The BRZ and FR-S don’t need more power

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A recently published report says that sales of the GT86 have been disappointing in Europe. According to Toyota's European Vice President of Research and Development, Gerald Killman, this is what's holding back the evolution of the GT86 and FR-S in the States. Jalopnik editor, Doug Demuro, thinks the only way for the car to sell better… Continue reading The BRZ and FR-S don’t need more power

Record Review: Andrew Bird – ‘I Want to See Pulaski at Night’

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If you like Andrew Bird's music, you're going to love I Want to See Pulaski at Night. The latest EP from Bird is a beautifully structured mini-album filled with swooning violin riffs and endless loops. The opening track, "Ethio Invention no. 1" sounds like there's a whole orchestra behind him but if you know Bird, you'll… Continue reading Record Review: Andrew Bird – ‘I Want to See Pulaski at Night’

Review: LEGO Technic 42011 ‘Race Car’

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  To celebrate the opening weekend of The LEGO Movie, I am reviewing a LEGO set I recently picked up. Everyone's familiar with the more traditional mini-figure and block LEGO sets but the LEGO Technic line of models provides a different, more active experience. What I mean by active is that this model moves! The LEGO… Continue reading Review: LEGO Technic 42011 ‘Race Car’

Opinion: There are no great PC racing games

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After I built a kick-ass gaming PC last year, I vowed never to go back to a console again but one genre of games has given me second thoughts: racing simulators. While there are plenty of PC racing games, they just don't appeal to me. You have your hyper-simulators like Simraceway to your arcade racers like Need… Continue reading Opinion: There are no great PC racing games