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06.11.2014 | | Posted at 04:30 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly panel with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, we dive right into what's been a banner week for Internet outrage. Milwaukee's Nomad Pub has earned widespread criticism from around the web for its plans to host World Cup viewings in an elaborate fake Brazilian "favela"—essentially a slum. We dissect what went wrong with the bar's well-meaning but culturall...
08.29.2013 | | Posted at 11:10 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
On this week's Disclaimer three-fer, WMSE's Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee's Matt Wild and I take on a trio of topics. We start the show on a serious note, discussing the fatal shooting at Kochanski's Concertina Beer Hall and examining owner Andy Kochanski's response to it. By running with his new reputation as a second-amendment hero, is he erasing the character of what was once an apolitic...
11.14.2012 | | Posted at 02:30 PM

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By Evan Rytlewski
On this week's especially chatty episode of The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly crosstalk between station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee editor Matt Wild and I, we take issue with the latest slab of trolling from the Milwaukee-ish preppy-pop duo Chester French, who jumped on the mock slow-jam train with their dreadful latest video, "Drop." (No need to click that link.) We ask w...