Stephen Colbert Slams KTVU's Racist Post-Crash ‘Fuk Up’

Stephen Colbert, America's last hero, is the latest pundit to come out swinging over the ridiculous pilot names announced on air by Oakland TV station KTVU after the Asiana Airlines Flight 214 disaster. He's not happy, people! » 7/17/13 9:26am 7/17/13 9:26am

Watch Danica Patrick Tell Stephen Colbert She 'Isn't That Smart'

Danica Patrick takes a lot of flack from race fans because she gets an insane amount of media attention and doesn't necessarily earn the results on track to match. Well, get ready to be angry again because she was on The Colbert Report last night. » 4/25/13 10:27am 4/25/13 10:27am

Stephen Colbert Wants To Be Motor Trend Car Of The Year

After being named one of Maxim's "Hot 100," Comedy Central news anchor Stephen Colbert said he's now hotter than most people's girlfriends. But the Kronkite of comedy said he isn't done getting awards. He wants to be Motor Trend's "Car of the Year." » 5/31/12 9:00am 5/31/12 9:00am

2013 Stage 3 Roush Mustang, Bob Lutz Out-Push-Ups Stephen Colbert, And…

This is the Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parcel it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 4/10/12 9:00am 4/10/12 9:00am

Should Stephen Colbert Get A Ticket For Taking Video Of A Guy Popping A…

On tonight's Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert told a personal story that elucidated everything that is right with America: on his way into work this morning, he captured a dude popping wheelies on his motor bike while driving through the Lincoln Tunnel. It's an amazing personal testament to all that is right with our… » 4/06/12 8:45am 4/06/12 8:45am

Audi sponsors Stephen Colbert's sailboat

None other than old Jalopnik friend Stephen Colbert showed up for the North American debut of the Audi A7. Apparently, Audi is sponsoring his boat in a race from Charleston to Bermuda. Awesome cameo is awesome. » 4/20/11 3:00pm 4/20/11 3:00pm

Stephen Colbert Cops To Killing Mr. Goodwrench

Once upon a time, young Stephen Colbert went searching for Mr. Goodwrench, the iconic GM mechanic who could fix any breakdown - as if GM vehicles had them! Now that Mr. Goodwrench has been downsized, Colbert admits to his whereabouts. » 11/16/10 2:00pm 11/16/10 2:00pm

GM To Kill Goodwrench Brand In U.S.

In a move to continue and distance itself from its corporate heritage, General Motors is dropping the 36-year-old Goodwrench car mechanic brand in the United States. Somewhere, we're certain, Stephen Colbert is crying. » 11/08/10 4:00pm 11/08/10 4:00pm

Jalopnik's Sumptuous Whale Penis Leather Interior On Colbert Report

As far as The Colbert Report's concerned, we must be the web site obsessed with the cult of car phallus. First, for Hummers and last night, for our sumptuous Russian whale penis leather interior. Whatever works, right? [TheColbertReport (14:20 in)] » 10/28/09 8:00am 10/28/09 8:00am

Stephen Colbert Continues Favorite Subaru Stereotype

Though the Subaru Outback is attempting to make a name for itself on the track, we all know a more prominent conventional wisdom about always-rugged Subarus. Unfortunately, Stephen doesn't get the real joke: this Subaru. » 2/10/09 11:00am 2/10/09 11:00am

How Many Drinks Was That? Colbert Gives Jalopnik A Hummer Edition

I feel this morning, after my few fleeting moments on The Colbert Report last night » 10/24/08 11:30am 10/24/08 11:30am in a segment called "The Difference Makers" on the National Hummer Club, giddy as a little schoolboy. Despite my obvious concern that I'd be the butt of the joke, I was relieved to find I escaped unscathed — certainly doing better than

The Post Where We Casually Mention Our Appearance Tonight On The…

OMG! So, if you happen to have your TV on tonight at 11:30 EST, you may want to flip over to Comedy Central's Colbert Report as we've buried our hatchet » 10/23/08 5:01pm 10/23/08 5:01pm with Stephen (we know he's apologized in his heart). I'll be appearing on tonight's show (depending on whether they run the piece tonight — I've been told these…

"Maximum" Bob Lutz Speaks Out On Colbert Report Interview

After GM product czar and vice-chairman, Bob Lutz, appeared on the Colbert Report the other night » 9/19/08 8:40am 9/19/08 8:40am, he's decided to give his own take on his "non-outrageous" responses to Stephen Colbert's "outrageous" questions on topics like... (or global toasting). He believes he and Colbert "connected." We don't know if that's the…

Bob Lutz On Colbert Report, Claims Chevy Volt Will Get You Laid

GM product czar and vice-chairman "Maximum" Bob Lutz took his battle for the General to The Colbert Report » 9/18/08 2:58am 9/18/08 2:58am this evening, and he took some serious hits from the man all about the truthiness. Despite the knocking, he managed to give a couple right back. But of all the instant classic moments of this interview, it's the…

Jon Stewart Shows Us His Kind Of Hybrid, We Ask Which Comedian Is More…

Remember that whole Stewart-Colbert-O'Brien thing during the writer strike a month ago? Well, it looks like Jon Stewart's still trying to best the competition for most Jalopnik late night host last night on The Daily Show. Apparently, he eschews those fancy-pants hybrids desired by every other Manhattanite in favor of… » 5/01/08 10:40am 5/01/08 10:40am

Stephen Colbert Steals Fierarri Story...Again

We know we already told Stephen Colbert not to steal our stories. Apparently he's not listening. That's right, last night the propagator of "truthiness" yet again snatched up a story from our pages to splay across the basic cable airwaves. Last time it was "Our Country, Our Truck" and this time it's the Fiero Ferrari » 3/12/08 5:50pm 3/12/08 5:50pm

Nick Hogan "Blogs" For First Time Since Supra Crash

OMG, we can't believe Nick Hogan's blogging again on his MySpace page and didn't even talk at all about his "P***y magnet" Supra. Like, OMG, he doesn't even mention anything about Stephen Colbert! Full text of Hogan's post: » 10/23/07 3:45pm 10/23/07 3:45pm

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Stephen Colbert First To Recognize Importance Of Yellow To A Car's…

Anyone else remember when Stephen Colbert was just some guy searching for some other guy named Mr. Goodwrench? Yeah, we remember. But hey, who knew at the time he realized the importance of driving a ride with such "P***y magnetism?" So, despite the fact he'll most certainly lose the race with Kevin Harvick, he'll… » 10/23/07 9:45am 10/23/07 9:45am