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Your 2014 Iowahawk Earth Week Cruise-In Grand Champion Carbonator

Tue, 29 Apr 2014 08:22:39 -0500

All the entries are in, and once again it's been a bang up year for the Earth Week Cruise-In with 70 entries from around the world. Thanks again to all participants for your grassroots climate activism and dedication to horsepower....

The 2014 Iowahawk Earth Week Cruise-In

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:47:20 -0500

What, you thought you could get rid of me? After another six month-long kick in the nuts from Ol' Man Winter, it's time to shake the dust off this blog and rev up for the 9th Annual Iowahawk Earth Week...

May the Cinco be With You

Sun, 05 May 2013 12:53:36 -0500

Happy 4th & 5th of May! (with apologies to Marty Robbins) The Ballad of Han Cholo Out in the Tatooine town of Mos Eisley I fell in love with an Alderaan girl Nighttime would find me in Chalmun's Cantina Music...

The 2013 Iowahawk Earth Week Cruise-In Grand Champion Carbonator

Mon, 29 Apr 2013 13:48:34 -0500

Thanks again to all who participated in this year's edition of the Earth Week Cruise-In and for renewing my faith in the transformative healing power of internal combustion. And now comes the hardest part: winnowing the entries to determine who...

The 2013 Iowahawk Earth Week Cruise-In

Mon, 22 Apr 2013 07:39:41 -0500

What, you think I forgot? Rejoice citizen, it's time for the 8th Annual Iowahawk Earth Week Cruise-In - 7 days of peace, love, and carbon-belching horsepower straight from the garages of Iowahawk readers. Together we can combat climate change and...

That Was the Week That Was

Sun, 21 Apr 2013 14:05:46 -0500

(with apologies to Billy Joel) At the Boston Marathon, someone set us up the bomb Backpack tax attacks, at least that's what they say Talking heads smelling Tea, live on MSNBC New York Times solving crimes, suspects the NRA Journalist,...

I'm Ba-ack

Wed, 10 Apr 2013 16:37:50 -0500

... from Austin, TX with these ginchy photos of the 12th annual Lone Star Round Up hot rod and custom extravaganza. I'm also semi-back from my self imposed blogging exile, and plan to resume assaulting your sensibilities here at Iowahawk...

White House Scientists Struggle to Contain Outbreak of Scrutonium

Mon, 08 Oct 2012 20:08:00 -0500

WASHINGTON DC - Engaged a relentless battle against time and fatigue, a select group of message scientists assembled by the White House's Center for Narrative Control say they will take "all steps necessary" to contain a recent outbreak of scrutonium,...

Stars Get In Your Eyes

Mon, 27 Aug 2012 20:13:30 -0500

Special Iowahawk Guest Commentary By Barack Obama, Stargazer-in-Chief When I learned of the untimely passing of Neil Armstrong I was, like all Americans, deeply moved and saddened. I share your sense of loss for this American hero, even if his...

They Fly Through the Air With the Greatest of Ease

Sun, 19 Aug 2012 13:44:57 -0500

Wings and Wheels: vistas from the Hawkperch as we watched the Blue Angels and other attractions at the Chicago Air and Water Show yesterday. Plus bonus photos of Cruise Night at Buffo's!