As one reflects on the future of the auto industry while recuperating in a Detroit area convalescent home on May Day, it’s easy to let a mind wander across a map of big-ticket players in the decades behind. On a background note, who would have dreamed in 2003 that such mainstays and legends as Mercury, […]
When Road & Track moved to the Midwest and left its California staff behind, there was little worry about what its outstanding free-lance photojournalist correspondent John Lamm would do next. His work has been his passport for three plus decades, earning him assignments and awards from around the world. Although, photography comes to mind first […]
“Eutrapelia”* is the best single word to describe freelance auto writer John Pearley Huffman. But who would know? Born in San Francisco and raised in Santa Barbara. Calif., he did not take the stage out of town as did his Hollywood actor brother Linus and Tony-Award winning sister Cady. Instead, he opted for a career […]
Comparing the starting of a blog with the starting of a traditional career in print media, I say that the single most important difference is that the traditional guys had to earn their way into the business.