Post Tagged with: "Roy Garber"

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Roy Plays Hero on ‘Highway to Help’

Shipping Wars Episode Recap:  Roy Plays Hero on ‘Highway to Help’

Item No. 1:  Buzz Lightyear Ride Sometimes a simple desire to help people in need trumps the all mighty dollar.  Well, unless your name starts with a capital T, as in Donald Trump.  But on this episode of Shipping Wars, the person’s name starts with R, as in Roy Garber. …Read more

Road Thrill: Muffy v. Gixxer from Shipping Wars

Road Thrill: Muffy v. Gixxer from Shipping Wars

Some pets are just destined for the open road.  In fact, many truck drivers travel with a pet today.  But it’s doubtful any over-the-road animals have received more airtime than the two riding along on Shipping Wars: Muffy (the cat owned by Roy) and Gixxer (the dog owned by Chris…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Season 2, Episode 3: Stuff That Flies

Shipping Wars Episode Recap:  Season 2, Episode 3:  Stuff That Flies

Episode 4 of Shipping Wars Season 2 focused entirely on things that fly:  a parrot and a powered parachute. Item 1:  Sammy, the African Grey Parrot While most birds fly south for the season, this one is catching a lift – uShip style.  Listed as “livestock,” this item, a 10-lb…Read more

Hair Apparent: The Silver Locks of Roy Garber

Hair Apparent:  The Silver Locks of Roy Garber

Roy Garber of Arbie’s Team Transportation – a service provider on uShip since early 2009 – is one of the most recognized characters on A&E’s real-life series, Shipping Wars.  Along with his no-BS attitude, what makes him so well-known is his silver locks that stretch below his shoulders. While Roy,…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap (Season 2, Episode 1): Willie Mays & Simpson Statues

Shipping Wars Episode Recap (Season 2, Episode 1):  Willie Mays & Simpson Statues

In the Season 2 premiere of Shipping Wars, turns out we haven’t seen a willie cutting like this since Lorena Bobbitt.   The episode featured two statues depicting two hugely popular characters, but for completely different reasons to different generations:  a bigger-than-life statue of baseball legend Willie Mays and life-sized Simpsons…Read more

Trash Talkin’ Truckers: Top 10 Zingers from Shipping Wars Season 1

Trash Talkin’ Truckers: Top 10 Zingers from Shipping Wars Season 1

It’s official! The second season of A&E’s real-life series Shipping Wars premieres on August 7th. The show features five professional transporters from uShip — and the coming season is shaping up to be even better than the first. If you’ve seen the show before, you’ve probably caught on to one…Read more