“I get caught car dancing all the time. I don’t even care.”
- The Ride
- The Driver: Cerina at the Pantages Theatre
- Car in Question: 2008 Black Honda CRV
- Spotted at: Pantages Theatre, 6233 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
- Odometer: 63,494
- Nickname: The Puppy Wagon
Q: The Puppy Wagon, huh?
A: We got it mostly so we could haul our dogs around.
Q: Pretty roomy.
A: Right. The seats fold down, so it fits both our dogs.
Q: So you own two dogs?
A: And two cats. They come in sometimes.
Q: Wow, and they all get along?
Q: So why the “Puppy Wagon” and not the “Puppy ‘n’ Cat” wagon?
A: Because it’s mostly to transport the puppies. The cats don’t want to be in it, but the dogs seem to like it.
Q: Now we’re in front of the Pantages. Do you ever watch any of the Broadway shows here?
A: Not yet, but I plan to.
Q: So how long have you owned this vehicle?
A: Three years. I got it brand new.
Q: How did you know that you wanted a CRV, other than you wanted something to lug your dogs around?
A: I thought it was a great car when I tried it. We looked at other comparable cars, but when I got in it, I was like, this looks like a spaceship. I felt like I was in a spaceship, and that sold me on it.
Q: Are you a sci-fi fan?
A: I am. I like sci-fi. I liked watching “Star Trek: The Next Generation” growing up, and I liked the new “Star Trek” movie that came out.
Q: What is your car’s main use?
A: I mainly use it to go to auditions. I’m an actor, so I drive a lot. I probably average an hour and a half, two hours a day in my car. Sometimes more.
Q: How are the auditions going?
A: Good! I just came back from a fitting for a new show that I’m doing.
Q: Fantastic, good luck with that. Now if you had to give your car a theme song, what would it be?
A: I have never thought of that question before, but since I said it looked like a spaceship, I’m going to go with the “Star Trek” theme song.
Q: Very nice! Does it go warp speed at all?
A: Every now and then when nobody’s around.
Q: Finally, barring Honda developing and selling an actually intersteller spaceship, what would be your absolute dream vehicle?
A: I like old cars, like a ’64 1/2 Mustang.
Photos and interview by Michael Shen, blogger of lacantdrive.com.
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