Terrible NTSB Intern Blamed for KTVU's “Ho Lee Fuk” Blunder

The National Transportation Safety Board issued a press release this evening acknowledging that a summer intern had erroneously confirmed four fake Asiana pilot names to Bay Area TV station KTVU. The release corroborates KTVU's claim that an NTSB official had confirmed that "Ho Lee Fuk" and "Sum Ting Wong," among… » 7/13/13 10:16am 7/13/13 10:16am

A Guide To Car Ownership For Slate Readers

Slate recently ran this article, explaining to people what the little arrow on the gas gauge means. I was pretty surprised to find that the author only found one out of ten people he asked knew what it was for. Maybe I'm jaded by the Jalopnik readership. And maybe I'm surprised the answer, "it shows what side the gas… » 5/10/12 3:30pm 5/10/12 3:30pm

Don't You Want To Know What This Nerdy Relationship Blogger Thinks…

"It is eating me alive. Literally. It is killing me. Literally." I hope those are the first words of nerd/sex/techblogger Jen Friel's write up of the Dodge Dart, which she's currently in Austin reviewing on an all-expense paid trip from Chrysler, and not just the painfully hyperbolic moaning of an oversharing blogger. » 5/02/12 4:45pm 5/02/12 4:45pm

Ed Loh is the new Editor-in-Chief of Motor Trend

Angus Mackenzie's long-haired reign as Editor-in-Chief of the buffest of buff books, Motor Trend, is finally over, according to many social media postsings. In his place is former MT Executive Editor and Sport Compact Car EIC Ed Loh. Haven't figured out what distinguishing character of Loh we'll make fun of… » 11/17/11 10:55am 11/17/11 10:55am

'I Locked My Keys In My Car' And Other Reasons Roger Ailes Calls the…

Jowly asshole Roger Ailes, the chairman of Fox News, is a security-obsessed paranoiac who spies on his employees, installed blast-resistant plexiglass in his office windows, carries a concealed weapon, and travels with a full-time retinue of bodyguards. All of which may help explain why the cops were called to his New… » 6/02/11 3:10pm 6/02/11 3:10pm