How GM Confirmed We Scooped The New Corvette 13 Months Early

We revealed the first accurate renderings of the 2014 Corvette on Jalopnik well over a year before the official unveiling at last month’s Detroit Auto Show. Some pundits called it the "auto enthusiast scoop of the decade." I just call it a really great story. Although I can't tell you how we got that “scoop” — here's… » 2/21/13 12:02pm 2/21/13 12:02pm

Ray Wert Is Launching His Own Company, Ask Him About It

Current dragon and former Jalopnik Editor-in-Chief Ray Wert is moving on from his position as Executive Director of Content for Gawker Media to form his own company, Tiny Toy Car, which will "provide online publishers and their automotive agency clients with customized, branded advertising content designed to… » 1/24/13 12:00pm 1/24/13 12:00pm

Words Of Wisdom From Ray Wert

Last Friday was officially my first day as Editor-in-Chief, which means it was also the last day for my mentor and hero Ray Wert. Now that he's going to change advertising forever it seems time to give him the only kind of tribute his tormented brain can appreciate: senseless brutality. » 6/08/12 5:00pm 6/08/12 5:00pm

The Post In Which I Tell You I'm Leaving

As many of you may already know, my six-and-a-half year reign of terror at Jalopnik ends this month. That's right, I'm movin' on up the management ladder, ending my streak as the Gawker editor with the highest longevity. That means we will soon have a new driver here at Jalopnik — Matt Hardigree, the hardest working… » 5/11/12 9:30am 5/11/12 9:30am

Shut up and DRIVE this January

There's a new car channel coming to YouTube that'll finally provide auto enthusiasts with the one-stop shop for the best motoring videos that they've always wanted. » 12/14/11 1:30pm 12/14/11 1:30pm

Free Revenge of the Electric Car screening tonight in Central Park!

Want to see me on the big screen in Chris Paine's new (and absolutely amazing) flick Revenge of the Electric Car but haven't been able to make it to a fancy-schmancy film festival to see it? No worries. Now you can see if for free if you're in New York City tonight. » 7/12/11 3:30pm 7/12/11 3:30pm

See Wert in Revenge of the Electric Car later this month in Washington,…

If you're in D.C. on June 25th and want to see our own Ray Wert in Chris Paine's Revenge of the Electric Car, buy a ticket now. There'll even be a fun panel with Q&A after. » 6/16/11 9:45am 6/16/11 9:45am

Watch Ray Wert debate why you should mess with success

As part of this year's New York "Internet Week" our own Ray Wert will debate social media nerd Rex Sorgatz over the new Gawker redesign. Watch it live-streamed here this morning from 10:00 AM to 10:50 AM EST. » 6/07/11 9:30am 6/07/11 9:30am

Who is the greatest dragon of all time?

Our sister site obsessed with all things sci-fi has a top ten list of dragons that doesn't include our own Ray Wert. Ask them to fix that egregious wrong in their comments. I mean, he's the most powerful dragon. » 4/25/11 4:01pm 4/25/11 4:01pm

Jalopnik is back and so am I

After some late night negotiations, AOL and The Huffington Post have decided to kill Autoblognik, spewing Jalopnik out like a organ recipient rejecting a transplanted kidney. And because we're back to where we belong — at Gawker Media — I'm back as Editor-in-Chief. » 4/02/11 12:01am 4/02/11 12:01am

Follow Revenge Of The Electric Car Facebook Page, Get A Jalopnik-Sized…

Revenge of the Electric Car, the sequel to Chris Paine's Who Killed The Electric Car, hits theaters in Spring, 2011. "Like" the movie's facebook page and when it hits 10,000 followers, you'll get a Jalopnik-sized surprise in the trailer. » 12/09/10 1:30pm 12/09/10 1:30pm

Leave Me Alone, Ladies, I'm Trying To Figure Out NASCAR

Jalopnik's Editor-in-Chief looking confused by pretty much everything around him at this weekend's Southern 500 NASCAR race at Darlington Raceway. (Photo Credit: Erin Pettigrew/Gawker) » 5/10/10 12:30pm 5/10/10 12:30pm

Vote Early, Vote Often: Ray Needs To Win Some Pointless Crap

It's the end of the year, and everyone knows what that means: polls. Mediaite's hosting a poll to name the top online editor of 2009. Cast your vote! Why? Because Wert (along with his big mouth) is on it. [Mediaite] » 12/23/09 5:15pm 12/23/09 5:15pm