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Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013
 With a beguiling knack for sleight of hand, Ben Seidman has spent years honing the craft of magic. He arrived on his self-described “unusual career path” in his early 20s and makes his living enchanting fans at colleges, theaters, on cruise ships and on the Travel Channel’s Magic
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Friday, Aug. 30, 2013
Since moving to Milwaukee to study at UWM, the city has inspired Lisa Walker England. A writer with fantasy leanings, Walker England had her creative subconscious influenced by Milwaukee's architecture and inventive, Midwestern work-ethic. Years later, she created Rise of the Tiger, an illustrated Steampunk
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Sunday, July 7, 2013

A Conversation with artist/activist Brian Carlson

 In the mid-‘70s, a grossly misnamed “Gentlemen's Coup” began another age of political upheaval in Argentina. With Gen. Jorge Rafael Videla heading a military junta, state-terrorism was waged against the regime's opposition. In less than a decade, tens of thousands of left-wing
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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

A conversation with Amelia Vorpahl

 Since her departure from her treasured roots in Shorewood, Amelia Vorpahl has traveled the world and returned to the States to become a valuable part of a noble ecological cause. Vorpahl now manages communications
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Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012

Schlock Production’s Nick Aldrich, Brian Lis and Matt Ott

 Filming for the web-TV show “Mediocracy” began in January and the comedy is slated to continue its run with another webisode this upcoming January. With help from Kickstarter and a great deal of effort from
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Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012

Learning is Worth A Dabble

For those intrigued by the prospect of broadening their knowledge of a multitude of subjects, Dabble can provide nuanced enlightenment without the burdens of steep tuition and mounting debt. What's more, traditional colleges aren't...
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Monday, July 18, 2011
Think you have a firm grasp on homonyms? Some are tricky. Two,” “to,” and “too” are simple enough, but a botched translation of “serial” and “cereal” in conversation could have you sounding like a jack-ass. Graphic artist Joe Simko is most certainly not marketing a line of Serial Killer Trading Cards; rather, he is marketing a line of Cereal Killer...

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