Archive for the ‘Fun Stuff’ Category

Where can I watch the commercials for the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport?

Sunday, January 31st, 2021
red 2021 Ford Bronco Sport grazes in a grassy field

2021 Ford Bronco Sport Commercial Compilation

The return of the Ford Bronco has been met with much fanfare. The vehicle comes in two versions: the standard Bronco, which is a full-fledged off-roading behemoth, and the Bronco Sport, which takes many of the delightful Bronco styling touches and combines them with practical crossover value.

The 2021 Ford Bronco Sport gets to strut its stuff in these recent commercials from Ford; see the stylish crossover take on snow, mountains and the mysteries of the wilderness. As Ford puts it, this vehicle seems like it was raised by goats. Enjoy the endearing antics of this machine while the throaty voice of the Ford narrator soothes you with tales of its strengths and endeavors.


Where can I watch the 2021 Chevy Silverado commercials in both Spanish and English?

Friday, January 29th, 2021
Red 2021 Chevy Silverado on highway

2021 Chevy Silverado Commercials in Both Spanish and English

Chevy has been churning out some great commercials for their likewise excellent vehicle, the 2021 Silverado. The commercial spots give an enjoyable overview of the different features and capabilities included with the delightful 2021 Chevy Silverado pickup.

Not only is Chevy releasing commercials in English, but in Spanish as well. This shows what a big element the Hispanic community is to the Chevy brand.

See four recent Chevy commercials below, two in Spanish, two in English! If you’re learning either of these two languages, we can’t think of a better way to practice than with commercials for the 2021 Silverado. Happy viewing!


How can I easily find out and compare what features a car has?

Thursday, January 21st, 2021
Two people enjoy a computer

When shopping for a new car, it can be overwhelming to try to compare the pros and cons of different models. Everything seems to come loaded with differing arrays of comfort, convenience, tech and safety features these days. How can one find out what features a specific model has, and compare them easily against the features of other models?


What is Wisconsin known for?

Friday, January 15th, 2021
Close-up on Wisconsin state flag

Nestled firmly in America’s midwestern region, we here at Eric Von Schledorn are proud to call Wisconsin our home. Folks from across the country (and world) may hear of Wisconsin and wonder, “just what is that place known for?” Well, read on to find out!


Cadillac and 60 Second Docs Team Up to Create Mural for Inspirational Chef

Thursday, December 31st, 2020
Front/side view of 2021 Cadillac Escalade

Chef Brooke Cadillac Mural 60 Second Doc

It’s certainly not news to learn that many individuals have struggled in many different ways during the COVID-19 pandemic. Among those who’ve had some setbacks are people in the restaurant/food service industry.

“Top Chef” and “Tournament of Champions” winner Chef Brooke has stepped up to help these individuals, as well as the general members of her community. To honor her inspiring spirit, Cadillac teamed up with 60 Second Docs and commissioned the artist John Park to create a mural outside her restaurant. Cadillac cites their reason for doing this as their impression that Chef Brooke and her team embody the spirit of the next generation 2021 Escalade.

Learn more for yourself with the 60 Second Documentary below!


Can you use 3D-printed parts in a car?

Saturday, November 7th, 2020
Four different Chevy racing vehicles on a grid.

3D printing is being used more and more widely these days. The possibilities with this technology are constantly expanding, as humans find more ways to use 3D printed items.

One idea that’s come up is that of 3D printing car parts. Car parts can be expensive, of course, so the possibility of cutting costs is a tempting one. There’s also the allure of convenience, in that individuals can buy and set up their own 3D printer at home, and theoretically print off their own replacement vehicle parts.

Do 3D-printed car parts work?


Where can I hear a short scary story for Halloween?

Friday, October 30th, 2020
Cat eyes loom in darkness

Wisconsin Public Radio’s Annual Scary Story for 2020

Fall seems to have passed its peak here in Wisconsin, with many of the leaves off the trees and any semblance of warm weather becoming unsettlingly fleeting. Skies have gone grey most days as the natural world primes itself for descent into the frozen, barren caverns of Midwestern winter.

But it’s not all gloom. We find a certain charm to the way the cold months bring out new emotions and, at their best, help us to find positives in the darkness, both literal and in the sense of the bleaker elements of human existence.

Another way humans have long found charm in the macabre is through spooky stories! Wisconsin Public Radio puts one together every year, and we’ve included it for you here. Enjoy!


What delicious fall foods should I try in Milwaukee?

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020
Pac-Man eats a line of oil-painted pumpkins with a city and autumn leaf backdrop

Autumnal Treats in Brew City

Fall is here, and it has once again brought with it that special sweater-wrapped, cider-scented, chilled breeze aesthetic that’s really hard not to like (as much as the cynics among us may try). In Wisconsin, this beautiful season is fleeting. One way to best take advantage of it while it’s here (and fully imbibe the autumn vibes into one’s soul) is by eating some special fall foods.

We looked to our good friends over at Milwaukee Mag for some ideas of consumables to track down. Peruse below, and may the leaves fall ever in your favor!


What does Ford do to help veterans?

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
A silhouette of a soldier salutes in front of a beefy American flag

How Ford Assists Vets with its “Proud to Honor” Initiative

In addition to building great cars, Ford tries to make a positive impact on the world. One way they do this is by lending support and assistance to veterans. What exactly has Ford been up to recently to help veterans?


How have Chevy vehicles changed over the years?

Sunday, August 30th, 2020
Top down view of a classic red Corvette with an open, inviting door

Chevy Classic Model Walk-around Compilation

Chevrolet has one of the most storied histories of any modern automaker. They were there at the beginning of the vehicular era, and they’ve come through a lot with the industry. Through it all, they’ve never stopped innovating and producing top-tier products.

To celebrate, Chevy has produced virtual walk-around videos of some its most memorable models. Not only do viewers get an up-close look at the innovative engineering, craftsmanship and passion that went into these rides, but they also get to learn the stories behind them and the important facts about each one.

For your convenience, we’ve compiled each of the current Chevy walk-around videos below, beginning back in 1914 and working all the way up to the past decade. So, take a trip through time and see Chevrolet and the automobile evolve in tandem. Happy viewing!