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Lexus Australia welcomes Scott Thompson as new CEO

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Lexus Australia has this month welcomed Scott Thompson as its new Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Peter McGregor as head of the Japanese luxury marque’s local arm. Thompson returns to Australia after two years as a senior executive with Toyota and Lexus in the US, working as the general manager of marketing for Toyota Motor Sales USA […]

Paradigm Signs Gary Scott Thompson

Writer-produicer Gary Scott Thompson has signed with Paradigm. He previously was at WME. Best known as the writer of the original The Fast and the Furious film, Thompson went on to pen the Paul Verhoeven-directed Hollow Man starringShow More Summary

The Funniest (and Unfunniest) Words - @midnight with Chris Hardwick

7 months agoHumor : Funny or Die

The Funniest (and Unfunniest) Words -... 2:10 Researchers scientifically determined the least funny words in the English language, presenting a comedic challenge for Kevin McDonald, Dave Foley and Scott Thompson. Watch full episodesShow More Summary

ICYMI: The Number Of Millennials Having Strokes Is Soaring

Plus, saying goodbye to Dearden's, Scott Thompson is back, 'Bob's Burgers' in person, and much more! [ more › ]

Scott Thompson Beat Cancer, Moved Back to L.A. and Became a Stand-Up Comedian

It was April 2009 when Scott Thompson reached his breaking point. He'd spent his post-Kids in the Hall years living in Los Angeles, but times had gotten tough. Living near the intersection of Normandie and Adams, Thompson felt as removed from Hollywood as he felt from the career he wanted. He...

More CEOs are getting forced out for ethics violations

For former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson, it was an incorrect resume, revealed by an activist shareholder, that initially prompted the company's board to sever ties with him in 2012. In 2015, former United CEO Jeff Smisek parted ways with the airline in connection with a federal probe into whether it improperly tried to sway officials at the […]

Scott Thompson steals “Talk Show: The Game Show” from boring comic

10 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Points are awarded for good stories and jokes; penalties are meted out for being boring.

The Shirtless Painter: How To Paint Your Dream Salad with Scott Thompson

11 months agoHumor : Funny or Die

The Shirtless Painter: How To Paint Y... 31:48 This episode The Shirtless Painter is joined by special guest Scott Thompson (Kids In The Hall) and the two paint what their dream salad would be. Remember that anyone can paint and anyone...Show More Summary

It's easy to sell mattresses, right?

New York - Mattress man Scott Thompson may be missing some sleep these days. Tempur Sealy International, which Thompson leads, posted a small increase in fourth-quarter sales on Friday morning, not enough to stave off a full-year decline...Show More Summary

The Kids in the Hall’s Scott Thompson Used Gay Provocateur Buddy Cole As an Essential Megaphone

Buddy Cole doesn’t care about what you think of him. Played by actor-comedian Scott Thompson, Buddy’s one of the most famous characters to come out of the Canadian sketch-comedy troupe the Kids in the Hall, and he’s provocation made manifest. Buddy is a world-weary gay man, utterly unafraid to offer ... More »

Tim Armstrong may be falling into the same trap that’s ruined every Yahoo CEO (YHOO)

The Yahoo CEO job is the most "cursed" job in tech. From Carol Bartz and Scott Thompson to Marissa Mayer, a parade of once-respected executives have walked in to Yahoo thinking they could turn it around, only to fail spectacularly, and...Show More Summary

Carrot Top May Be One Of The Most Hated Comics, But He’s Also Pretty Damn Rich

Carrot Top (aka Scott Thompson) is a perpetual pop-culture target. Whether it's because of his unique look or brand of prop comedy, he takes a lot of crap. But did you know he's also one of the wealthiest comics alive? The Las VegasShow More Summary

Hanging out with Carrot Top in Las Vegas for VICE Canada

In case you missed it because you're not Canadian, VICE Canada published a two-part series last week about the life of Carrot Top (Scott Thompson) onstage at the Luxor resort and casino in Las Vegas where he holds court with his trunks full of props and so much more, and then offstage to see what […]

Great Job, Internet!: Now you can listen to Scott Thompson’s pre-Kids In The Hall band online

For the coolest kids in the early ‘90s, The Kids In The Hall were the more interesting alternative to Saturday Night Live. It was more subversive, weirder, and simply more Canadian, which may actually all mean the same thing. BeforeShow More Summary

'Hannibal' Interview: Scott Thompson and Aaron Abrams Talk Playing Lab Rats and Improvising

If there's a bright spot in all the darkness on NBC's cannibal drama Hannibal, it's the lab techs played by Scott Thompson and Aaron Abrams. The lab rats are some of the funniest characters on the show, adding much-needed levity in addition to information about some of the show's most gruesome crimes.

One Bone-Head Mistake From A Former CEO Yahoo CEO Cost The Company $54 Billion (YHOO, BABA)

Here's a painful reminder for Yahoo shareholders. In 2012, then-CEO Scott Thompson agreed to sell 20% of its stake in Alibaba. At the time, Alibaba was a private company with a ~$30 billion valuation. Today, Alibaba is a public company valued at ~$300 billion. Show More Summary

An Invitation for Civilians to Join in Community With Veterans This Veteran's Day and Beyond

Co-authored with Scott Thompson, LMHC, Director of the Veterans Mental Health Coalition of New York City As we gather this Veterans Day to honor those who have served our country on our behalf, let us challenge ourselves to do more for veterans than simply reflect on their sacrifice one day a year. Show More Summary

Jana Backs Dollar Thrifty’s Former Chief to Lead Hertz

The activist hedge fund urged Hertz in a letter to pick as its new chief Scott Thompson, the former head of the Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, a rival rental car provider that Hertz bought for $2.3 billion two years ago.

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