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Obie Yadgar

Longtime Milwaukee DJ Obie Yadgar reads from his novel, Will’s Music, at Boswell Book Co. more

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I wanted to shave with the straight razor in my twenties, but life got in the way and I started in my sixties. So it is never too late. All you need is a shave-ready straight razor and a strop, plus plenty of patience and perseverance, beca... more

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I wanted to shave with the straight razor in my twenties, but life got in the way and I started in my sixties. So it is never too late. All you need is a shave-ready straight razor and a strop, plus plenty of patience and perseverance, beca... more

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Sometimes there's just no improving on the original. That's the case with the double-edge safety razor... more

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In the world of men's shaving, more isn't always better. A plastic multi-blade... more

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I have known flamenco guitar master Peter Baime for 40 years. He studied at the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago, as well as in Spain. Baime has played professionally since 1965 and, since 1969, taught at the Wisconsin Conservatory... more

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I have never met Mama Bear, but many a morning her signature soap adds more

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One thing many men dread—right up there with death and taxes—is shaving. With the hassle of slapping on some canned shave foam and scraping it off with a cartridge razor, it’s about as much to look forward to as a trek through a clump of more

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I always considered the old-time barbershop the center of the universe. A haircut and straight razor shave came packaged with world news and commentary. Tales were embellished, jokes looped, advice ready. Pinaud’s Clubman and Lilac Vegetal ... more

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They lathered up withthe shaving brush and some good-smelling soap, swiped the straight r baby bottomsmooth ,A&E Feature more

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That’show I view this year’s loss of Milwaukee’s only classical music r or, at least, we had. ,A&E Feature more

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