During the 2014 National Governors Association winter meeting last month, 12 governors took a break from hard politics to film public service announcements for healthy eating, including Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, who partnered with "Sesame S.. more

Mar 17, 2014 9:00 PM Around MKE

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The affable and self-deprecating everyman-isms of humorist Mike Birbiglia strike a chord with audiences of almost every cross section. The author, filmmaker, NPR darling and veteran stand-up comicâ,Comedy more

Mar 10, 2014 10:55 AM Comedy

For Kevin Clash, the imagination behind the cuddly creature called Elmo, life was a dream come true. The vision for his future came to him as a child watching “Sesame Street” shortly after its 1969 premiere; his fascination with puppets would carr.. more

Apr 2, 2012 11:27 AM I Hate Hollywood

Long before Oprah started her signature book club, readers all over the country would gather in groups to discuss their favorite books. Milwaukee Area Technical College-Mequon continues the tradition with a book discussion event of its own ... more

Mar 9, 2010 12:00 AM Books

Along with Pavement, Built to Spill was one of the most important indie-rock bands of the ’90s and laid the groundwork for bands like Death Cab for Cutie, The Shins and Modest Mouse with a string of masterful guitar-pop albums. This decade ... more

Sep 27, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee