Tag Archives: Top Gear

Steampunk Top Gear

I think people have lost the idea of what “steampunk” really is.  In a later number, I will delve into this with gusto.  For now, though, I bring you Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson shoveling coal.

Jeremy Clarkson Can’t Assemble A Simple Shipping Box

It’s simply too much engineering for the old bloke. Captain Slow could do it faster!

360° Stig (4K) – Top Gear

Some say he only recently emerged in three dimensions. All we know is that you should watch this on your phone.

Source: 360° Stig (4K) – Top Gear

Philip Glenister to replace sacked Jeremy Clarkson in Top Gear revamp?

Tiny digital station Dave – the only UK channel still screening the motoring show – has received a huge ratings boost since [Clarkson’s] exit…Before the show was dropped from BBC 2, Dave’s repeats were attracted around 300,000 viewers – now, the episode screened in Top Gear’s old Sunday night slot is regularly pulling between 460,000 and 500,000 fans.


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Top Gear Presenter James May Reacts To Jeremy Clarkson Being Sacked By BBC

Well, apparently, they’ve shot him.

James May’s (Extremely Brief) Thoughts On The Jeremy Clarkson Controversy

He’s a bit of a knob, but I like him.

Independence Day 2012

I just wanted to get back on track today with a quick roundup of the “best of the web” that I could find celebrating US Independence Day.  I figure a nice little meme gallery might be interesting to come back to in the future.

Independence Day in America, Higgs Boson Day everywhere else
Neil DeGrasse Tyson comments on the state of American education in light of the early-morning Higgs boson announcement.
Bringing Independence Day wherever he goes, it's Sam the Eagle
“It’s a salute to all nations, but mostly America.” –Sam the Eagle
British folk have a problem with the Independence Day concept
“Richard Hammond is secretly an American.” –Jeremy Clarkson
Ronald Reagan personally led the Independence Day Charge against the USSR in 1984
An SMG-wielding Ronald Reagan riding a velociraptor into battle. Your argument is invalid.
Celebrate Independence Day with 'Merican beer!
An old photo dusted off from Memorial Day 2011.

RIP, Sheriff Taylor.
Another vintage warning. This one is sure to capture some attention.
Definitely a win.
Seriously, what could be more patriotic?
Bruce Springsteen Cat will conquer Communism with Cuteness.
Ah, Philosoraptor, you are full of wisdom.
Just remember, giving up your freedom means you love freedom.
It would be nice, wouldn’t it?

That’s it for this year’s ID4 round-up, kiddies!  Hope everyone who celebrated had a safe celebration.  If you didn’t, I wish your eyebrows a speedy regrowth and hope you make the most of that prosthetic hand!