'Welcome Back' - to the Gullwing Merc.

  Pictures of the Chicago Auto Show included the Mercedes GullWing in its latest version.  You'd recognize it anywhere.  Looks just like your Grand Dad's gull wing, except it now has recessed headlights.  That older one was a dream car when it...

If Never Told, Will You Ever Find Out??

I feel so smart now.  No more bungling.  At least not with a bag of potato chips or salted peanuts.  And it only took me about 40 or 50 years to learn how to do it. Right up there with Einstein and Hawkins now. It happens like this.  I am sitting...

Neilson Reported My TV Until....

Yes I was one of those.  The Nielson families.  What I watched on TV was reported until they discovered I wasn't a normal viewer.  I go back to the beginning of TV's regular broadcast.  I remember the Indian head Test Pattern.  I watched it for 12 our...

Books: Exquisite Corpse (Black Dahlia)

It has now been 63 years since a Hollywood hopeful was murdered and left in a vacant lot looking like a Surrealist painter's nightmare vision. The body had been neatly severed at the waist, had her breasts slit and a grotesque smile cut from ear to...