saturday, Aug. 3.

It’s the crown jewel of a more than 40-strong car and motorcycle collection being offered by prominent collector Todd Werner, which includes the Road Runner Petty won the Daytona 500 in during his 1971 championship run and several classic drag cars worth high six to seven figures each.

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Tweet of the Day, Flee Into The Peace And Safety Of A New Dark Age edition.

It’s always a shame when you see people open a Forbidden Book and you can’t stop them.

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The Cars/Cars 2 Honest Trailer.

I personally liked Cars more than the Honest Trailers folks did — they didn’t hate it, mind — because it was basically a kids’ flick, and my kids loved it (and Mater Tales), so it did its duty.  But it was entertaining to listen to Announcer Guy skip ahead to Cars 2, only to spiral into a Madness Anagnorisis over thinking too much about the implications of the Cars universe.  Not least because there were a couple of points in there that I hadn’t considered yet.  Since the disquieting world-building needed to make Cars work is something I find interesting, it’s always nice to encounter a new, chilling insight.




Tweet of the Day, We’re Not The Only Ones Wondering About The Cars Universe edition.

Pixar’s people have their own, highly macabre, theories as well.

https://twitter.com/ssufyerdnivek/status/857320414166605824

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Tweet of the Day, I May Adopt This Rule edition.

I have no more desire to have my car door hit by a cyclist than the cyclist does to hit it, after all. God knows that somebody in this state needs to keep situational awareness up and running in traffic, because it’s for dang sure that they’re not teaching it in Maryland’s drivers’ education courses…