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[VIDEO] Humorous Cover Song Video Shows How Much a Man Loves His Corvette

The last time we wrote about songs and Corvettes, our words weren’t all that complimentary to the two wannabe performers whose music videos we featured.

In that same post, we also mentioned some of the Corvette songs that were tops in our book like George Jones’ “The One I Love Before” whose lyrics features a double meaning depending on who you think he was singing about. Was the “The one I loved before” about the Vette or the girl?

Route 66 TV Star Martin Milner Passed Away
Martin Milner (right) played Tod Stiles with sidekick George Maharis (left) as Buz Murdock.

The iconic “Route 66” TV show was ostensibly about two young men and their adventures traveling across America, exploring social issues of the era.

But to Corvette enthusiasts, the show was much more than that – a prime vehicle to see their favorite car on a weekly basis.

Sadly, one of the stars of the show – Martin Milner – passed away Sunday at his home in Carlsbad, Calif., at the age of 83.

Corvettes on eBay: The Force is With This Star Wars Themed 1974 Corvette

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.

Classic TV's Route 66 Planning a Modern Reboot of the Series

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.

[VIDEO] God is Okay with Pat Robertson Driving 100 MPH in his Corvette

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.

[VIDEO] Reality TV's Cake Boss Busted in New York City for DWI in his Yellow Corvette Stingray

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.