Award-winning and bestselling author T.C. Boyle’s new novel, Outside Looking In, probes the inner circle of a flawed utopian crusade—the 1960s LSD cult drawn to the renegade academic Timothy Leary. Read more


Theophrastus’ Characters: An Ancient Take on Bad Behavior is a retranslation of the author’s 95 short sketches of negative personality types, and proves that satire does indeed have ancient roots. Read more


Critics have called Urinetown, The Musical at Skylight Music theatre “a laugh riot!” and “enormously entertaining!” with a “stunningly talented cast!” Read more


Wisconsinites are getting published in a variety of book genres. From fiction to memoirs to poetry, local authors are sharing their talent, ideas and experiences in enjoyable, thought-provoking way,Books Read more


Dear White People comes out on digital/dvd. Read more

Home Movies

Al Capp, creator of “Li’l Abner,” was a brilliant comic artist when comic strips were in their heyday, the 1920s through the 1960s. Brilliant is not too strong a word. There were several others, among them Walt Kelly Read more


Election-year political movies have seldom won many votes in recent years. Who remembers Bulworth or Silver City? Read more

Film Reviews

From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant (Viking Adult) is Alex Gilvarry's fictional indictment of Homeland Security's post-9/11 paranoia. The book's hero, Boyet (“Boy”) Hernandez, is a rising star in the gossamer world of haut Read more