Year: 2023

“One Brief Shining Moment”: Packard’s 1929-30 Speedster

“One Brief Shining Moment”: Packard’s 1929-30 Speedster

“For those who love speed coupled with utility features of general motoring, Packard builds its Speedsters. Perhaps it is the inherent flow of speed joined to the swift grace of smooth design that suggests these interesting body treatments. But Speedsters they all are, from test car to Runabout. For those who thrill to the maximum speed of an open car on an open road.” —Packard Motor Car Company

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ChatGBT on Churchill Quotes: Yes, We Have No Bananas

ChatGBT on Churchill Quotes: Yes, We Have No Bananas

They may have slipped on this banana, but ChatGBT has only been at this for a few years. "Give them another five years and they'll probably have picked up every word Churchill wrote." So, before we lazily laugh at the tech boffins' failure accurately to pinpoint the Great Man's every word, we might stop to consider: this is just getting started. Or as Churchill was wont to say on occasion: "Let not the slothful chortle."

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Q&A: Churchill Libeled by Lord Alfred Douglas

Q&A: Churchill Libeled by Lord Alfred Douglas

Lord Alfred Douglas, friend of Oscar Wilde, was involved in several scandals, one of the more unfortunate being his accusation that Churcill manipulated press announcements about the Battle of Jutland in order to favor Jewish investors on the New York Stock Market.

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