Cork & Cleaver

Vesuvius is sleeping but not dead. The world’s most infamous volcano, which turned Pompeii into a city of fossils in AD 79, remains active and more dangerous than ever. According to an episode of the History Channel series “How the Earth was Mad.. more

Jun 21, 2010 2:09 PM I Hate Hollywood

For the first time in the show's history, "American Idol" will host auditions in Milwaukee. Auditions for the show's upcoming tenth season will be held at the Bradley Center on Wednesday, July 21, according to a post on host Ryan Seacrest's blog t.. more

Jun 21, 2010 1:36 PM On Music

I didn’t sleep well last night. It’s not often that a play can do that for me. Alchemist Theatre really lives-up to its name with its production of Closet Land. The script is solid, but not particularly brilliant. The acting is good, but not parti.. more

Jun 21, 2010 1:05 PM Theater

Since his film debut in the early ‘90s, Shahrukh Khan has become a familiar face in Bollywood, as India’s prolific movie industry is called. Several of his recent movies, especially My Name is Khan with its American setting, have won attention ov.. more

Jun 19, 2010 2:25 PM I Hate Hollywood

Movies were once magical, especially in the early days before the marvelous became commonplace. In Disappearing Tricks: Silent Film, Houdini, and the New Magic of the Twentieth Century (University of Illinois Press), Matthew Solomon reminds us t.. more

Jun 18, 2010 1:54 PM I Hate Hollywood

As one of the very last of the original Delta blues singers, David “Honeyboy” The World Don’t Owe Me Nothing ,Today in Milwaukee more

Feb 13, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Antony Hegarty’s 2005 breakthrough album with the Johnsons, I Am a Bird Now, rose to I Am a Bird Now ,Today in Milwaukee more

Feb 13, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Much as you can judge whether a monster truck rally is worth its salt or not depending on whether it features some form of Truckosaurus-like car-eating dinosaur, all car shows should be judged on whether or not they feature the Batmobile. W... more

Feb 13, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 2 Comments

The trail end of 2008 saw the RIAA confirm that sales of vinyl records are surging. Sure, CDs and MP3s are convenient, but all you have to do is listen to vinyl to confirm its sonic superiority. Look no further than Milwaukee's own Eric Blo... more

Feb 12, 2009 12:00 AM Album Reviews

It takes a while for the post-hardcore metal to gel on this debut album by Wisconsin Rapids thrashers Time To Kill, but when it does, it portends better things to come. The affectations and antagonism of vocalist Nicole Williams sound since... more

Feb 12, 2009 12:00 AM Album Reviews