|The Sporton Cafe Racer|
Monday, May 27, 2013
Hat tip to the TopSpeed blog, see their story here.
|Lamborghini Egoista Concept Car|
Hat tip to Road & Track. Check out their slideshow.
Saturday, May 25, 2013
|Roland Sands Design|
This video features a couple of cafe racers.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Suzanne Jones, a descendant of legendary 19th century California desperado Joaquin Murrietta, is an elementary school teacher by day. At night, she dons a rhinestone-studded Zorro mask and becomes Allison Murrietta, a sexy derringer-packing outlaw who specializes in robbing unsympathetic victims, and donating a big portion of her gains to various charities, and becomes a SoCal celebrity in the process.
Bradley Jones, Suzanne's son, is a reserve deputy sheriff who uses his law enforcement credentials as cover for his real job running drugs, guns, and bales of cash for a Mexican drug cartel. Like his mother, he idolizes his notorious ancestor; his life's ambition is to carry on the outlaw legend of the bandit known as El Famoso.
Then there's the mysterious Mike Finnegan, an enigmatic figure who knows things he shouldn't possibly know, who emerges now and then from the shadows to be a catalyst for all manner of chaos and mayhem, then disappears back into the shadows without leaving any fingerprints behind... He may or may not be a centuries-old devil, a tempter, in human guise. Years before he befriended Suzanne Jones, and now he's taken what seems to be an avuncular interest in Bradley Jones and his burgeoning criminal career. He's also got a troubling interest in Charlie Hood, who senses the evil beneath Mike's cheery banter and eccentric manners.
The sixth book in the Charlie Hood series, The Famous and the Dead, is out now. We are reading it now and highly recommend it... but if you haven't read any of the series, definitely start with the first and read through the fifth before you pick this one up, or you'll miss the narrative thread that ties all of these fascinating characters and their activities together.
Update: I typed "Flinn" instead of "Finnegan".... doh. Corrected that.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
|Hot Rods & Harleys Cover, Issue 2|
This little pic doesn't do the cover justice... it's hard to tell here, but a larger, better pic of the original panel is up at their Facebook page.
Hot Rods & Harleys has just begun publication, the awesome panel art here is the cover of issue 2. From their "About Us" page I get the impression that a focus on the work of custom painters and pinstripers is the thing that will set them apart from all the other hot rod and Harley mags on the market.
You can subscribe at the website, or find Hot Rods & Harleys at Barnes & Noble.
P.S. I did not mean to imply that the cover art was done by Hot Rod Jen... I will try to find out who is and update here later. Meanwhile, here's a link to a better picture of the panel.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
|Pinstriped Panel Art by Hot Rod Jen|