Fredo Wang: Lowrider

When you’re out of Natty Light and Night Train, no ordinary grocery getter will get you to the liquor grocery store in the style to which you are accustomed, unless you roll up in this:  1977 Dodge Aspen “Special Edition.”  We know it’s special:

  • 1/2 yellow, 1/2 red to confuse eyewitnesses fit your usual two moods: drunk and other.
  • All the cool kids roll in those rims.  They’re orphans massively popular.
  • plenty of room for you and the hoodrats, without the trouble and expense of hourly hotel bills.
Dodge Aspen "Special Edition" lowrider
If you squint, it might be a Nova
Dodge Aspen "Special Edition" lowrider
All my rowdy friends are coming over tonight…
Dodge Aspen "Special Edition" lowrider
“Special Edition” or “New Formula”?

“Special Edition”?  I am reminded of this.

ACID FLASHBACK THURSDAY: Moon Unit Revisited

1985 Honda Civic wagon
Ideal for playing spaceship, night or day

Where I saw one: down on the street, instead of  On the intertubes

Nostalgia factor: 3/10 – Ahh, memories – mostly not mine.

Baseline: 0, since I never personally owned one. +1 because mom had one, +1 because that one was a crazy moonwagon instead of an ordinary hatchback, -1 because it didn’t have a radio – stupid Honda made you choose from dealer installed extra cost radios and mom simply wouldn’t fork over an extra dime, +1 because I stole borrowed it to visit Madonna while mom was away, +1 because it led to a Wixom sexathon, +1 because for 20 years, including my entire marriage, banging her was the best sex ever. Continue reading “ACID FLASHBACK THURSDAY: Moon Unit Revisited”