1. John Oliver turns GM’s scandalous defective-cars memos into a spot-on TV ad

    The result is a spot-on parody of a TV ad, but arguably the funniest part is the GM slogan at the end of the commercial

     

  2. Introducing the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, the first new version of the sports car in eight years. “It’s finally here, folks, and it looks great.”

    The look and the resurrection of the Stingray subtitle, which dates to 1963, “hint at the past of the Corvette,” while some other cues — the old round tail lights are gone, the hood is vented, and the improved interior is wrapped in leather and aluminum — point to the car’s future. 

    Is it worth the wait?