by Don Kincl
Elon Musk, the early years.
Pa always put on the most awesome firework displays.
Now that you mention it, I don’t recall ever seeing Elon’s Datsun after he launched that first rocket. Hmmm…
“The military’s efforts to inconspicuously place Titan missiles in strategic locations throughout the US met with varying degrees of success.”
“I’ll show those home invaders who has the biggest weapon!”
“My latest new high-performance plaything accelerates like a rocket. The 240Z is pretty fast too.”
Unfortunately neither Ivan Reitman nor Bill Murray would agree to do a sequel to “Stripes” – over-the-top props did not sway them.
Go ahead punk! Pick my apples. I dare you!
I’m glad I got the tiresome spaceflight and rallye out of the way. Now I can enjoy my FAVORITE hobby.
Ha, you think your V8 is fast just try my V2
When the farmer sold out to the developers, his only request was to keep the small chunk of land his silo stood on for his retirement.
“Why did I buy it? Well, just fire this beauty up and it toasts marshmallows, dries the laundry, strips paint, AND it cuts my commute down to just seconds!”
When neighbor disputes go ballistic.
Ralph Kramden had been saying “To the moon, Alice!” since their days in the little New York apartment, but now Alice was becoming concerned that he was starting to mean it.
For the win! Well done.!
Now if I can find an Olds this thing would fit in, I’d have a true “Rocket Powered” Olds.
1) Now if I can find an Olds this thing would fit in, I’d have a true Rocket powered Olds.
2) Where DID I drop those launch codes?
Oldsmobile hood ornaments had gotten a bit larger for the 1971 model year.
Who needs an Oldsmobile rocket when you’ve got the real thing?
Wyle E. Coyote, disguised as a gardener, spreads the bird seed in anticipation of his nemesis.
“The untold true story behind the Elton John smash hit ‘Rocketman’ began in a sleepy northeastern Ohio hamlet in 1968…”
I swear Martha, that boy would buy a freight train if he could figger out how to get it home!
Johnnie Appleseed experiments with a new way to get his fruit to market at peak freshness.
I think my Internet is permanently broken!
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“Remember the story about the Ford Pinto with the JATO rockets? Old man down the street has a Z that’ll smoke it!”
“The next hipster who asks if the Datsun is for sale is going to get it”
An early engine prototype for the Millennium Falcon ready for testing.
240 -Z or Matador coupe ….?!
“Next time I tell those kids ‘get off my lawn’ they’re gonna listen!”
Right, next time that so and so across the road starts that lawnmower at 6am
“Light blue touch paper and retire”
“Saturn V… a different kind of car company for a different kind of car.”
Yours is my favorite!
“BEWARE, that might be an alien at the edge of the street.”
Where’s my racquet? Johnny’s Dad just bought him a bigger shuttlecock, too.
Since the end of the Cold War, the distributed MX missile program “Operation Home Base” fell into some neglect, but die-hards continued to trim bushes and keep their powder dry.
Elon Musk’s boyhood home.
P.S. Congratulations Elon for getting the job done.
Dang son! I said to bring home a rocket 88, not just a rocket.
280ZX? Datsun’s going to pay for what they did to the Z-car!
Vintage rocket for sale. Flew when parked. Would make a cool lowrider project or swap an LS into it,
“My Other Vehicle is a Polaris”
In the late 1970’s ‘Japan, Inc.’ began to be seen as a serious threat.
Edward’s obsession with topping the Top Gear Reliant Space Shuttle became more apparent as the years dragged on.
SpaceX contractor builds their rocket just like Johnny Cash would: One piece at a time.
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Despite telling the HOA that he was a landscaper the neighborhood soon began to suspect that Ralph was an international arms dealer.
Mr. Whitaker’s pet rocket was fond of sneaking up on him from behind. “You’re getting too big for this, Rocky!” was his usual gentle chide.
Little boxes on the hillside
Little boxes made of ticky-tacky
Little boxes on the hillside
Little boxes all the same
There’s a pink one and a green one
And a blue one and a Titan missile
And they’re all made out of ticky-tacky
And they all look- hey, wait, what!?!
Early attempts at aftermarket power increases for the Holden Gemini were bulky and unsuccessful.
“Stay off my Lawn!”
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