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Don’t be fooled into thinking Thanksgiving is all about the food. Many Americans are just as passionate about the retail […]Read Now
By Paul Hechinger | Posted on December 27th, 2012
Could we have used the word “top” any more times in that headline? But at least you get the idea: we’re aiming for the top here, and we’ll look at the high points of Top Gear over the past year.
By staff | Posted on December 6th, 2012
In the season two finale of Richard Hammond’s Crash Course, Richard Hammond is aiming high — 40,000 feet high — by joining scientists to launch an actual rocket from the Mojave Desert.
By staff | Posted on November 29th, 2012
Top Gear Brit Richard Hammond may have learned how to speak American, but next week’s Crash Course is all about, as Dr. Doolittle might say, talking with the animals.
By staff | Posted on November 22nd, 2012
“You can always tell a cowboy, but you can’t tell him much.”
The saying could have come from the old West. Or it could be from the vaudeville circuit.
By staff | Posted on November 15th, 2012
Could the two professions of barber and helicopter test pilot be any more different? Aside from the use of the word “blade” and the phrase “take off” (and even that’s stretching it), we couldn’t think of any ...
By staff | Posted on November 8th, 2012
“Is there anything here that doesn’t hurt or sound unpleasant?” Richard Hammond asks plaintively about the job he undertakes on next week’s Crash Course.
By staff | Posted on November 1st, 2012
Next week, Richard Hammond tries to channel his own inner Ernest Hemingway. No, he’s not going to be writing crisp, clear but enigmatic prose – he’s going to try his hand at bullfighting.
By staff | Posted on October 25th, 2012
This week, Richard Hammond survived being thrown off a bridge and being set on fire as a Hollywood stunt man. The challenges he faced all presented threats to life and limb.
By Paul Hechinger | Posted on October 18th, 2012
The Hamster tries his hand at a variety of professions in the second season of Richard Hammond’s Crash Course, but perhaps it’s appropriate that he’s starting with a stint as a stunt (yes, the consonance was deliberate) driver on ...
By staff | Posted on October 11th, 2012
Richard Hammond has spent a good deal of time over here in the U.S. He enjoys getting to know us Americans through our jobs, and he even tries to see if he can learn to do them himself in his show, Richard Hammond’s Crash Course.