This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly crossfire with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, we're joined by Jordan Lee (AKA DJ Madhatter), who previews what he explains on paper should be the most boring event you've ever attended: the Miltown Bea.. Read more

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For nearly a decade, Milwaukee’s Miltown BeatDown has been bringing producers from the local hip-hop scene together—thenpitting them against each other in beat battles judged before a live crowd.When the battles started in 2005, Milwaukee hip-h.. Read more

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In the statistic-saturated world of sports, milestones of longevity are among the most revered numbers. Leave it to the Observers to notice one of theirs only in hindsight. Read more

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The aptly titled book NurtureShock is a riveting look into the mysterious minds of children and the teachings of myth-guided parents.Po Bronson, best-selling author and proud parent of two, and who co-wrote NurtureShock with Ashley Merryman... Read more


Nothing could replace the Late Night Hype Show, one of the longest running rap radio programs in the country. With unmistakable character, that 10-year WMSE staple was a tireless advocate of underground, classic and Midwest hip-hop. But the Kid C.. Read more

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Through April, the David Barnett Gallery continues its American Pop Art exhibit. More tha The Alps ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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Last week’s holiday threw the Monday-ness of Mea Culpa Mondaysout of whack. Thanks a lot, Martin Luther King! We’re crawling back tonormalcy. First they took ourfactories, now they’ve taken our tremendous capacity for fraud To view last w.. Read more

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DJ Madhatter is perhaps best known around Milwaukee as the DJ for the Rusty P's, one of th The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep, ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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