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Despite homogenization and globalization, not to mention migration across state lines, regional differences persist in America’s spoken English. Some of those differences came as a surprise to New Jersey-born New Yorker Josh Katz, who compi... more

Jan 10, 2017 2:43 PM Books

As an idealistic, progressive voter, I’ve voted for plenty of losing candidates over the years. But there’s never been a U.S. election before where I’ve considered the results clearly un-American until now. more

Nov 15, 2016 1:49 PM Taking Liberties 29 Comments

Hannah Arendt’s phrase, “the banality of evil,” has entered the vocabulary to describe not the architects of human catastrophe but the mechanics and janitors—the “little people” who grease the wheels and lubricate the engines of destr... more

Sep 15, 2013 1:40 PM Film Reviews

Fifty-plus years ago as a teen seeking the “meaning of contentment,” I listened to Elvis wail “Crying in the Chapel” and decided it was strictly cornball. My mature preferences lead me to the spiritual highs discovered in woodlands more

Jan 16, 2013 2:34 PM Visual Arts

When Sen. Lindsey Graham told reporters that Mitt Romney's foreign investment accounts... more

Jul 16, 2012 12:00 AM News Features 7 Comments

Elaine Erickson Gallery is on floor one of the Marshall Building, 207 E. Buffalo St. Erickson has certainly seen changes in the business of selling art. As Peter Schjeldahl notes in the May 7, 2012, issue of The New Yorker (“All Is Fairs x9... more

Jun 4, 2012 12:00 AM Visual Arts

Rock critics often carried on like a boys' club (but then, so did most rock bands). An important, often overlooked female voice from the early years, Ellen Willis, became The New Yorker's first pop music critic in 1968. Sensing that the mus... more

Jun 13, 2011 12:00 AM Books

A wintry, bleak and impoverished stretch of the Ozarks is the setting for the darkly compelling drama Winter’s Bone. In a Southern gothic worthy of Flannery O’Connor, a teenage girl, Ree (Jennifer Lawrence), is determined to keep her family from .. more

Oct 26, 2010 12:56 PM I Hate Hollywood

Milwaukee's German heritage goes back centuries. Options for dining out on food from the fatherland, however, tend to be pricy. The Old German Beer Hall bucks the trend by offering a less expensive place to sample the cuisine of one of the ... more

Jun 15, 2010 12:00 AM Dining Preview

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Mar 27, 2009 12:00 AM Books

The Boulevard Theatre continues its season with three early shorts by Chicago-born playwri Mam3t Plays, ,Theater more

Nov 25, 2008 12:00 AM Theater

If you thought that the New Yorker Obama cover was offensive, well, you sure didn’t show it. The magazine is having trouble keeping up with the demand for issues with the controversial cover. The New York Post reports that the typical 43,000 newss.. more

Jul 26, 2008 4:00 AM Around MKE

It may be Easter Sunday, but the art must go on. The Milwaukee Art Museum is open today f Crime. ,Today in Milwaukee more

Mar 23, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

It may be the longest newspaper correction you’ll ever see. Last week, The Las Vegas Sun devoted 535 words, nine full paragraphs explaining six distinct ways the article manipulated statistics, misreported facts, and improperly generated sources t.. more

Mar 9, 2008 5:00 AM Around MKE

In his beautifully written preface, New Yorker musiccritic Alex Ross concedes that 20th-c New Yorker ,None more

Jan 30, 2008 12:00 AM Around MKE

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