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I just read that there’s gonna be a biopic on the life of my beloved Hervé Villechaize… now, normally, I’d be excited for this but, I don’t think they’ve cast the right actor to play Hervé… apparently, they’ve cast Peter Dinklage in the role. Which, okay, Peter’s cool, but… Hervé was Filipino (but born in France). I can´t help but feel like there´s a bit of possible whitewashing going on. :-/

When Honda announced that the production version of its Urban SUV Concept would see daylight wearing the HR-V moniker, a waggish friend suggested that henceforth, the new small ute should be referred to as “the Hervé” in honor of late actor Hervé Villechaize, who notably played Ricardo Montalban’s diminutive sidekick on Fantasy Island. In Japan, Honda badges the car as the Vezel. Why everybody has decided that Americans only like alphanumerics, we don’t know, but the Fit-based utelet is undoubtedly an important vehicle for Honda in terms of potential numbers. READ MORE ››

2016 Honda HR-V Revealed: Fit-Based CUV Offers More Cargo Room and AWD


When Honda announced that the production version of its Urban SUV Concept would see daylight wearing the HR-V moniker, a waggish friend suggested that henceforth, the new small ute should be referred to as “the Hervé” in honor of late actor Hervé Villechaize, who notably played Ricardo Montalban’s diminutive sidekick on Fantasy Island. In Japan, Honda badges the car as the Vezel. Why everybody has decided that Americans only like alphanumerics, we don’t know, but the Fit-based utelet is undoubtedly an important vehicle for Honda in terms of potential numbers. READ MORE ››



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When Honda announced that the production version of its Urban SUV Concept would see daylight wearing the HR-V moniker, a waggish friend suggested that henceforth, the new small ute should be referred to as “the Hervé” in honor of late actor Hervé Villechaize, who notably played Ricardo Montalban’s diminutive sidekick on Fantasy Island. In Japan, […]