Doug Melvin

Firing under-performing baseball coaches and managers feels good, but it doesn't guarantee results. Read more

Brewers On Deck Circle

The Brewers open the 2015 season Monday with some extra-special redeeming to do—after choosing to keep the starting lineup almost unchanged. Will they have the endurance to reach the post-season this time? The Fairly Detached Observers are ... Read more

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When the Milwaukee Brewers experience such extraordinary success for most of the season and such extraordinary failure at the end, barely eking out a winning season, fans demand an Read more

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No one knows if new Bucks coach Larry Drew is the answer to the team’s problems, but he’s already disappointed mad-dog sports fans by promising to be a decent Read more

Taking Liberties

One of American literature’s simplest, most heartfelt tales will help one of Wisconsin’s fastest-rising theater companies take a quantum leap into the competitive field of holiday entertainment. The end result will likely be equal parts ele... Read more

A&E Feature

Looking to build on their first playoff appearance in a generation, the Brewers havesettl Looking to build on their first playoff appearance in a generation, the Brewers havesettl ,Sports Read more

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It’s odd that after 25 years of frustration,the better the Milwaukee Brewers get, the louder grows the chorus ofself-styled experts second guessing their success. Brewers’General Manager Doug Melvin just completed an eye-popping deal at... Read more

Taking Liberties

Did you know that of the 17  managers who managed in the big leagues prior to 2006, only two have failed to take their team to the postseason:  Ned Yost and John Gibbons. Gibbons has the excuse that he plays in the same league as the Yankees and R.. Read more

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The question that's been plaguing me ever since the Brewers startedtheir off-season trades and moves is why the prevailing attitude seemsto be that it's "Now Or Never" for this team. As far as Icould tell, this NON attitude was nowhere to be fo.. Read more

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“Whose Line Is It Anyway” alums Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood return to Milw Meeting People Is Easy ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

Today in Milwaukee

It’s a spacious studio space in the Third Ward/Walker’s Point area of town. Classy, old white wood and white brick marred only slightly by some pseudo-sorta-kinda Jackson Pollock paintings to my right. A large audience sits on white wooden fold.. Read more