Some guy named Paul Nigh spent $150,000 customizing his DeLorean to look like the one from Back to the Future
and I would consider it an injustice to let him slip into the abyss of odd non-famous, movie-obsessed personalities in Los Angeles without a quick mention.
Yesterday, Paul drove around in his precious creation (the “most famous replica,” according to TMZ) around looking like Doc Brown in an appropriately eccentric outfit at the Shell Station in Woodland Hills.
I’ll trade Portland’s Extremo the Clown and his eye-raping, knee-bucklingly horrifying “Never Never Van” for L.A.’s DeLorean ANY day.
Here’s a one-month old picture of the actual DeLorean from the movie, tediously tapping its exhaust pipe at Universal Studios, waiting to be adopted by someone as caring as Paul:
The way I see it, if you’re gonna build a time machine into a car, why not do it with some style?