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Cowboys Roundup

On a recent Friday night the “Spark Plug Cowboys” crew along with a roomful of folks came out of the rain to screen/chat on a couple of Kramer Herzog’s brief documentaries. What a kick it was watching audience reactions to the films. From the immersion in the artistic […]

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About Spark Plug Cowboys

In the footsteps of the big screen, feature-length film “Spark Plug Cowboys” by multi-award winning documentary filmmakers S. Kramer Herzog and Leonard Marcel, brings us to a deeper dive into American youth’s car club culture of the nineteen fifties . A collection of true stories weaved into one, featuring archived and […]

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Spark Plug Speed Racer

Marty Marcucci may now be mellowly cruisin’ along in his retirement as battalion chief of the Ross Valley Fire Department; but man, how he used to be one fast force as a Sleeper of Marin! I heard all about Marty’s motor history at the 2016 Bon Air Invitational Car […]

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It started with a Squirrel Hair Brush…

The “Sparkplug Cowboys” crew blazed into scorching weather on a recent October Saturday in Santa Rosa, California. Even hotter than the heat was the flame outline striped onto Don Richie’s ’51 Mercury by talented pin striper, Trisha Turner. It was hard to tell if Turner’s red face was from […]

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Drive into the Drive-In

On the set Saturday: We interviewed the cowboy epitome of a man who had his firm hands together placed atop his spotted jeans. He told the crew how he messed around aplenty with his personal crew in his Corvette back in 1957. The car club he was part of was disparately […]