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What it looks like out there

Posted by on Jan 4, 2011 in Racing | 3 comments

LRP NARRC Runoffs 2 Oct 2010 (ITR-ITS-ITB) from Glenn Lawton on Vimeo. I just found the in-car video above, shot by Glenn Lawton, a longtime friend and competitor. It’s pretty cool, and it turns out I’m prominently featured; I start just ahead of Glenn (the red-and-white Honda S2000, number 05) and, for the most part, stay there until I spin...

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Lawrence Block’s A Drop of the Hard Stuff

Posted by on Nov 29, 2010 in News & Events |

I managed to score an advance copy of Lawrence Block’s A Drop of the Hard Stuff, coming in May from Mulholland Books. It’s the 17th in Block’s fine Matthew Scudder series, which has been idle since 2005. There are two things Block does better than any other crime writer I know: New York City, specifically Manhattan, and Alcoholics...

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Memo to Hollywood: If you’ve lost Ulfelder … (Part 1)

Posted by on Nov 3, 2010 in News & Events | 5 comments

The last movie I saw was Jackass 3D, more than two weeks ago. Two weeks before that I saw The Social Network, and two weeks before that I went to Scott Pilgrim Saves the World. For most folks, I know, three movies in six weeks is a brisk pace. My wife, to take one example, doesn’t visit our local UltraPlex three times a year. But I’m not most folks....

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Even in the victory lap, pratfalls lurk

Posted by on Sep 17, 2010 in Racing | 4 comments

Hey, I won one! OK, I won three – had a good weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, put the new S2000 on the pole, and checked out in all three of my sprint races. When you win, you’re entitled to a victory lap. You cruise down pit lane, a volunteer worker hands you the checkered flag, and around you go. This lap is cherished (Lord knows...

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