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Milwaukeean Reggie Bonds returned from Los Angeles with a new perspective on life and a pared-down sound. Read more

Local Music

Milwaukee's oldest, largest and most prestigious reader’s choice awards program is back! Here are all the things you'll need to succeed in the nomination and final round of the Best of Milwaukee. Read more

Best of Milwaukee

Entertaining and meaningful, Eighth Grade casts light on the challenges of adolescents in the painful rite of passage from middle school to high school. Read more

Film Reviews

Every day during Milwaukee Burger Week 2018 (May 14-20) our burger-loving staff will watch the hashtag #mkeburgerweek on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook and pick the juiciest burger photos posted for awesome prizes. Read more

Milwaukee Burger Week

All week long from May 14-20, 2018, is a chance for Milwaukeeans to sample some of the best burgers Milwaukee has to offer as part of our citywide Burger Week celebration, and we need your help, as a participating restaurant, to make that happen! Read more

Milwaukee Burger Week

If comedian Jim Florentine had a band, he might call it Rage Against Stupid. In Everybody is Awful (Except You!), he directs much of that outrage against the stupidity that festers online. Read more


What do you do when your marriage of 16 years ends, and the ordeal is playing out on social media? Read more

On the Couch

These businesses have stepped up their game and created retail spaces that warrant photos. Read more


The Shepherd Express’ On the Couch columnist discusses a reader’s inquiry about the nature of human happiness. Read more

On the Couch

We're a sucker for social media done well. Check out 5 of our favorite #milwaukee Instagram accounts. Read more


This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly half hour of conversation with Ryan Schleicher, Milwaukee Record co-founder Matt Wild and I, we're reconsidering some long-held assumptions about social media. In a recent piece for The Guardian, writer L.. Read more

On Music

The chief concern of The Internet of Us Knowing More and Understanding Less in the Age of Big Data by University of Connecticut philosophy professor Michael Patrick Lynch, is the way Googling can “weaken and undermine other ways of knowing,... Read more



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In a city as diverse as Milwaukee there are an unlimited amount of perspectives to see the city through. Instagram has become an outlet for young, up and coming photographers to showcase the.. Read more

Around MKE

'Unfriended' views a group of online chat-room friends who are haunted after their dead friend messages the group to declare they must pay for a shameful video posted online, that ultimately provoked her suicide. Read more

Film Clips

This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly half hour of truth telling with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, we debunk a recent online listicle that proclaimed Milwaukee the number one city "you wouldn’t expect for tech." The article was widely sh.. Read more

On Music

Savvy Republicans know that something is deeply wrong with the GOP—frequently mocked these days by Republicans themselves as "the stupid party"—which has lost the popular vote in five of the last six presidential Read more

News Features

This week will be a fateful one for Egypt. Its firstpost-revolution president, Mohamed Morsi, just granted himself sweeping powers.Many in the judiciary have pushed back. Protesters are back in Tahrir Square.And now Morsi is rushing through a v.. Read more

Daily Dose

There's no college these days that isn't using Facebook and usually Twitter to recruit kids.The strategy "get them where they are" couldn't be more evident than when you make your presence known on Facebook and Twitter.But could Pinterest be a n.. Read more

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Researching Egyptian pharaohs is genuinely dangerous work that takes archaeologists to unforgiving desert climates and treacherous tombs, and pits them against thieves who want to get their own hands on historical treasures for Read more

Today in Milwaukee

The Skylight Opera Theatre kicks off its season with the light, comedic musical Dames at Sea , which runs through Oct. 3. A parody of the large movie musicals of the 1930s, Dames tells the story of Ruby (Meghan Deese) Read more

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