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    Two Zoomy Coupes for the Winter Blues

    Two Zoomy Coupes for the Winter Blues

    By Philip Ruth “Tell me something good.” That’s what I text one of my classic-car buddies after we’ve vented about the daily updates regarding our president-elect. We both work alone,…

    Two Crossovers in Autumnal Colors

    Two Crossovers in Autumnal Colors

    Fall colors are the theme this week. Both the tested Ford Edge Titanium and Jeep Renegade Trailhawk 4×4 came in shades that evoked the season of pumpkins and squash. Fall…

    Two Mature Cars with a New Image

    Two Mature Cars with a New Image

    Maturity comes in different forms, and in the LGBT community in particular, we have different ideas about what being a grown-up means. Marriage and adoption seemed out of reach to…

    Trucks that Resemble Daddy and Son

    Trucks that Resemble Daddy and Son

    September means it’s time for San Francisco’s Folsom Street Fair, which is the world’s largest leather event. One lifestyle we see there is the dom/sub relationship, which can be expressed…

    Going Green Without Advertising It

    Going Green Without Advertising It

    Buying a hybrid once meant making a distinct statement about being green. Driving a Toyota Prius or Honda Insight demonstrated its owner’s commitment to saving gas and the environment. But…

    Two Sporty Cars Strut Their Stuff

    Two Sporty Cars Strut Their Stuff

    Belonging to a predominantly gay gym means seeing muscled men packed into workout clothes that accent the assets while revealing just enough of them. The peacock vibe can be intimidating,…

    Two Extroverted Cars With Unmistakable Style

    Two Extroverted Cars With Unmistakable Style

    An extroverted look can come in many forms: a drag queen and a gym god both get lots of looks, for different reasons. Two cars I recently drove brought this…

    Safer Sex and Safer Cars Both Often Rely on Affordable Prevention Strategies

    Safer Sex and Safer Cars Both Often Rely on Affordable Prevention Strategies

    As with sexual health, preventative safety is becoming a big deal in the auto industry, and we see that with two recent test cars, the Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium and…

    Appreciating the Young and the Mature

    Appreciating the Young and the Mature

    Young and sparky versus mature and refined. If we’re lucky, we’ll get to experience both within ourselves. In the meantime, two recent and similarly sized test cars—the Audi Q3 2.0T…

    What’s in a Hatchback’s Name?

    What’s in a Hatchback’s Name?

    Keeping young and beautiful is a not-so-subtle societal pressure on all of us, and carmakers feel it too. Toyota’s executives felt it in the early 2000s, when the days of…

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