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Wisconsin won’t be remembered as such a nice turning point in the battle for the nomination if it leads to a nationally televised bloodbath at the Republican convention in Cleveland. more

Apr 12, 2016 1:43 PM Taking Liberties 5 Comments

A former factory worker and drive time talk radio host, Earl Ingram Jr. shows that a well-expressed opinion can lead to new vistas. When radio let him down—abruptly—it didn’t take him long to take his talking to the internet...and a coffee ... more

Sep 13, 2013 1:37 PM Off the Cuff

No one knows if new Bucks coach Larry Drew is the answer to the team’s problems, but he’s already disappointed mad-dog sports fans by promising to be a decent more

Jun 11, 2013 10:46 PM Taking Liberties

I sometimes surprise people by telling them right-wing radio talk show host Charlie Sykes is a friend of mine, because he is.We’ve known each other for more

Apr 17, 2013 12:20 AM Taking Liberties

For years, fair-minded radio listeners have complained about right-wing talkers’ near monopoly on Milwaukee’s airwaves.Listeners were frustrated that their calls weren’t taken; that candidates, elected officials more

Nov 27, 2012 10:10 PM News Features

During his long career as the most famous talk radio host in modern history, Rush Limbaugh has only rarely... more

Mar 9, 2012 12:00 AM News Features 6 Comments

I had the pleasure of interviewing media reform activist Sue Wilson, producer of the documentary Broadcast Blues, which she'll screen in eight Wisconsin communities this September. Wilson sees Broadcast Blues not just as a movie, but as the beginn.. more

Sep 14, 2011 8:00 PM Daily Dose

According to executiveproducer Pam Percy, visiting entertainers “played” the Shepherd Express ,Milwaukee Color more

Jan 13, 2010 12:00 AM Around MKE

There's a faction of bloggers, columnists and radio hosts who seem to relish every instance of violence in Milwaukee, cherishing the opportunity to cite them as proof of the inherent moral bankruptcy of the inner city, the need for concealed carry.. more

Aug 31, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

In the era somewhere between the sexual revolution and the popular realization that indiscriminate sex can kill, a young David Mamet wrote a play about the sex lives of young, urban Midwesterners. Some 30 years later, the once-controversial... more

Jul 16, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 7 Comments

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