Every year, seeking a respite from the humid swelter of another Knoxville summer, we issue our “Comics & Puzzles” issue. This time around, we’re just calling it “Humor.” Yes, we’re that tired. But this year’s edition ponders Wodehouse mania, Knoxville’s founding fathers, a Knoxville trivia quiz, and assorted comics.
What Knoxville Needs: A Giant Geek Magnet
Quote of the Week: "Someone will be subtly left out of that prayer’s intent."
Knox Found Online: Finding Knoxville's Lost Buildings
The Weekly Plan-It: July 26-July 29
Street Talk: Greg Mason, vintage toy “picker” and contestant on 'Picked Off'
NEWS & VIEWS
A pilot program created by a new state law aims to keep the at-risk mentally ill out of jail, with two years of funding for 10 people to be treated as outpatients each year through the Helen Ross McNabb Center. Paige Huntoon reports.
Biologists From TWRA, TDEC, TVA, UT, and Knox County Survey the Little River. Rikki Hall reports.
Jack Neely gets another visitor from the past asking pesky questions.
Frank Cagle recalls predictions of Tennessee’s downfall after not instituting an income tax.
Joe Sullivan revisits the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, and finds progress being made.
GAMUT: ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Music: On Tour
DVDs: Spoiler Alert
The Dark Knight Rises
50 Shades of Gray vs. Game of Thrones