Game Day Eats

Game day has arrived; you’ve been waiting for this all year. Decked out in your orange and white overalls and getting ready to head towards Neyland Stadium, you suddenly get a game-day craving for game-day delicacies. You’re thinking a…
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John D. Powers

Currently an Assistant Professor of Art at UT, Knoxville, 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship winner John D. Powers realized his love for sculpture during his studies at Vanderbilt University. His work explores contemporary culture while seeking to…
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While You Were Sleeping

Several news items of late have captured my attention, and not in a good way. We are hearing a lot these days about Congress attempting to repeal Obamacare. What we are not hearing, however, is what the actual proposals look like until they…
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Autocross!

When I was a kid, we had an International Harvester Farmall Cub tractor with split brakes. They had many mundane uses, but as a boy what I used them for was to skid around muddy corners as fast as I could. I’d slam on the left brake, let…
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Game Day Fashion

Famed costume designer Edith Head, who dressed such stars as Ginger Rogers, Grace Kelly, and Audrey Hepburn, once said that “you can have anything you want in life if you dress for it.” She should know; she won eight Academy Awards for her…
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Football Camp

This time of year, my thoughts turn to that uniquely American and profoundly southern institution of football. As high school and college teams begin their seasons, I am reminded of my illustrious football career. Some of you may recall how…
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