Nearly forgotten: the Toyota Venza

I like to think of myself as enough of a gearhead to remember about 90 to 95 percent, at least, of the new cars out on the market and be able to identify them. In the early 200s, when the lookalike, bland styling of the 1990s was still with us, I could distinguish a Chevy … Continue reading

Guts, Glory, Meh

When I saw this commercial the other day, I wondered up until the 11 second mark who was running this commercial. Then I saw the ram head logo and all my questions were answered. Well, except for one: Why use a printing press to advertise a pickup truck? I still haven’t found an answer to … Continue reading

Mazda asks, “What do you drive?”

The first time I saw this ad I was watching an episode of “Modern Family” on Hulu. Normally all the Hulu ads I get are aimed at families who want to run to Disney land or people who need fifteen different shades and tints of lipstick, and I end up opening another tab to check … Continue reading