Archives for July, 2006

Getting closer


Sunday I got a chance to sneak out and look at the 1999 Firebird for sale (for $5,700.00) in East Hanover. A beautiful car if there ever was one. However, there is some bad news: The car has a dent in the front-right rim—estimated cost for a new rim $214.99. The car will also need new tires, […]

Still on the hunt [updated]


The closer and closer I come to buying a 4th Generation Camaro or Firebird the more it slips away from me. The white 1998 Pontiac Firebird sold two days after the ad was posted on Auto Shopper. Cross that one off my list. It was manual anyway. I would have sucked at it, making the poor […]

When a star explodes


I got an email a few days ago telling me to read this article, but I didn’t get a chance to read it till now. It turns out they finally clocked the speed of an exploding white-dwarf. The explosion occurred on February 12, 2006 in the RS Ophiuchi binary star system (consisting of a white-dwarf […]

I got a fever


In the words of Bruce Dickenson (Christopher Walken), “Guess what? I got a fever and the only prescription is more cow bell!” I am now the proud owner the complete discography of the Blue Öyster Cult! Man, now I wanna see them in concert. It’s a shame they are only playing in England this month. […]

Standard or Automatic?


I’ve been searching high and low for a new car for some time now. I think I finally found one—a 1998 Pontiac Firebird, white, v6 (insurance man!) with t-tops, but it’s standard. I guess that’s good and all, as my Uncle Scott taught me a while back. However, I’m a little confused. There are two […]