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21 And Figuring It Out (A Story of Millennials, Generation Z and the Kia Stinger)
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21 And Figuring It Out (A Story of Millennials, Generation Z and the Kia Stinger)

The license has long become something they just have, no biggie anymore, and the drink is, probably, something they’ve already had in excess but the drinking itself has become official and so it is celebrated. After all, who doesn’t love a good celebration? A toast to you, kid. Happy birthday. […]

Last Minute Christmas Shopping Made Electric
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Last Minute Christmas Shopping Made Electric

The girls and I needed to pick up a few final things to finish up our Christmas shopping, something cool for mom and for a couple of their cousins, so we hopped into the electric Kia Soul EV and zipped around our town yesterday. After stops at Old Navy and […]

The Soul of a Middle Reliever
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The Soul of a Middle Reliever

Maybe it’s the crisp October thrill of postseason baseball or the hope inherent in the dawn of a new hockey campaign, but I’m swimming in sports analogies these days. Here’s another. Middle relievers are a fascinating lot. Few casual fans know their names and rarely does a signing or a […]

A Sputtering Start To A Plugged-In Life
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A Sputtering Start To A Plugged-In Life

The Kia Soul EV may be a car for the raddest of individuals, people who want to zig when others zag and plug-in while others fuel up, but it’s certainly not for the lazy. If this story would’ve been set a month earlier, in summer’s bloated belly full of burgers […]

The Road to Vegas
Big Guy Car Guy / Travel

The Road to Vegas

​There’s the chillaxed glamour of SoCal, the harshness of the California desert, curious life existing in pockets of somewheres that dot the landscape in the beige and brown valleys further east still, and finally the promise of an illuminated high-octane Las Vegas.  Making the 4 hour drive to Sin City […]

The Kia Ride and Drive Experience
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The Kia Ride and Drive Experience

This post is sponsored by Kia but all opinions expressed below and honest and unbiased, as always. Maybe your family’s been doing the amusement park thing for a few hours and the mid-day sun has just starting to wear you down. You smartly found a seat at a round wooden […]

No Tickets, No Problem — A 2017 Kia Sportage Car Hack
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No Tickets, No Problem — A 2017 Kia Sportage Car Hack

Because my punk rock inner child bristles at the notion of paying outlandish fees levied by ‘the man’ whilst buying concert tickets online, I sometimes get shut out of concerts if I wait too long to get myself to the venue box office to purchase them at face value. Then […]

5 Best First Cars for Kids
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5 Best First Cars for Kids

It’s already being documented (most recently as a front page, above the fold story in the USA Today) and this automotive trend itself will gain even more recognition as drive share services like Uber and Lyft continue to propagate (and become more trusted) throughout every single American city and outlining […]

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