| Aug 3, 2007
Launched more than 50 years ago as a social gathering for the upper echelons of auto collecting and racing, the Pebble Beach weekend has evolved into an entire "holy week" for the motoring faithful.
With auto-related events spread out across the entire...
| Feb 28, 2008
Steve McQueen was one of many actors whose success bought a ticket to the race track. James Dean, James Garner, Paul Newman, Patrick Dempsey and others have a need for speed and a strong desire to attempt professional racing.
| Aug 29, 2007
| 11:08 AM
The Rocket III Classic Tourer is Triumph's latest entry into the cruiser market, and one thing's for sure: It's no hog. But at 751 pounds dry and nearly 2,300 cc, it is quite the heifer.
Power. Girth. Flash. Triumph's biggest and baddest is a real...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 10:02 PM
GOP presidential candidate Jon Huntsman's campaign wants you to know that he is a Motocross rider in his spare time "to relax" -- and that he is apparently very, very cool.
No surprise, this ad comes from Fred Davis, who made Christine O'Donnell's...
| Nov 18, 2008
Viewed and Reviewed: QUANTUM OF SOLACE
Pretty much the first scene of the new Bond movie, Quantum of Solace, telegraphs exactly the movie you are about to see.
The camera zooms along the brilliant blue Italian choppy waters, careening towards a...
| Sep 29, 2008
Pictured: Clint Eastwood directs and Angelina Jolie stars in Changeling, about a mother whose son disappears from her Los Angeles home one day. Christine Collins (ANGELINA JOLIE) is introduced to a boy claiming to be hers by Captain J.J. Jones (JEFFREY...
| Oct 22, 2008
Bonhams & Butterfields' annual vintage motorbike, custom car and sports-racing collectibles auction at LA's Petersen Auto Museum - now referred to as the "Classic California" sale -- features early Steve McQueen memorabilia from the collection of his...
| Feb 27, 2008
Not to go all Pauline Kael on you, but "Bullitt" -- the 1968 crime drama starring a Ford Mustang GT390 and some guy named Steve McQueen -- is a fairly tedious bit of Aquarian cinema: the chicka-chicka-waah soundtrack, the inscrutable plot, the anaerobic...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 2:57 PM
The celebrated British artist Steve McQueen has made two feature films in the past few years. "Hunger" won the Camera d'Or at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival for its vision of Irish Republican Army bomber Bobby Sands, and the hunger strike that ended his...
| May 9, 2009
Edwin "Bud" Shrake, an author and journalist who co-wrote the bestselling golf book "Harvey Penick's Little Red Book," died Friday. He was 77.
He died of lung cancer at a hospital in Austin, Texas, son Ben Shrake said.
Shrake wrote 11 novels,...
| May 25, 2009
Hollywood's greatest war heroes!
10) Ben Affleck as Rafe in Pearl Harbor (2001) Ben Affleck plays courageous U.S. fighter pilot Rafe, who volunteers to fight with the British Royal Air Force during World War II before the United States has even entered...
| Nov 16, 2008
Forty-six years ago, when Sean Connery played his first hand of chemin de fer clad in a shawl-collar tuxedo as James Bond in "Dr. No," the world was a much different place. Dressing up for dinner was de rigueur, and high-tech meant a shortwave radio...