Chicago Auto Show 2009: Genesis (Is Bigger Than Phil Collins)

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As you may have imagined, putting on an auto show is hard work. It takes the skill and dedication of untold numbers of people to make it all work, placing each brick next to their neighbour’s and hoping like hell someone remembered to mix the mortar correctly. Where do we fit in as writers and enthusiasts of this stuff? I’d like to imagine we’re tiny specks of colourful grit; occasionally irritating, but overall quite essential to the look and feel of the finished product. In reality, though, it’s possible that someone’s just overmixed me, as I’ve now been awake since 2:30am and am somehow thinking this all makes sense as I type it.

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