Author: Jack Lail

  • A portrait of Adolph Ochs

    A portrait of Adolph Ochs

    The East Tennessee Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is holding three events in September about Adolph Ochs’ early years, when he lived in Knoxville. The last event will dedicate a historical plaque about Ochs on Market Square I dug out these photos from my photo archive: Please consider attending one or all […]

  • A short list of features a Tesla does not need

    A short list of features a Tesla does not need

    Tesla has decided to drop the mobile charger as part of the standard accesssories with its all-electric cars. The decision was noticed Saturday and later confirmed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk. The social media reaction came swiftly to news of dropping as standard equipment of the $275 Gen 2 Mobile Connector Bundle, which is, interestingly, […]

  • Hope you are in a Tesla if you get stuck in a traffic standstill for hours

    Hope you are in a Tesla if you get stuck in a traffic standstill for hours

    A winter storm this weekend is stretching from Arkansas through Tennessee into the Carolinas and moving in Virginia. The long holiday weekend of this latest storm is an appropriate time to recap responses to the claim made about how electric vehicles would have fared during the Virginia snowstorm earlier this month. A storm that went […]