Tag Archives: James May

Top Gear Thursday: Hammond Drives ‘Preposterous Machine’ in Dubai, Appears on ‘Phineas and Ferb’

“I’m not going to pretend that this is anything but a preposterous machine,” said Richard Hammond of his extended test drive of the brand new Mercedes-Benz G63 66 on this week’s show. The car—though you might be tempted ...

Top Gear Thursday: 10 Best ‘Top Gear’ Moments of 2013

It’s hard to winnow down the craziness of another year of Top Gear to just ten moments, but the exigencies of end-of-the-year roundups gave us no choice but to attempt the task.

Top Gear Thursday: Steve Carell Dreams of Being a Star in a Reasonably Priced Car

Steve Carell says he watches Top Gear “all the time” and wants to be a Star in a Reasonably Priced Car. That’s what he told TopGear.com in an interview to promote his new movie Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.

Top Gear Thursday: James May Tackles the ‘Monty Hall Problem’

On this week’s James May’s Man Lab, James takes on game theory.

Or, really, game show theory.

Top Gear Thursday: James May Tries Herding Cats

The phrase “herding cats” is commonly used to describe endeavors in which leaders or managers try to organize or coordinate individuals (like felines) who are inherently unable to be coerced into any sort of group activity.

Top Gear Thursday: Jay Leno Takes a Spin on the ‘Top Gear’ Track

Everyone knows Jay Leno is crazy about cars. He owns roughly 200 of them, as you can see on his website Jay Leno’s Garage.

Top Gear Thursday: Benedict Cumberbatch Pulls His Punches

On next week’s show, Benedict Cumberbatch takes a swing at Jeremy Clarkson.

Top Gear Thursday: (Vin) Diesel-Powered Cast of ‘Fast & Furious 6’ Talks Cars

“Choosing the car you drive is like choosing your wardrobe, maybe even more important,” Vin Diesel told TopGear.com about Fast & Furious 6.

Top Gear Thursday: It’s Springtime for ‘James May’s Man Lab’ Christmas Special

It may not be Christmas in July for James May, but it’s Christmas in *May* for James May’s Man Lab.

Top Gear Thursday: Can James May Avenge England’s World Cup Defeat?

They said it couldn’t be done: no way could James May make a penalty kick (yes, we’re talking soccer, folks) in front of 20,000 screaming German fans. And to add to the pressure, James took the penalty at the exact spot where ...