Daily Podcast: Color Me Impressed
Sometimes my fascination for all things automotive scares me. What if Yellowstone blows up and plunges the world into a new Ice Age– mit famine? The arcane automotive knowledge lodged in my brain won't do me a damn bit of good in that situation, now will it? [Note to self: no more watching Mega Disasters on The History Channel, or, alternatively, must stock pantry and buy another shotgun.] Still, I could have become an ornithologist (the truth about the slender billed curlew) or numismatist (the truth about Tetradrachm). At least if worst comes to worst, I can amuse myself by identifying the rusting hulks populating the post-apocalyptic landscape. You know, if I'm alive. Anyway, an obscure press release hit the inbox this AM that pressed all the wrong buttons: Dupont's 55th international car color report. White/pearl dominates NAFTA-land and Japan, silver rules Brazil, South Korea and China and Europe always looks slim in basic black. What does this tell you? Only that OCD pistonheadedness is a communicable disease. Pass it on.
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