I don’t profess to be a music critic, but I do check out nearly every song or video that comes across my timeline with the words “Corvette” in the title and they are almost always invariably bad.
Back in 1977, a young filmmaker named George Lucas changed pop culture forever with the release of the first Star Wars movie. That film not only ushered in cool special effects, it set the standard (in the immortal words of Spaceball’s Mel Brooks) for movie merchandising and soon Star Wars branded toys and accessories were everywhere.
Obviously, the first Star Wars movie made an impact on the former owner and creator of this special 1974 Corvette which showcases many scenes from the movie with hand airbrushed murals painted on every body panel.
With the next installment of the movie franchise due in December 2015, it’s timely that this Star Wars branded Corvette Stingray is now for sale on eBay.
For those of you that remember FOX’s teenage drama Beverly Hills 90210 from the 1990’s, actor Ian Ziering played high school student Steve Sanders, the son of a famous actress. On the show, Steve drove a C4 Corvette Convertible with the awesome vanity license plate that read “I8A 4RE”.
I had the opportunity to meet Ian at a FOX-TV rollout party back in the 90’s. We got to talking and it turned out that he was a Corvette enthusiast in real life as well. If I recall correctly, it was his idea to use a Corvette as Steve Sander’s car on Beverly Hills 90210.
Today, Ian is back in the news after posting a photo of himself behind the wheel of the new Corvette Stingray.
Our Corvette-loving Vice President Joe Biden was back in the news after making a speech at Yale’s Class Day on Sunday. Among the words of wisdom that Biden shared with graduating students had to due to his choice of cars.
If you enjoy watching reruns of the popular 1960s TV classic Route 66 and have longed for a remake featuring the fabulous C7 edition of the Corvette, then you’re going to love the news that EW.com is reporting.
That website says a remake of the original series that featured Martin Milner and George Maharis driving their C2 and C3 Corvettes around the country is in the works.
If you’ve been worried about driving your Corvette too fast, you might want to listen to the words of televangelist Pat Robertson.
On a recent edition of The 700 Club, a viewer told Robertson about her husband’s insistence on driving above the speed limit, even when he was on time, and his view that God doesn’t care if he speeds.
Robertson admitted he might be the wrong person to be asking such a question.
Maybe the “Cake Boss” should stick to drinking non-alcoholic eggnog.
The 37-year-old star of the TLC reality TV show faces charges of driving while intoxicated and driving with impaired ability after cops saw him driving erratically along the streets of New York City in his 2014 Corvette Stingray around 1 a.m. Thursday.
After all the success of the Star Wars series, Mark Hamill came down to earth in 1978, so to speak, and immediately starred in Corvette Summer, which has turned into a cult favorite, especially among Corvette enthusiasts.
This week, Hamill was again in the news with Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, director J.J. Abrams, and several young actors as plans were announced for Star Wars Episode VII, with Hamill, Ford, and Fisher reprising their roles from the original 1977 blockbuster as Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Princess Leia, respectively.
Jake Owen will go “Anywhere With You” on an “Eight Second Ride” since these are definitely the “Days of Gold” for the rapidly rising country singer.
You might say this is definitely not “The One That Got Away” and Jake is probably in “Heaven” and hollering “Yee Haw” since he climbed behind the wheel of his beautiful new Corvette Stingray.
If you’re not a country music fan, we’ll take a moment to explain that we took the titles of some of Jake’s songs to make the sentences above.