Tom McParland
tommcparland
Tom is a contributing writer for Jalopnik and runs AutomatchConsulting.com. He saves people money and takes the hassle out of buying or leasing a car.
9/13/19
10:52 AM
35

Anish Kapoor, the sculptor behind that big silver bean in Chicago, obtained exclusive rights to the material from Vantablack’s creator Surrey NanoSystems.

9/11/19
10:59 AM
210

For paying an extra $5 of allowance money, I let my kids choose their seats in the van (third row only, 28" seat pitch). And if they got a good progress report, I’ll even let them bring an extra carryon bag with guaranteed space (on the roof rack, that is).

9/8/19
7:32 PM
1.7K

Having never been touched like that by a woman before, it was all he could do to prematurely eject her.

9/4/19
3:31 PM
4

We must be the same age. I was 15 year old as well when the first Bad Boys came out. Still one of my favorite movies.

8/31/19
5:07 PM
196

Sauvage is the logical follow-up line to Jacobim Mugatu’s groundbreaking 2001 Derelicte.

8/30/19
5:46 PM
98

People are vulnerable when they are uncertain, especially when costs could be large and are unknown.

8/22/19
12:02 PM
309

I think the funniest part of the Mercedes Illuminated star is that you can only get it if you cheap out on options that really matter, like adaptive cruise and automatic emergency braking. You are literally making your MB shittier from the factory for the sake of adding the “look at me” emblem.

8/21/19
2:51 AM
4

As soon as I saw this headline I thought “Tom is losing his shit right now”

8/20/19
5:28 PM
50

Obviously, Tempest is a labor of love for me and every episode has a very special place in my heart. That said, this episode may go down as the most emotionally powerful one I’ve ever worked on. I cried many times cutting it. I can’t begin to tell you all what it felt like to have this story entrusted to me. I hope