Tag: Chevy

Cardinals Rookie Drunk at Time of Fatal Accident

Cardinals Rookie Drunk at Time of Fatal Accident

Oscar Taveras, the rookie outfielder for the St. Louis Cardinals killed in a car crash in his native Dominican Republic on October 26, was drunk at the time of the crash, according to the Dominican Republic’s attorney general’s office. Tessie

Madison Bumgarner Can't Find New Chevy Colorado

Madison Bumgarner Can't Find New Chevy Colorado

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner can’t find his brand new 2015 Chevy Colorado truck, fully loaded with “technology and stuff,” that he won last week for being the MVP of the World Series. Chevy turned a botched World Series

Um, Chevy Colorado Guy and Stuff

Um, Chevy Colorado Guy and Stuff

Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner, GM Brian Sabean, and manager Bruce Bochy all acted like they had been there before (because they had). Rikk Wilde, evidently, hadn’t. The “all-new, 2015 Chevy Colorado” can have that effect on a man. Rikk Wilde,

Woman Gives Birth to 11-lb. Baby on 91 Freeway

Woman Gives Birth to 11-lb. Baby on 91 Freeway

Just after 4 a.m. Saturday morning, Sandra Vilchez, 29, mother of three, delivered her fourth child on the side of the 91 freeway–with some help from her husband, CBS Los Angeles reports.  The couple’s three children were in the backseat of

Dale Jr. Completes Season Sweep at Pocono

Dale Jr. Completes Season Sweep at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. took the lead off the final restart with three laps left and won Sunday to complete a season sweep at Pocono Raceway. Earnhardt held off the hard-charging Kevin Harvick to win for

In defense of Tesla

I’ve been highly skeptical of electric cars in the past, not because I have any problem with the cars or anyone who wants to drive them, but because of all the compulsory tax money forced into the programs.  The Chevy

Harold Ramis, 'Animal House' Slammed as Racist

Harold Ramis, 'Animal House' Slammed as Racist

Harold Ramis dies. Conservatives declare their love for him and his films. It is therefore only a matter of time before Ramis is smeared as racist. The Village Voice did the honors last week by lashing out at one of

Earnhardt Going Fast and Furious on Twitter

Earnhardt Going Fast and Furious on Twitter

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — NASCAR’s most popular driver won the sport’s biggest race last weekend. It may not have been the most exciting news of the week, at least when it comes to fans of Dale Earnhardt Jr. A reluctant

The Timeless Comedy Legacy of Harold Ramis

The Timeless Comedy Legacy of Harold Ramis

Harold Ramis was a god. Not THE God, but a god. That is me paraphrasing one of dozens of forever-quotable lines scripted by comedy writer/director/actor Harold Ramis, who died today at age 69. When it comes to an artistic career

The Top 10 Greatest Christmas Films of All Time

The Top 10 Greatest Christmas Films of All Time

Tough assignment; tough, tough assignment. Paring a list like this down to just 10 demands some heartbreaking choices. In ’09, I did a Top 25 for Big Hollywood, and that was hard enough. To get to 10, I decided to

Chevy Volt Sales Plunge 32% in October

Chevy Volt Sales Plunge 32% in October

On Friday, General Motors reported its monthly sales figures for October. Overall the auto company said it sold 33,000 more cars this October, compared to the month last year. Overall sales increased just over 15%, beating Wall Street expectations. Tucked

Obamacare Website Closed for Repairs This Weekend

Obamacare Website Closed for Repairs This Weekend

Like a flaming Chevy Volt brought back to the shop for repairs, the Obamacare federal health insurance exchange website has now been recalled. The application part of the site, healthcare.gov, will be taken down during off-hours over the weekend, and

Getting past the minimum wage

The latest manifestation of the “living wage” movement is a union-funded (and taxpayer-subsidized) group that uses Occupy Wall Street-style tactics to pressure restaurants into paying higher wages.  It’s basically organized labor without any of the rules, or elections, that keep

Taxpayer subsidized wonders of technology

In one of those curious bits of synchronicity, I caught a few minutes of a documentary film about the remarkably advanced robotic production line of Tesla Motors this morning.  They make extremely expensive boutique electric cars.  Their production line is

Chevy Volt Sales Continue to Disappoint

Last year, CEO Dan Akerson told Detroit News that if they can average 2,000 or 3,000 Chevy Volt sales a month, all the criticism of the Volt would “fade to black.” So let’s check in with some sales figures to

Aaron Hernandez Search Warrant Documents Released

Aaron Hernandez Search Warrant Documents Released

On Tuesday, search warrants released in the Aaron Hernandez murder investigation revealed Hernandez slammed the door to his mansion shut and locked it behind him when officers first told him they were conducting a death investigation.  Hernandez has pled not

Kenseth Gambles, Stuns Johnson in Kentucky

Kenseth Gambles, Stuns Johnson in Kentucky

(AP) Matt Kenseth wins Sprint Cup race at KentuckyBy GARY GRAVESAP Sports WriterSPARTA, Ky.Matt Kenseth’s fuel-only pit road gamble helped him beat Jimmie Johnson late and win Sunday’s rescheduled 400-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway. A race

GM Launches 'Free Enterprise' Public Relations Tour

GM Launches 'Free Enterprise' Public Relations Tour

General Motors launched a cross country campaign with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday promoting “free enterprise.” GM will provide a 2013 Chevy Traverse for two “Tour Guides,” writer Joe Epstein and Huffington Post reporter Nate Hindman, to travel to over

Fisker Motors Fires 80% of Staff

Fisker Motors Fires 80% of Staff

Fisker Automotive, Inc., the much celebrated maker of luxury electric cars, has announced that it is firing 80% of its employees after failing to finalize an investment deal. The manufacturer of the rechargeable Karma auto informed 160 workers of the