The Pagoda recognizes the magnificent splendor of Iowa. We always have. More specifically, we recognize the immense contributions the state has made to this country’s most precious natural resource: Bad-ass-ism. Pure, pristine, fuel-grade bad-ass-ism.
Archive for June, 2008
The Pagoda hasn’t always seen eye to eye with our colleague, Jack Arute. Partly because of his diminutive, hyena-like physical stature … but mainly because he’s notoriously evil and boorish. But we thought it high time to end this madness between us. Or at the very least, call a cease-fire on the blood feud. See [...]
Welcome to The Pagodium — the unedited, uncensored, and wholly inspiring platform where IndyCar-ish personalities don’t have to answer the usual allotment of boring, bullshit questions. Nothing’s off-limits here. Except for anything I deem tedious and/or trite. Or Marty-Reid-ish. In short, it’s kind of like an online version of “The Tom Snyder Show.” But with [...]
Saturday night’s Bombardier Learjet 550 drove home a universal mathematical truth: insanely tight spaces + 210 mph speeds + non-stop passing + car-mounted Hi-Def cameras = exceedingly compelling television. Mesmerizing television, really. And not just for the cosmically stoned viewers. This race put forth the type of crazed uber-action that even sober, remedial race fans [...]