Blightyvision: “Top Gear” Series 18

Presented by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May Featuring The Stig Is there ever a year when things go calmly for the “Top Gear” boys?  It seems that, whenever you turn around, one of them has said something that’s managed to land them in hot water with viewers or foreign dignitaries or the BBC […]

Posted on April 5, 2012 at 01:00 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Kara’s Video of the Day: “My Little Top Gear: Friendship is Ambitious but Rubbish”

It took a bit of poking and conniving for my friends to get my to watch “My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic.”  But like many bronies out there, I regret nothing. As I was paging through my Twitter feed just now, I stumbled across another of the many MLP:FiM mash-up videos out there.  But not […]

Posted on August 23, 2011 at 12:56 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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“Top Gear” on “60 Minutes”

This past series, Jeremy Clarkson was thrilled that A-list celebs like Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz were showing up on their “little car show” to do a lap around their track.  It’s hard to tell just how aware they’ve been that they’re actually big news in the US — not only are they a hit […]

“Top Gear” hits NC and VA, doesn’t come and get me

So Clarkson, May, and Hammond had a really bad time in the States back during their first road trip — well, even if parts of it were good, I don’t imagine being shot at by rednecks is something they’re going to recall fondly in their old age.  Their second time through, they had to lie […]

Posted on September 21, 2010 at 16:09 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Blightyvision: “Top Gear” — The Road Trips

Or: how to make three men hate each other even more than they already do. Starring Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May, and the Stig Now here’s a lovely way to spend a summer: get together with your friends, get behind the wheels of some classic cars, and drive through beautiful and exotic locations together.  […]

Kara’s Video of the Day: Trailer for Gran Turismo 5

So fans of the video game racing series Gran Turismo — including myself — are biting their nails (and saving up for PS3s) in anticipation of the newest game.  Set to hit November 2, Gran Turismo 5 is already promising to feature mouthwatering visuals and new tracks. “But hang on a tick, Kara,” I hear […]

The Wibbly-Wobbly Timey-Wimey Watchlist: “Top Gear” Season 15

Pyros and petrolheads take heart. Despite the typical tween-seasons rumors that the show had finally gone too far and gotten itself cancelled, there is a fifteenth series of “Top Gear” on the way. And for 2010, you can look forward to new challenges, new reviews … and a new Reasonably-Priced Car. That’s right. After seven […]