There’s A Reason The 4Runner Is King

There is a reason the Toyota 4Runner is considered the leader in the SUV market, and the fifth generation does nothing but prove that point.   I make this claim quite boldly, but as I thought about the directio...

The 2014 Kia Sorento Is Almost There

It was not too long ago that the name Kia would invoke a feeling of cheapness and unreliability.  I mean up until a few years ago, the brand really wasn't doing anything to set itself apart from anyone in the m...

The Trip to Italy: Buon Viaggio!

The Trip to Italy is a mouthwatering movie in which pals Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon tour Italy in a Mini Cooper convertible, sampling haute cuisine as food critics for the UK’s Observer. It’s equal parts road-...

Delivering Different With The Chevy Volt

I love the alternative fuel movement hitting the streets in the shapes of new cars, especially as manufacturers are thinking outside the box of normal to deliver truly different and forward thinking rides to he...

A Swing And A Miss For The Rogue

I get it.  Car names are often thought up to bring the customer in and make them excited about the newest ride.  Most of the time, these names fit (somewhat) into the vehicle's design and purpose, while other m...

An Ode to the Dragon

"It's just a Lexus." That was my initial thought really, as I opened the door to the 2014 Lexus IS-F.  I've always enjoyed the Lexus vehicles, but have never really thought they were something to write home ...

Boyhood: An Astonishing Journey

It's official -- I like movies with the word "boy" in the title. Some of my favorite coming-of-age stories include About a Boy from the UK, Boy from New Zealand, and now Boyhood from my home state of Texas. Aus...

The Balanced Estate: 2014 Volvo V60

This is not your dad's college Volvo.  This is not the steal wagon with a little oil burning that we all remember from high school.  And this is most definitely not what you expect it to be. Minus a few ride...

A Daily Steal In Time For Father’s Day

Okay, we get it.  You already forgot about our guide last week on the perfect bottle of craft liquor for your old man.  Heck, you probably even forgot that Father's Day is coming up because, well, it's not as b...