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Watch National Geographic's Driving America Right Now And Talk Cars Here

As I’ve mentioned a couple of times, the two-hour documentary special Driving America is airing at 9:00 PM EDT/PDT tonight (I.e. right now) on the National Geographic Channel and I’ve invited some of the shows participants and creators into the comments to chat about it with you, dear readers. » 5/25/15 8:30pm 5/25/15 8:30pm

Listen to the Triumph TR-7's Epic Crime Movie-Inspired Soundtrack

You may think it strange, but I enjoy listening to the type of soundtrack music you might find on a film like Get Carter, Bullitt or The Ipcress File. Much crime drama TV produced during the ’70s used these films as their model, and a huge number were produced all requiring incidental music. Amazingly, this music was… » 5/12/15 5:49pm 5/12/15 5:49pm

The Entire World Endurance Championship Season Is Coming To American TV

Good news for endurance fans: we can finally watch the entire WEC season this year on television in the good ol' U-S-of-A and Canada. Not only will we get our usual 24 Hours of Le Mans coverage, but Fox Sports inked a deal to show the whole season. That's multiple hours of motorsport deliciousness at a time. » 4/05/15 12:52pm 4/05/15 12:52pm

Surprise: Almost Everything About Pimp My Ride Was Hilarious Bullshit

In this fraught American media landscape, who can be trusted? Brian Williams is a faker, and Bill O'Reilly is too. The credibility of our most cherished cultural lodestars is crumbling before our eyes, and the mighty haven't stopped falling. That's right: Xzibit is a fraud, and Pimp My Ride was insane bullshit. » 2/26/15 11:32am 2/26/15 11:32am

The 5 Best TV Shows For Little Kids

One of the worst things about being the parent of a small child — I’m talking 2-5ish here — is the television. Green shit, sleepless nights, food spitting, all of those things are manageable, but the hours of inane TV they start to watch as they develop tiny, useless little brains? It’s the worst. » 2/17/15 2:02pm 2/17/15 2:02pm

​Sling TV Review: Holy Crap, We've Figured Out Internet Television

At some point, TV became complicated. It used to be this thing I would plop down in front of after school and mindlessly flip through. Then, in 2009, everything changed: analog signals were outlawed, and the new digital TV signals failed me in every way: my old television wasn't compatible, my house was too far from… » 1/26/15 8:41am 1/26/15 8:41am

The Ultimate Guide To Amazon Prime Benefits

Amazon has added so many benefits to Prime that they’ve become hard to keep track of, so we’re rounding them up for you, and will update this post as new ones roll out. Sadly, we can’t list drone delivery as a perk just yet.http://www.amazon.com/Amazon-Prime-O... » 1/23/15 3:17pm 1/23/15 3:17pm

1931's Remote-Controlled Farm of the Future

The March 1931 issue of The Country Gentleman magazine included this advertisement for Timken bearings. With the bold headline "100 YEARS AHEAD" the ad promises that the farmer of the future may be unrecognizable — thanks to Timken bearings, of course. Our farmer of tomorrow wears a suit to work and sits at a desk… » 8/14/14 1:11pm 8/14/14 1:11pm

You'd Be Crazy Not to Buy Google Chromecast (SUPER SAD UPDATE)

Google's relationship with television is spotty, at best. Google TV, whether as a set-top box or as a built-in product, has been an ongoing punchline. It didn't even sell television shows in the Play Store until a year ago. But Chromecast is different. It's Google's cross-platform answer to AirPlay, a video-friendly… » 7/24/13 2:53pm 7/24/13 2:53pm

The New Season of Fast N' Loud Upset Me

Tonight was the season premiere of the car show Fast N' Loud on Discovery. The show revolves around the Gas Monkey Garage in Texas. For the season opener, they bought a wrecked Ferrari F40 for $400,000. I know how much all of Jalopnik, myself included love this car. So, grab a tissue, you are going to need it. » 6/12/13 2:18pm 6/12/13 2:18pm