The Antiviral Guide to the Worst Hoaxers and Liars on Facebook

Facebook is a big and maddening place. Antiviral wants to make it better. To that end, we're putting together a comprehensive guide to the new, bad, weird, and bullshit "news sites" that are appearing on your feed. Here's part one: "Satire." » 3/03/15 12:19pm 3/03/15 12:19pm

That Video Of The Guy Running His Truck On "Gas Fumes" Is Bullshit

First off, let's be clear about how many folks are watching this: the Facebook post with this video has been shared almost 290,000 times. That's a lot of people watching this, and it's simple, basic, unrefined bullshit. I know it's no fun to pay for gas (or, well, anything), but you can't run on "gas fumes." » 9/12/14 12:00pm 9/12/14 12:00pm

In Corporate Prison at the Ford Trend Conference

The day before I went to Detroit, the city imposed a curfew due to fears of violence. The city was also in the process of shutting off water to thousands of its residents. It sounds bad. But as long as you stay inside a sealed corporate bubble the whole time, you'll never even know these problems exist. » 6/30/14 10:45am 6/30/14 10:45am

The Latest Zero Hedge Article On Cars Is Also Bullshit

I had plans for this evening. I really did. But then Zero Hedge has gone out of their way to be so fabulously wrong about how the world works I had to take a break to refute their latest attack of nonsense. » 5/27/14 10:01pm 5/27/14 10:01pm

Dear Automakers: The Word 'Dynamic' Needs To Die Forever

Thanks to the marketing geniuses of the world, we now live in an age where words don't actually mean anything anymore. Four-door sedans and SUVs are now "coupes" and cars have "DNA" instead of just common styling. But no word is as misused, overused, and utterly meaningless as the word "dynamic." » 5/21/14 3:20pm 5/21/14 3:20pm