Podcast episode show notes
The Gearheads sit down for a bit with Jimmy Falschlehner and discuss hot rods, the glory days at So-Cal Speed Shop back in the day, re-imagining your brand, surfing, road trips and nearly lighting Billy Gibbons on fire. This one really has a little something for everyone.
The Gearheads were honored to host our friends Doug Jerger and Tim Benedict in The Round Six Experience at the 70th Grand National Roadster Show. Doug and Tim shared some great stories, including the most unlikely of AMBR wins. You don’t want to miss that one! Good times, great laughs and a lot of history on Episode fifty-five.
Matt Hay, one half of the dynamic Matt and Debbie Hay duo of Pro-Street royalty drops into the studio to talk about the old days, the new days and working as the precision driver stand-in for Chance the Rapper in a Super Bowl commercial. And perhaps some other stuff, too. OK, lots of other stuff.
Get a sneak peek at the bonus content available to our patrons as the Gearheads sit and talk kustom cars with John D’Agostino of Celebrity Kustoms. Recorded in The Round Six Experience at the 70th Grand National Roadster Show, this one goes world-wide and back in time, too.
Automotive journalist, author of literally hundreds of books, former director of the NHRA Motorsports and World of Speed Museums and all-around fascinating guy and friend of the Gearheads, Tony Thacker stops by. We talk about the wild and crazy 1970’s car mags, trading cookies for access to the Ferrari plant and design studio, and make some Monty Python references, too.
On a second visit from Eric Tscherne and Carson Lev, the Gearheads continue a discussion on Creative and Design Management, exploring what make for good manager and successful teams. A discussion on how to guarantee failure through a disregard for value differentiation is especially enlightening for anyone involved in the creative process.
The Gearheads celebrate fifty episodes with an incredible insider’s look at Hot Wheels design and career arcs with Die Cast Hall of Fame members Eric Tscherne and guest-host Carson Lev. It’s a multi-layered episode with not only two influential giants, but a mentoring theme that makes for a masterclass in following your passion.
Dan Baker of Alumicraft Street Rod Grilles joins the Gearheads for their first episode back in the studio following the Grand National Roadster Show, and the guys “grille” Dan on his involvement with some recent Detroit AutoRama Ridler Great-8 cars, running a small business, and what the ugliest car of all time is. And Brian makes a questionable joke or two.
Legendary metal shaper Luc DeLay joins the Gearheads in The Round Six Experience at the 70th Grand National Roadster Show and talks hot rods, Ridler and AMBR builds, working with his Dad and riding dirt bikes. Somewhere in all of that is a great story about dodging bombs in World War II. We kid you not.