Wouldn't be an entirely new concept in sports, either. For the longest time, the Ferrari F1 team was sponsored by Marlboro. They still are, but instead of a sponsorship, they have a white box (or some analogue for it) where the advertisement would be. » 1/23/15 3:39pm Friday 3:39pm

I unknowingly hired someone with one of those terrible valet stories. I didn't know at the time, because it was on his resume, and I wasn't too worried, since the job I hired him for was as a ride operator at an amusement park where all you have to do is press buttons and be nice to children. » 1/23/15 3:10pm Friday 3:10pm

Sorry, Doug, but this is the most egregious lie you've ever posted. Your car will be capable of driving just far enough that you can push it the extra hundred yards to your local mechanic, not only giving you the cost of a transmission rebuild, but spinal surgery as well. » 1/09/15 8:45pm 1/09/15 8:45pm

Great job, Tavarish! Jalopnik has always done a great job of hiring contributing commenters—Patrick Frawley, Ballaban, and yourself, to name a few—and I'd found nothing but enjoyment in reading your pieces. » 1/02/15 9:37pm 1/02/15 9:37pm

Even if he insults the reader, he demonstrates some awareness of reader opinion and criticism. You aren't going to read comments unless you're paid to do so, which just makes me think that you're out of touch with the reader to begin with. » 1/02/15 2:39pm 1/02/15 2:39pm

I agree with most of the comments brought up here, but I must ask: did anyone else enjoy the moment where Clarkson was driving backwards and being passed by a motorist? I found that absurdly hilarious. » 12/29/14 8:18pm 12/29/14 8:18pm