James May Takes An Ekranoplan For A Spin

Moonlighting in this clip for his Big Ideas » 9/29/08 12:30pm 9/29/08 12:30pm program, presenter got behind the wheel of a Soviet-era . Piloting the small example of our favorite non-wheeled mode of transportation over a frozen body of water, Captain Slow stayed true-to-form, only bringing the ekranoplan up to not-quite-flying speed. Of course, the…

James May Drives A Whisky-Powered Radical SR4

Top Gear's very own Captain Slow was recently seen filling up this Radical SR4, not with fossil fuel, but Bruichladdich malt whisky. The demonstration will be part of Oz & James' Great British Adventure, in which May and wine critic Oz Clarke will tour around the country in a 1982 Rolls Royce Corniche convertible… » 8/15/08 6:20pm 8/15/08 6:20pm

Question of the Day: Who Has the Hotter Hair?

All praise due to Tom Anderson for the question. But really kids, this one writes itself. Especially now that Spin is out of town and we can make fun of him. So, all praise due to Ray Wert? I feel dirty just typing that. Anyhow, on the left, representing the US of A, double-guns blazing, the founding father of all… » 4/27/07 11:00am 4/27/07 11:00am