Top Gear As We Knew It Was Supposed To Die In Three Years Anyway

Top Gear, the greatest motoring show the world has ever seen, is dead. It was taken from us with one punch to the face, and we were all shocked. But according to James May, its time was numbered anyways, because the latest contract the hosts were going to sign was also supposed to be the last. » 4/27/15 12:19pm Today 12:19pm

James May: All Three Top Gear Hosts Might Be Back On The BBC Again

When Jeremy Clarkson was told he was finished at Top Gear, everyone just sort of assumed that was that. The show was over, at least in its then-current incarnation, and we’d all have to find something new to watch on Sundays (Nurse Jackie, obvi). But co-host James May just said it might not be over for the trio. » 4/23/15 2:29pm Thursday 2:29pm

A Critical Review Of James May's New Web Series

As a comedian living in New York, I know plenty of people who, during their time between jobs, have turned to making a web series to fill their time and potentially turn their careers around. Now, former Top Gear host James May seems to have joined their ranks with his Unemployment Tube series. In this first… » 4/04/15 9:39am 4/04/15 9:39am

James May's 'I Quit Top Gear' Tweet Is Fake, Everyone


After it was announced that the BBC would not be renewing Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson’s contract, co-host James May announced that his next step would require “a lot of careful thought.” That’s so far pretty much all he’s said. But a lot of people have been suckered in by this imposter Twitter account. » 3/25/15 5:47pm 3/25/15 5:47pm

How Top Gear Made Us All Care About Cars

The third biggest loser in this sad saga of Top Gear is the wider car media, and the business that surrounds it. Of course the first is the vast fan base that has followed the show for many years. The second, assuming the brand struggles to survive, is the team who work on it - and I can’t imagine how they feel right… » 3/25/15 4:47pm 3/25/15 4:47pm

Report: May And Hammond Refused To Film Top Gear Without Clarkson

If you've been living in your underground bunker for the last week, you may not have heard that Top Gear has been suspended due to a 'fracas' involving Jeremy Clarkson, a producer, and dinner. A report now says that the BBC offered to have James May and Richard Hammond finish the season without Clarkson, but the pair… » 3/19/15 12:14pm 3/19/15 12:14pm