International Auto Show in San Diego’s Back Yard – Jan 1-4.

San Diego: small-town charm with big-city benefits, like an honest to goodness full-size auto show.  That’s right – the San Diego International Auto Show – is open to the public beginning January 1.  Shake off that silly hangover and get downtown (or head downtown to lay it on thick December 31,...

In-Garage Garage Hour! Gearhead Talk & Go-Fast Bits in the First Live Pure Podcast

We took a few new bits of technology, a little more processing power and a gang of Garage Hour goons, and pointed them at a pile of speed parts and several growlers of Twisted Manzanita beer to create the first-ever Garage Hour live-to-tape pure podcast.  Live from the garage?  Damn right. What’s...

Fresh Garage Hours and Assorted New Pretties: Coming Right Up.

It’s been tricky to keep the bloom on the rose.  The Garage Hour – in all its gearheadulous glory – turned five-years old in 2014, but had to leave AM radio shortly thereafter.  Damned white-collar tweakers.  Thankfully, our fans have stuck around, and the podcasts are going like ammunition after an...

No Garage Hour and no gearheads make listeners something something…

In the immortal words of Homer Simpson, “No TV and no beer make Homer something something…”  Don’t go crazy – Hank Watson’s Garage Hour hasn’t gone away – we’ve just left AM radio; the podcasts will continue. Long story short, through no fault of our own – and someone else’s...

10.25.14: Gearheads On-Air, Gearheads Online, Gearheads On Podcasts

At 6:PM tonight, the Garage Hour goons will chat about why lots of dudes grow mustaches in November (it’s Movember, dammit!) and welcome one of the prime movers behind San Diego’s Manly Cancer Awareness Month into the studio, Rick McElroy.  Of course, it’s the Garage Hour, and we’re dudes, so this will...

Active Shooter Defense School of San Diego

Active Shooter Defense School> When it's time to defend yourself with a firearm, will you know how? ASDS teaches and trains to make gun owners smart shooters.

Tony's Lube & Tune in San Diego, CA

Tony's Lube & Tune> Full auto repair and upkeep, plus specialty tuning of WRXs, STis and Evos.

Twisted Manzanita in Santee, CA

Twisted Manzanita Ales and Spirits> Maker of fine, sippable adult beverages in San Diego's East County.
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