The esteemed pop culture writer talks about the absurdities of thinkpiece culture, and why today’s online writers have it so much worse than he did. more

May 16, 2017 3:57 PM Books

This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly panel with Ryan Schleicher, Milwaukee Record editor Matt Wild and I, we're trying our best not to be buzzkills about one of last week's most over-hyped stories: the return of Pabst Brewing Co. But is "ret.. more

Jul 23, 2015 6:57 PM On Music


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Vegetarian Alcoholic Press founder Freddy La Force speaks about the challenges of DIY publishing. more

Jan 6, 2015 8:46 PM Off the Cuff

News last month that Baltimore's City Paper weekly had been purchased by the Baltimore Sun Media Group has once again spurred conversation about the future of alternative weekly newspapers. Can these papers survive the changing economy? This week .. more

Mar 11, 2014 2:00 PM Around MKE

The Onion will cease printing this year, the company announced today. The satirical newspaper, which was founded 25 years ago by two University of Wisconsin students in Madison, had been gradually withdrawing from print over the last few years as .. more

Nov 8, 2013 4:00 PM Around MKE

Once again this year, the Wisconsin State Fair closes its main stage with a Sunday showcase of state marching bands. Drum lines, baton corps and horn sections from schools including Wisconsin Dells High School, Mukwonago High more

Aug 15, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Lately, Colin Farrell has been a welcome presence in such small-scale, unHollywood films as In Bruges and Ondine. In Triage, he plays a photojournalist who throws caution aside, hurling himself into battle for a good picture as if forgetting tha.. more

Aug 5, 2010 12:17 PM I Hate Hollywood

Former Blender writer Jonah Weiner has a worthwhile piece on Slate today about the death of the music magazine, postulating about what's caused pubs like Rolling Stone and Spin to downsize so much in recent months. He avoids talking about some of .. more

Jul 28, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

DanceCircus’ latest program, “Mud, Sweat and Tears: Voices from the Field,” pays homage to the planet not only through the movement of dance but also through poetry, live Brazilian music, capoeira and, in one piece, Aldo Leopold’s more

Feb 28, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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Nov 5, 2008 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee

Meet the Shepherd Express legend, Art Kumbalek, on Thursday (Oct. 30) at Fat Abbey, 6pm. Have you met the street teamers yet? Well, they will be accompanying Art Kumbalek at this event, handing out free stuff as usua,Promotions more

Oct 30, 2008 12:00 AM Promotions 1 Comments

John Singleton made history with his 1991 debut film Boyz N The Hood, becoming the first Boyz N The Hood ,Today in Milwaukee more

Apr 28, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee