Motor Trend Journalist Also Taking Money To Be A Spokesperson For An…

Motor Trend's Jessi Lang says she is a journalist who wants to help "build relationships" between that publication and its readers while covering the auto industry. She's also being paid to represent oil company Phiillips 66 as a spokesperson who is trying to help influence young people to buy their gas, something Motor… » 11/05/12 12:00pm 11/05/12 12:00pm

Why Buses Always Plunge But Never Fall, Drop, Descend Or Plummet

Across the globe from America's biggest cities to small villages in India, buses are absolutely vital to how people get around. But sometimes, things don't work out as planned. Due to driver error, bad roads and bridges, poor weather or any number of other factors, buses can experience sudden changes in altitude that… » 10/07/12 12:30pm 10/07/12 12:30pm

Unlike D. B. Cooper, The Loverman Resurfaces!

Like all of you, I was very sad when the Loverman left us. In my case, it was especially tough, because Jonny was the Jalop who talked the Gawker Overlords into hiring me (and it's been quite a ride since my first post a little over a year ago). However, those of us who jones for the Loverman's writing chops can now… » 2/14/08 4:00pm 2/14/08 4:00pm

Old Media Discovers The Loverman!

As Los Jalops toil away, feeding our content into this series of tubes, we sometimes feel neglected by the ink-stained wretches who, like, do newspapers. But no more! First Señor Bumbeck makes the Los Angeles Times, and now Herr Loverman, our resident Tatra Faurecia expert, is getting quoted in the Holland (Michigan) » 11/21/07 3:15pm 11/21/07 3:15pm

Annoying Press Release of the Day: Former Car Saleswoman Doesn't…

We swear, this is straight out of The Onion. It also prompted a less-than-complimentary epithet from our own Robert Farago. Apparently, Dr. Robin Segal, a former car saleswoman, will now begin writing a column for allegedly popular website bellaonline, which purports to be "The Voice of Women." The topic? Self-proclaimed … » 11/15/05 2:58pm 11/15/05 2:58pm