Laurence Fox

<p> The television franchise surrounding British crime novelist Colin Dexter keeps growing. Last Sunday saw the U.S. premiere of “Endeavour,” a prequel to the long-running “Morse.” This Sunday comes the first in the latest four-episode series ba.. more

Jul 2, 2012 11:41 AM I Hate Hollywood

We tend to think of Oxford, the mother of universities in the English-speaking world, as an intellectual refuge. But in the stories of Colin Dexter and the two British television series spun from them, “Inspector Morse” and “Inspector Lewis,.. more

Aug 28, 2011 11:51 AM I Hate Hollywood

British television continues to shine with bright moments for viewers of public television, and one of the brightest programs of recent years is “Inspector Lewis.” Most of Season 3 aired last month on MPTV and all five episodes are out on DVD. .. more

Oct 1, 2010 5:43 PM I Hate Hollywood

The dreaming spires of Oxford, with its idyllic tree-shaded canals and Gothic courtyards, has been the setting for two of the smartest, most engaging TV dramas of recent years. The first, "Morse," ended with the death of the curmudgeonly, classi.. more

Aug 18, 2010 2:34 PM I Hate Hollywood

And so yes, it’s timefor you’s to elect Art Kumbalek as your next governor. I and ,Art for Art's Sake more

Oct 21, 2009 12:00 AM Art for Art's Sake

In the era somewhere between the sexual revolution and the popular realization that indiscriminate sex can kill, a young David Mamet wrote a play about the sex lives of young, urban Midwesterners. Some 30 years later, the once-controversial... more

Jul 11, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Somebody in the parks department has a great sense of humor. Why else would they book one of the city’s most morose bands to play in the brightly lit, flora-filled halls of the city’s horticultural conservatory? The Scarring Party, a Milwau... more

Mar 19, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

How Judge Koschnick Can Shave His Campaign Budget Shepherd Express’ ,Expresso more

Mar 4, 2009 12:00 AM Expresso