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 Zachary Berry

The West Wing Wheels: Barack Obama

The West Wing Wheels: Barack Obama

Drive down Pennsylvania Avenue with the United States Presidents in this 10-part series

From Lincoln to Ford, the United States automotive industry has been greatly affected by the Presidents of the United States. Pardon the pun. However, cars have also had a profound impact on the presidents themselves. As the most powerful person in the country, the President of the United States needs a powerful set of wheels […]

 The News Wheel

Carpool Karaoke Gets Presidential With Michelle Obama

Carpool Karaoke Gets Presidential With Michelle Obama

It’s no secret that America loves Carpool Karaoke on The Late Late Show with James Corden. From pop divas, to rock bands, to Broadway stars, many different performers have sat in the passenger seat of James Corden’s SUV. This week’s segment, featuring First Lady Michelle Obama, might take the cake for being the most exciting, though. Perfect […]

 Rebecca Bernard

Michelle Obama Episode of Carpool Karaoke Coming Soon

Michelle Obama Episode of Carpool Karaoke Coming Soon

These next two weeks are going to be full of politics as we hop from the Republican National Convention in Cleveland to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. With these events comes the endless flow of news, speeches, and political posturing that is sure to make your brain boil at least once. While America looks […]

 Patrick Grieve

President Obama Calls Corvette C7.R “Subtle,” Checks Out Bolt EV [VIDEO]

President Obama Calls Corvette C7.R “Subtle,” Checks Out Bolt EV [VIDEO]

President Barack Obama stopped by the North American International Auto Show in Detroit today to check out some of the latest models. According to the White House, Obama’s visit was meant “to showcase how the American auto industry has come roaring back since the financial crisis” (in other words, to argue that the GM and […]

 Patrick Grieve

President Obama and Jerry Seinfeld Take Turns Driving a 1963 Corvette Stingray

President Obama and Jerry Seinfeld Take Turns Driving a 1963 Corvette Stingray

For the first episode of the seventh season of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, creator and host Jerry Seinfeld landed his biggest “get” yet: a gorgeous 1963 Chevy Corvette Stingray. Oh, and he got President Barack Obama to drive it, too. As its title suggests, the web series usually focuses on comedians [insert angry Facebook […]

 The News Wheel

Obama to Make Appearance on Seinfeld’s ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’

Obama to Make Appearance on Seinfeld’s ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’

Earlier this year, President Obama made a surprise appearance on Zach Galifianakis’ comedy show Between Two Ferns. Then after that Mr. Obama went exploring the Alaskan wilderness on the NBC show Running Wild with Bear Grylls, and now the President has his sights set on Jerry Seinfeld’s web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Is It […]

 Kyle Johnson

Obama Meets Asimo, Bows, Dooms All of Mankind

Obama Meets Asimo, Bows, Dooms All of Mankind

When our robot overlords herd us into their factories and crush the skulls of our fallen beneath their treads, we will solemnly whisper: "Thanks, Obama."

Updated: 4/29 Remember how I playfully suggested that right-wing pundits might just freak out about the prospect of the President of the United States bowing to a robot manufactured by a Japanese automaker? Well, I was mostly right. From a deleted tweet rescued by io9: Critics saying President Obama bowing to a Chinese robot makes […]

 The News Wheel

Cybersecurity Concerns Could Stop Self-Driving Cars in their Tracks

Cybersecurity Concerns Could Stop Self-Driving Cars in their Tracks

The increasing intelligence of today’s cars is impressive. As the likes of Tesla, Google, GM and BMW push the boundaries, our cars are becoming more advanced than ever. However, alongside these innovations come a number of risks. In recent months, we’ve seen how autonomous settings aren’t quite up to scratch in certain situations. Although the statistics suggest that computerized drivers […]

 The News Wheel

3 Cool Cars Featured on “Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee”

3 Cool Cars Featured on “Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee”

Jerry Seinfeld is known for his stand-up comedy shows, his self-titled hit sitcom, among many other accolades. Most recently, Seinfeld has been working on the upcoming release of the newest season of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. We decided to take a trip down memory lane and look at some of the coolest cars to be featured […]

