1 cool thing.17 September 2008
One cool thing for today… The General Lee as Custom van. Whenever the debate about states still using the confederate flag comes up, my righteous indignation comes to a full stop when I remember just how cool the General Lee was. Muscle car trumps racism, who knew? Custom vans also give me much joy. The custom Van craze of the 70s remains unrivaled in American subcultural genius. The perfect synthesis of the American ideal
Top 5 fictional automobiles:
1.The General Lee
3.Starsky and Hutch’s Grand Torino.
4. James Bond’s Aston Martin Db5 from Goldfinger.
Special mention to The Pussy Wagon, The Mystery Machine, Speed racer’s Mach 5, and the Munstermobile.