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The most important thing we’ve learned is never to believe anything tweeted by the president. When Trump tweeted: “Great news on Foxconn in Wisconsin after my conversation with Terry Gou!” we can be pretty sure it’s not great news for Wisconsin. Read more

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Foxconn obviously was attracted to Wisconsin’s anti-worker political environment under Scott Walker, but clearly the deciding factor was the terrible contract he negotiated. Recovering from Walker’s $4 billion taxpayer giveaway could take decades. Read more

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In Space Barons, Christian Davenport chronicles the failures, the successes and the thrills associated with entrepreneurs seeking to put humans back on the moon—and send them beyond. Read more

Books

In an effort topromote my book More Stories, andAdditional Stories , I considered posting the entire 83,329 words in asingle entry on the Express website.Why not give readers something great for free and ask them to pay for itanyway? It’s .. Read more

Comedy

Microsoft Goes Quiet On Sales Numbers, Harmonix Writes Their Own Amazon Reviews, and Ubisoft Fends Off an Unwelcome Investor!AudioListen to the latest PressureCast on iTunes, Stitcher or Direct Link.VideoLet us know what you think. Leave us a.. Read more

Video Games are Dumb

Pokémon Go is Announced, Ubisoft Opens a Theme Park, and We Discuss the Pros and Cons of Mario Maker!AudioListen to the latest PressureCast on iTunes, Stitcher or Direct Link.Video Read more

Video Games are Dumb

The FTC Declares Machinima’s Promotions “Deceptive,” PlayStation Turns 20, And We Dive Deep Into Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain!AudioListen to the latest PressureCast on iTunes, Stitcher or Direct Link.VideoLet us know what you think.. Read more

Video Games are Dumb

Charmingly situated in the village of Wauwatosa, The Little Read Book (7603 W. State St.) has survived the rise and fall of big-box booksellers, endured the behemoth of Amazon.com and withstood the ever-shortening attention spans... Read more

Off the Cuff

In hindsight, it only makes sense that one of the most mature punk bands of their time would also be among those that aged the best. Thirty years and 15 albums into their career, Southern California punks Bad Religion still sound vital on Read more

Today in Milwaukee

Brocach Irish Pub tonight screens Mel Brooks’ 1974 comedy classic Young Frankenstein , an apt parody of classic, black-and-white horror films that stars Gene Wilder as the title character, a doctor who inherits his grandfather’s Read more

Today in Milwaukee

Vincent High School graduate Capt. Calvin Fisher is a distinguished U.S. officer participating in an environmentally friendly project with Qahtan Kareem, CEO of the Alshefar Group. As the individual in charge of the Iraqi-Based Industrial Z... Read more

Off the Cuff

The UWM Union Theatre begins its fall schedule this weekend with a busy lineup of free screenings of recent popular films, including a 5 p.m. showing tonight of Where the Wild Things Are , Spike Jonze’s beautiful, audacious expansion Read more

Today in Milwaukee

The challenges facing brick-and-mortar bookstores represent the diminishing analog way of For information on events at Boswell and Next Chapter, visit www.boswellbooks.com and www. ,Cover Story Read more

Around MKE

The show opens with Ernst and Neugent playing a pair of radio personalities delivering sma Greater Tuna: ,Theater Read more

Theater

Let's face it: Wal-Mart isn't going anywhere. Neither is Amazon.com, and while there are differences between the two, they basically offer the same system: undercut competitors by offering ridiculously low prices. Wal-Mart's good at doing this by .. Read more

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