 The News Wheel

Ellen DeGeneres Sends Macey Hensley on a Historical RV Road Trip

Ellen DeGeneres Sends Macey Hensley on a Historical RV Road Trip

In February of 2015, America’s favorite TV host and comedian Ellen DeGeneres met 5-year-old Macey Hensley of Council Grove, Kansas. The adorable kid came strutting out in her cowgirl boots and went on to impress the entire crowd with her expansive knowledge of the Presidents of the United States. Since that appearance, Macey has made […]

 Kyle Johnson

Guess Which Idiotic POTUS Took Credit for Ford’s $1.2B Michigan Investment (Hint: Current Idiotic POTUS)

Guess Which Idiotic POTUS Took Credit for Ford’s $1.2B Michigan Investment (Hint: Current Idiotic POTUS)

Ford on Tuesday announced that it will invest $1.2 billion at three Michigan facilities, creating or retaining 130 jobs as the company begins preparations for the relaunch of the Ranger and Bronco. It didn’t take long for the incomprehensibly stupid human beings(?) in the White House to take credit for the announcement, disregarding altogether that […]

 Patrick Grieve

Where to Eat During the 2017 Chicago Auto Show

Where to Eat During the 2017 Chicago Auto Show

If you’re coming into town for the 2017 Chicago Auto Show, you may get a bit hungry. Well, good news—you’re in Chicago! Chicago is a city that, as beloved local paper The Onion has noted, has a hearty appetite. The Windy City is known for pizzas that are way too thick, hot dogs that have […]

 The News Wheel

Die Hard Corvette Lover Joe Biden Does Burnout in ’67 Stingray with Jay Leno

Die Hard Corvette Lover Joe Biden Does Burnout in ’67 Stingray with Jay Leno

No matter which presidential ticket ends up in the White House after this election is over, it’s doubtful that either Clinton/Kaine or Trump/Pence will be able to match the current administration’s zeal for vintage Chevy Corvettes. And that, my friends, is a shame for this great nation of ours. For safety and security reasons, presidents […]

 Patrick Grieve

Today is National Corvette Day, Celebrate Accordingly

Today is National Corvette Day, Celebrate Accordingly

For people who love celebrating the relatively obscure anniversaries of popular car models, this is truly the holiday season. Not only are we in the midst of the Honda Accord’s 40th anniversary and the Chevy Camaro’s 50th, but today is also National Corvette Day! Hooray… I suppose! The first production Corvette rolled off of the […]

 Patrick Grieve

John Oliver, Lorne Michaels Join Eighth Season of Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee”

John Oliver, Lorne Michaels Join Eighth Season of Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee”

Jerry Seinfeld appeared to have peaked (both in terms of interview subject and vehicle) when he managed to get President Barack Obama to drive a Corvette Stingray on his Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee web series, but he’s not finished yet. Seinfeld and the show will return for an eighth season on June 16th, with […]

 Patrick Grieve

Joe Biden Confesses to Vatican Cardinal that He Was Wrong About How Fast the Cadillac CTS-V Is

Joe Biden Confesses to Vatican Cardinal that He Was Wrong About How Fast the Cadillac CTS-V Is

Barack Obama may drive the occasional 1963 Corvette and say nice things about the Chevy Bolt, but it’s clear that the real gearhead in the Obama administration is Vice President Joe Biden. The Scranton-born son of a used car salesman, Biden has demonstrated multiple times that he has a deep affection for American automobiles, and […]

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Comedian Jerry Seinfeld Auctions Car Collection

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld Auctions Car Collection

It’s no secret that Jerry Seinfeld, star of the ’90s sitcom Seinfeld, has amassed a rather large collection of expensive, rare, and old cars over the years. The comedian sold off part of his collection in mid-March, bringing in over $20 million. The Gooding & Company auction took place at Amelia Island and netted over […]

 The News Wheel

GMC Doesn’t Intend to Capitalize on Denali Name-Change

GMC Doesn’t Intend to Capitalize on Denali Name-Change

It’s been a busy little bit for news, so in case you missed it, President Barack Obama announced on Monday that Alaska’s former Mt. McKinley will henceforth be known as Mt. Denali. In case you’re wondering (or in case you have that one racist friend who tends to post stuff before fact checking), the word […]