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

Yo Dawg, I put a Tesla in your Tesla...

Yes, that's an electric car geek who's put a Tesla coil in a Tesla Roadster. How very meta. Commence Xzibit jokes in 5... 4... 3... 2... 1... [via Facebook] » 9/20/11 1:30pm 9/20/11 1:30pm

Xzibit pimped my $500 Buick and I sold it for $18K

MTV's Pimp My Ride had a simple premise: rapper Xzibit and his band of merry customizers would show up at your house and make your crappy beater awesome. A former "pimped car" recipient explains what happened when MTV left. » 5/20/11 10:30am 5/20/11 10:30am

Xzibit: "Pimp My Ride Made Me Broke"

Alvin Joiner, a.k.a. Xzibit, a.k.a. recursive Internet meme guy, owes nearly $1 million in delinquent federal taxes. His excuse for not paying them? The cancellation of Pimp My Ride. Seriously. » 12/29/10 4:30pm 12/29/10 4:30pm

XZibit "Yo Dawg" Car-In-Your-Car Meme Explained

Yo Dawg, ever wanted to understand the XZibit car-in-your-car image macro meme? Rocketboom's got the answer with a detailed exhibit of nested functions. Watch it and make your own below. Your kids will thank you. » 4/16/09 11:00am 4/16/09 11:00am

Zeus is Angry: Back to Athens in a Sharan


Reports from the Gumball 3000 have the drivers following the proclamation by Herr Alex Roy that air travel is for squares. Instead of waiting for their cars to come by airplane from Athens in Istanbul, Herr Roy, Jarod DeAnda, and Andrew 'Fly' Tipping are driving from Istanbul to Athens in a rented VW Sharan van. Our… » 5/01/07 2:30pm 5/01/07 2:30pm

No Istanbul for You!

After being escorted by Police to Hahn airport and out of Germany this morning, Herr Roy and Master Piloten Ross of Team Polizei abandoned their plan of driving to Istanbul and joined the rest of the Gumballers to travel to Istanbul by air. Or so they thought. Latest reports have the planes carrying the cars diverted… » 4/30/07 6:45pm 4/30/07 6:45pm