By David G. Firestone I wanted to start 2016, and celebrate my 34th birthday with a project I have been working on for a while. Money really is the great equalizer. Every human being on the planet wants as much of it as possible. We work jobs we hate in order to get it, and […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Currency and Us Part 1-Coins and Their History
By David G. Firestone For the end of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season, the Paint Schemies have returned! The Schemies will reveal the best,and worst paint schemes of 2015. I’ve eliminated the exhibition and improved categories for 2015, with exhibition replaced by throwback paint scheme.This was done using the Driver Suit Blog executive committee […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-The 3rd Annual Paint Scheme Awards!
By David G. Firestone If you were into grunge in the 1990’s, the name Stone Temple Pilots is very familiar to you. Dean DeLeo, Robert DeLeo, Eric Kretz, Scott Weiland met in San Diego and in 1986, began using the name Mighty Joe Young, after a 1949 movie. When informed that Mighty Joe Young had […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-The Two Most Iconic Logos in Auto Racing Part 2
By David G. Firestone Anyone who says that auto racing “doesn’t really matter” has obviously never driven a car, or ridden in one. Technology developed for auto racing is so ingrained in car design in this day in age, that it is impossible to find a car company that doesn’t have a motorsports program. Companies […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-The Two Most Iconic Logos in Auto Racing Part 1
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By David G. Firestone I’ve lived in Chicago my whole life, and all my life, I have been fascinated with signs of all kinds. It doesn’t matter if we are talking advertising, store, or street signs, they have always fascinated me. Living in Chicago for as long as I have, and traveling with my family […]Read More In Defense of Vintage Chicago Traffic Signs
By David G. Firestone I’m gonna go off topic today. When I wrote about the Lottery Ball back in July, I mentioned that “The history of the lottery in the United States dates back to the 1600’s, while Europe was colonizing North America. Many colonies saw gambling as harmless fun, but as English investors waned […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Lottery Ticket Design Was Awesome Back In The Day!