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 others,… » 7/13/13 10:16am 7/13/13 10:16am

Xenophobic Atlanta TV Station Says Foreigners Are Bad For The Indy 500

Sunday's Indy 500 was one for the record books in nearly every quantifiable way. It also had a popular winner in Brazilian Tony Kanaan. But one Atlanta TV station says IndyCar will never top NASCAR because "Americans prefer American racers." Oh, and they say the finish was a farce. » 5/28/13 11:15am 5/28/13 11:15am

Sources: ESPN Laying Off Hundreds [UPDATE]

ESPN is laying off a portion of its staff today, a network spokesman confirms to us. How many? ESPN won't say. A tipster told us earlier today that it would be more than 400 staffers. A source at ESPN said that number is a little high, but it appears to be in the hundreds. » 5/21/13 11:51am 5/21/13 11:51am

How The Media Got The 'NASCAR Tax Credit' Story Wrong

If for some strange reason you get your news from places other than Jalopnik (why would you?), you may be outraged over the millions of dollars in federal assistance NASCAR is reportedly getting in, thanks to a rider that was tucked into the fiscal cliff bill. » 1/03/13 4:00pm 1/03/13 4:00pm

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

New Motor Trend Editor In Childish Facebook Slap Fight With…

After Motor Trend's Jonny Lieberman found himself the victim of a savage Facebook LOLing by professional automotive internet troll Jack Baruth, newly-annointed Motor Trend editor-in-chief Edward Loh jumped to his beleaguered number two's defense. It's not pretty. » 2/03/12 10:00am 2/03/12 10:00am

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 Cops

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