about Alex

As copywriter for Esurance, Alex had professional experience in everything from film to literature to (thanklessly!) correcting the grammar in friends' emails. As a fervent Minnesota sports fan, he spends most of his non-writing time gently weeping into cereal bowls.

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The Weird Car Hall of Fame

Get a long-overdue look at some of history’s weirdest cars — and how they’d fare as insured rides in today’s world.

Getting there

Go West on the Oregon Trail: A Game-Style Guide to Oregon Road-Tripping

If you’re planning on taking the Oregon Trail, check out our guide to driving in Oregon for the modern road tripper — and the gamers who control their fate.

Travel hacks