I’ve watched the BringATrailer.com auctions since they launched, and every week I’ve had to bite my fingers to keep from bidding. They curate a phenomenal list of cars, and at any given time, there’s at least one or two cars that I’d love to own. The comments are half the fun, too – the BaT readership is well-informed and loves to share stories. Special delivery: 2003 Audi RS6 When this Audi RS6 came up for bids, my heart fluttered. I really like sleepers – cars that don’t get a second glance from most of the population, but us real car fans recognize…Read
Tesla owner Glenn Berry asked me to write a blog post explaining why I don’t own one yet, so here goes. I live in downtown Chicago at the corner of State & Randolph. Parking spots in my building don’t have electric chargers, so to put one in, I would need to buy a spot ($50k-$65k), then get the homeowners association to allow me to get an electrician to install a charging outlet. I don’t own my condo – I’m renting my condo and my parking spot – so this cash outlay doesn’t make much sense for me. The nearest building with…Read
Objects in mirror are way more dangerous than they appear. Oh yeah, and there’s no mirror. Back in the 1980s when my age was in single digits, the family across the street had an electric CitiCar. These “cars” – and I use the term loosely – had no real safety devices, no air conditioning, and no power. Here’s everything you need to know from the Wikipedia post: The top speed of any particular C-Car will vary somewhat depending on many factors, including: tire pressure, vehicle weight, alignment, brake drag, windows open/closed, transaxle oil viscosity, temperature, chemistry… I understood that the…Read
Hi. I’m Brent.
I live in Iceland with my wife Erika. I'm on an epic life quest to have fun and make a difference.
I co-founded Brent Ozar Unlimited to help make your SQL Server go faster. I also maintain sp_Blitz® and the open source First Responder Kit repo.