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Around Milwaukee
Monday, March 17, 2014
During the 2014 National Governors Association winter meeting last month, 12 governors took a break from hard politics to film public service announcements for healthy eating, including Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, who partnered with "Sesame Street" muppets Rosita and Abby Cadabby for a pair of spots. No word on why more popular characters like Elmo, Big Bird and Ernie refused to appear with W...
Film clips
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Of the three films titled House of Wax, the 1953 version is the one that has stuck to the imagination of horror fans. Starring the always-excellent Vincent Price, it concerns the mad (yet understandable) vengeance quest of a sculptor against the man who disfigured him so horribly and a wax
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Around Milwaukee
Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Stream WPR's "Central Time" segment with Fortis

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 on Wisconsin Public Radio's "Central Time," Shepherd Express publisher Louis Fortis joined hosts Rob Ferrett and Veronica Rueckert to expla...
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On Music
Monday, March 10, 2014
Courting a generation that grew up listening to Graceland with their parents by adding an agreeable African jangle to otherwise tried-and-true, guitar-based indie-rock, Vampire Weekend sprouted from virtual unknowns to a hip buzz band to a bona fide phenomenon all before they even released their debut album. Many bands crack under the pressure of releasing a follow-up to such a smash debut,...