The depressing flipside of this is that it's getting more difficult to find economy-class cars that don't have all those future broken toys features. Oh, don't get me wrong. I'm pretty happy about air conditioning being in pretty much everything these days. Power windows and locks are fine, and it still seems kind of… » 7/30/14 4:24pm Yesterday 4:24pm

I lived in Austin for a few years. Went to university there. It's a city with an interesting culture. Part of that culture is pretending you're too cool to be impressed when you see one of the many celebrities who visit from time to time. You'd never approach Quentin Tarantino at a bar. No, you'd studiously avoid even… » 7/29/14 7:21pm Tuesday 7:21pm

Camry or Accord with a V6. They're anonymous, but seriously quick when needed. Reliable, too. And you can rent them. Because you don't want to use your own car. In fact, if you're a smart hitman (well, if hitmen even existed), you don't do jobs within 500 miles of your own city. So the rental part is doubly important. » 7/29/14 3:39pm Tuesday 3:39pm