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The Original Segway Is Officially Being Retired on July 15

When first revealed to the world back in December of 2001 Dean Kamen’s Segway promised to revolutionize urban mobility. But sticker shock, and cities quickly banning the self-balancing standing scooter, meant the Segway never came to close to realizing that dream. Nineteen years later, on July 15, the original Segway…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Dead: Lexus GS

Friday, Lexus unveiled the GS 350 F Sport, calling it the “best ever” GS. Unfortunately, after hitting that high watermark Lexus has decided to retire the entire GS lineup, citing, you guessed it, flagging sedan sales. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Adam Schlesinger and Fountains Of Wayne were so much more than “Stacy’s Mom”

When someone mentions Fountains Of Wayne, most Americans likely think of one song, “Stacy’s Mom.” And that makes sense. The Grammy-nominated 2004 single is the band’s only single to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at 21 and becoming certified gold. But Fountains of Wayne—whose co-founder and bassist Adam…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Adam Schlesinger and Fountains Of Wayne were so much more than “Stacy’s Mom”

When someone mentions Fountains Of Wayne, most Americans likely think of one song, “Stacy’s Mom.” And that makes sense. The Grammy-nominated 2004 single is the band’s only single to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at 21 and becoming certified gold. But Fountains of Wayne—whose co-founder and bassist Adam…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Stay Fancy, Motherfuckers

I have a shameful confession to make. Until I started working here, I didn’t read much Jalopnik. Like, at all. I didn’t read it in high school, college, or really during my time writing for Road & Track. I realize now what a grave disservice I was doing myself.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Goodbye To All That

I was still piecing together the broken, disparate fragments of myself after a trip to rock-goddamn-bottom when Jalopnik decided to take a chance on me. The first time I logged on as a Saturday contributor in March of 2018, I spent the full day shaking like a leaf, wondering when and how I was going […]

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It’s Never Really Goodbye

When former Jalopnik Editor-in-Chief Patrick George reached out in 2015 about potentially writing for some car website with a funny name on weekends during college, I was flattered. Motorsports were my specialty, but I could learn regular cars for this kind of opportunity. How hard could it be?Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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R.I.P. Elizabeth Wurtzel, Prozac Nation author

Elizabeth Wurtzel, author of the bestselling memoir Prozac Nation, has died at the age of 52. The author and columnist passed away on January 7 at a Manhattan hospital due to complications from breast cancer, reports The Washington Post. In her typical candid fashion, Wurtzel revealed the diagnosis in a 2015 editorial…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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R.I.P. Elizabeth Wurtzel, Prozac Nation author

Elizabeth Wurtzel, author of the bestselling memoir Prozac Nation, has died at the age of 52. The author and columnist passed away on January 7 at a Manhattan hospital due to complications from breast cancer, reports The Washington Post. In her typical candid fashion, Wurtzel revealed the diagnosis in a 2015 editorial… Read more…

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