Hotel In GM's Renaissance Center To Get $15 Million Bathroom Renovations

And if you've ever stayed the night there, you'll know the hotel guest bathrooms need some upgrading. The hotel in the center of GM's phallic tower o' power plans on getting the guest room renovations done this year. Next year, work will begin on renovations to the restaurant, lobby bar and main lobby. In honor of… » 10/02/07 12:30pm 10/02/07 12:30pm

Breaking Even: CNBC's Phil LeBeau "Causes" Accident In Front Of GM…

The message the General's giving on their earnings is that the NorAm operational net losses were only $46 million, an amount Rick Wagoner said this morning live on CNBC was "essentially breaking even." OK, that's a total load of crap — especially considering the automaker has sold more cars globally during the first… » 5/03/07 12:02pm 5/03/07 12:02pm

Hey, GM — There's Free Ice Cream Downstairs!

If you're one of the thousands of zombies pecking away at your keyboards today at the RenCen, or you happen to be in downtown Detroit — just in case you hadn't heard yet — there will be a rally downstairs at noon to celebrate the start of tomorrow's Detroit Tigers World Series run. And yes, like all events hosted by… » 10/20/06 12:25pm 10/20/06 12:25pm

The RenCen As Phallacious Prophecy: Building General Motors' World…

The General's world headquarters, the Renaissance Center, is a phallic protuberance at the tip of the city of Detroit — a way for the city, home to the world's biggest automaker, to show the rest of the world that they're still the big swingin' dick of the industry, despite the blight and urban decay surrounding it… » 10/09/06 9:13am 10/09/06 9:13am