What's The Greatest Prank In Automotive History?

Back in 2009 as the Carcopalypse raged and Detroit melted down, President Obama ordered the Big 3 to drop their sponsorship in NASCAR altogether. Or at least, that's what an embarrassingly large group of people believed. » 2/25/14 11:30am 2/25/14 11:30am

Producer Fired Over “Ho Lee Fuk” Prank Says His Reputation Is “Intack”

That incredible prank that snookered a Bay Area television station into reporting names like "Sum Ting Wong" and "Ho Lee Fuk" as the flight crew of that downed Asiana airplane? It cost three producers at KTVU in the Bay Area their jobs. TheWrap reached out to all three. One of them responded. » 7/26/13 1:56pm 7/26/13 1:56pm

Here's How To Prank Autonomous Cars When They Come

Look, we all know its just a matter of time before self-driving robo-cars are everywhere. We can either piss and moan about how dehumanizing it'll be and how driving will be dead, or we can have some fun messing with them. I'm on the side of fun. » 7/25/13 1:41pm 7/25/13 1:41pm

Pranksters Record Two NFL GMs Discussing Free Agency Over The Phone

It's a brilliant prank, and it never should've worked. How did a couple of 20-year-olds listen in on two NFL executives talking shop the day before free agency began? A little luck, great timing, and a 73-year old general manager who doesn't really understand how telephones work. » 3/12/13 1:29pm 3/12/13 1:29pm

Kings Rookie Donté Greene Foolishly Screws With Bobby Jackson's…

After getting pranked for failing to bring fruit to practice, Sacramento Kings rookie Donté Greene decided to get revenge. AMG CL63? Check. Dog Food? Check. Soy Sauce? Check. Assorted Condiments? Check. Bad idea? Double Check. » 3/13/09 4:30pm 3/13/09 4:30pm

2009 Toyota Matrix Ad Campaign Prank Oriented

We were lured to Toyota's 2009 Matrix website by way of flash video ad featuring an old lanky black man in a suit wearing tin foil shoes talking about aliens. That seems to have been sane for the marketing Toyota is using for online promotion of its new miniwagon. The site yourotheryou.com is based primarily around the … » 3/13/08 11:20am 3/13/08 11:20am

ZZZZZappp! Fake Car Key Will Shock Your Friends

Do you hate when people attempt to borrow your car? Do you think a joy buzzer handshake is a clever prank? If you answered yes to both of those questions then we have a device for you: the Shocks Car Key. Designed by Bim Bam Banana, the fake key fob gives the user a mild electric shock when they try and open the car.… » 11/07/07 3:30pm 11/07/07 3:30pm