Daily Podcast: Join The Brand

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Mr. Lieberman is right to call the musical metaphor informing TTAC's Question of the Day "seriously forced." In fact, it reminds me of 70's-era touchy-feely market research methodology. "If the Toyota Cressida was a dog [sic 'em], would it be more like an Australian Kelpie or a Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen?" And yet, the QOTD also reminds me of a long-ago survey– in the UK of course– where a researcher claimed that listening to loud music was more likely to cause speeding (gasp!) than alcohol consumption. True dat. I've always had a thing for [theoretically] driving fast whilst under the influence of music. But it's nothing like alcoholic inebriation. When music, road, man and machine meld, it's a far better high than anything supplementary chemistry can provide. And I get the parallel between engineering and music. In fact, I reckon if The Big 2.8's execs could "get" Little Feat, they'd have a chance of saving their own bacon. But then, most people that age consider Neil Diamond rock and roll. Go figure.

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  • GS650G GS650G on Mar 17, 2008

    If GM was a dog what breed would it be? How about Ford and Cry-sler?

  • Nick Nick on Mar 17, 2008
    When music, road, man and machine meld, it's a far better high than anything supplementary chemistry can provide. What's more, in case of the former, you can listen to and enjoy '30 Days in the Hole'; in the case of the latter, well, you spend 30 days in the hole.

  • Foolish Foolish on Mar 18, 2008
    "Beats walking." "Right....Maybe" Ouch. Most scathing throw-away comment I've heard in a while.

  • Rodster205 Rodster205 on Mar 18, 2008

    Chrysler is now a three-headed dog, of course.

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