Patrick! Thank you for springing me from the grays a couple of years ago. I don’t think anyone else appreciated it, but I certainly do.
Jalopnik was better before Gawker bought it.
I still can’t believe Jalopnik lasted 15 minutes, let alone 15 years. But I can always count on good people finding their way to becoming keeper of the takes. Godspeed, Ballaban. May a haircut that suits your face someday find you, as it has still eluded me. Or mine. Whatever.
Yeah it was an 87 with a V8 and my sister spilled an entire 5 gallon jug of gas in it so you always had to leave the windows down, and the tape deck didn’t work, and you had to keep a quart of oil in the trunk because of the oil leak, and one time I wrecked it at school and me and the other teenager driver both agreed… Read more
Remembering our office pod feels like halcyon days. Good company at a company that wasn’t so good. Good luck to Mike and his quest to one day drive a car.
For companies that want bailouts, I think there should be a set of criteria to qualify.
1. If you spent your giant tax break money on stock buybacks - go fuck yourself.
2. If your CEO got a giant bonus from tax break money - go fuck yourself
3. If your employees are woefully underpaid, worked to death, and have no… Read more
is that the new Tesla?
Just buy the damn minivan. You’ll thank yourself.