NBC and Uber are Offering Free Mini Countrymen Rides in NYC

Until this coming Sunday the 17th, you can hail an Uber ride with the promo code "BPLONNBC" and receive a free ride around New York City. Sure, this seems interesting and creative. But even more, I'd be interested to see if people would turn down the ride if it sports a livery of an opposing team. Manchester vs.… » 8/15/14 5:43pm 8/15/14 5:43pm

I was at the Top Gear USA NBC Pilot Episode

This hasn't come up in quite some time. It's actually Ray Wert era Jalopnik, but I was just daydreaming about my trip to LA to see the first episode of what would eventually be the first of two different Top Gear USA series. I assume nothing ever came of the Jalopnik challenge as I'm sure the pilot would have ended up… » 4/10/13 3:43pm 4/10/13 3:43pm