Ted Always Worries: CNN's Ex-CEO And Employees On The Doomsday Tape

Yesterday the world got a premature look at the CNN apocalypse video, cable news' very own requiem for Planet Earth. There's been some curiosity over how seriously employees treated the tape, but according to former employees, an ex-CEO, and a CNN archivist, they've all been trained to use the tape. » 1/06/15 4:10pm 1/06/15 4:10pm

Here's How Deadspin Will Sign Off When The World Finally Ends

A little earlier, our brothers-in-arms over at Jalopnik published the secret video CNN intends to play when this world of ours finally ends. Have a look. It is appropriately somber, or whatever, but we at Deadspin think we can do better, because we can. Below is the hot content each Deadspin staff member would… » 1/05/15 2:44pm 1/05/15 2:44pm

This Is The Video CNN Will Play When The World Ends

Thirty-four years ago, at the launch of Ted Turner's Cable News Network, the founder made a grandiose and specific promise about his newly created round-the-clock operation. "Barring satellite problems, we won't be signing off until the world ends," Turner declared. And in anticipation, he prepared a final video… » 1/05/15 12:55pm 1/05/15 12:55pm

CNN's Latest Car Hacking Story Keeps Proud Tradition Of Cluelessness

Oh, CNN. I have to admit, I love it when you talk about cars. And car hacking is always exciting to read about through mainstream media's filter of pants-soiling fear mongering. And this time, CNN's really doubling down on the stupid, with a video that shows car hacking that's only an issue if you give a hacker… » 8/01/14 7:05pm 8/01/14 7:05pm

CNN's MH370 Flight Sim Pilot Has Been Fired For Shaming Canada

The plaid shirt-wearing Boeing 777 simulator "pilot of the people" Mitchel Casado has been fired by his employer, uFly. Casado's career was hijacked brought into the pop culture spotlight by CNN's rental of uFly's simulator in their wall-to-wall coverage of the Malaysia Airlines 370 tragedy. » 4/16/14 9:42pm 4/16/14 9:42pm

CNN host speculates flight 370 may have been swallowed by a black hole

Either CNN anchor Don Lemon is one of the stupidest people on the planet or he doesn't have any scruples. Watch him speculating about the completely idiotic ideas sent by imbeciles on Twitter—asking if it could be possible that Malaysia Flight 370 was swallowed by a black hole or maybe the island from Lost took it… » 3/20/14 11:45am 3/20/14 11:45am

CNN's Tesla Model S Had Some Of The Problems Elon Musk Told Us Were…

CNNMoney's Peter Valdes-Dapena says he learned a lot of things on his road trip from D.C. to Boston in a Tesla Model S, including the massive amount of planning that goes into a long road trip in an electric vehicle. Oh, and he also encountered the same problems with his Model S we told you were plaguing owners — and… » 2/16/13 9:00am 2/16/13 9:00am

CNN Gets To Boston In A Tesla Model S After A Much Warmer, Faster Road…

In about 13 hours, journalists from CNNMoney did what a New York Times reporter couldn't (or didn't, depending on your perspective): they made the drive from D.C. to Boston in a Tesla Model S. And perhaps more importantly, they say Tesla's network of Supercharger stations along the East Coast passed the test. » 2/15/13 10:16am 2/15/13 10:16am

Mainstream Media Finds Major 'Merican Automaker On YouTube

The internet reporter for CNN » 11/17/08 6:30pm 11/17/08 6:30pm's "The Situation Room" used her fancy touchscreen computer to highlight how GM has transformed its YouTube channel page from a place where it brags, into a place where, increasingly, it begs. Last year around this time there was video of people doing , but now, , it's all videos of guys…

What It's Like To Have Your Land Rover Shot At

The video from these Turkish television reporters shows firsthand what it's like to ride along in a Land Rover Discovery while being shot at. They're not sure exactly who it was attacking them in Georgia (country, not state), but we're thinking these guys are just happy to all get out alive. One of them was even shot… » 8/15/08 1:20pm 8/15/08 1:20pm