October 2015

VW repurposes diesel cars as Halloween fog machines


Auto manufacturer Volkswagen unveiled at its Chattanooga manufacturing facility an ingenious way to sell its diesel cars – the sale of which had been halted after the discovery that they used a “defeat device” for emissions testing – by marketing them to be used as Halloween fog machines, rather than as vehicles. “Chattanooga is home

Local girlfriends release study linking semen consumption with cancer

The results of a scientific study were released today by a group of local girlfriends, in cooperation with the UT College of Medicine in Chattanooga, linking the consumption of semen with an increased risk of cancer. The study’s results were published on the same day that a completely different study was published in the medical

Music community comes together to look at Stratton Tingle’s dreadlocks


SoundCorps, the new Chattanooga-based nonprofit organization created to boost the local music scene and to view Stratton Tingle’s hair style of dreadlocks, held their launch party last night at the new Revelry Room. The who’s who among the Chattanooga music community movers and shakers all gathered to rub elbows with a primary objective to stand

Transgender comedian Ann Coulter entertains UTC campus


The popular transgender comedian Ann Coulter (born Andrew Hart Coulter in 1961) entertained the campus of the University of Tennessee Chattanooga (UTC) today, delivering her edgy stand-up act as a satirical ultra-conservative figure, in the same vein as Stephen Colbert of The Colbert Report television show and columnist Ed Anger of the Weekly World News