Contact: Mike Barnard, Yellow Checker Cab
, phone 210-650-8600, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The soap-opera stuff nowadays appears right there on the front page of the New York Times, updated every three hours on the Drudge Report, and sold the next day to HBO, but I like to think of Forrester still driving his Checker cab
in hostile territory (possibly on an Indian reservation or somewhere in his native Tennessee), a heroic American paranoid in the great tradition that encompasses the whispering in Richard Nixon's White House, Ronald Reagan's theory of a "Star Wars" missile defense, Oliver Stone's movies, the citizens of the Aryan Nations in Idaho, and the confidentiality agreement that Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman require of their servants (the cook, the gardener, the secretaries) as a condition of their employment.
Buck, who runs Checker Cab
and the local Greyhound Bus agency and has interests in various retail businesses, brings a computer programming background to this venture.
The completed bodies were shipped to a former Checker cab
assembly plant in Detroit, where Chrysler employees installed the latest version of the turbine.
The iconic yellow taxi is a timeless component of the city's identity that has been brought to life in popular culture--just look at the classic yellow Checker cabs
in films such as Taxi Driver and Breakfast at Tiffany's, TV shows such as Taxi and Friends, and songs such as Joni Mitchell's Big Yellow Taxi.
has sent home almost all of its drivers since UK airspace was closed on Thursday after Eyjafjallajokull began spewing lava and ash last month.
The vintage red-and-white Checker cabs
circled the city awarding free rides during the promotional period.
NEW YORK--A small fleet of jaunty water taxis, 53-foot catamarans painted yellow with a checkerboard strip reminiscent of Manhattan's old Checker cabs
, has begun to ply the waters daily between Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Cops In Cabs is a new crime prevention programme that puts undercover police officers in yellow Checker cabs
Seeking its first provincial licence, UPS endured what Franks calk "the longest, most costly regulatory battle in the history of the Ontario trucking industry." But UPS is nothing if not determined, so, in 1975, with two brown Checker cabs
, the firm began to expand operations beyond the U.S.