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04.07.2014 | 135 days ago | Posted at 05:17 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Seems like it was an open secret among state Republicans that state Rep. Bill Kramer (R-Waukesha) had a problem with women and alcohol. But they disregarded his bad, and potentially criminal, behavior and elected him to leadership anyway. They’ve since removed him from his leadership post, but Kramer remains in office.  Today, top Democratic Assembly leaders—Peter Barca, Sandy Pasch, And...
02.20.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
I still vividly remember the time a decade ago when some friends accidentally pulled up a grotesque photo of the Chris Farley's corpse when doing an innocuous web search for the comedian. It was the day I realized that the Internet is fundamentally evil. It's in the spirit of of that crime scene photo that yesterday TMZ, a tabloid site notable for how it covers celebrities no...
Sunday, July 6, 2008

Jim Cryns on Sports

It’s been a while since then-Pittsburgh Pirate Randall Simon took a good-natured swipe at the oversized Italian sausage at Miller Park. Swinging from the dugout steps, Simon swung the bat as the costumed consumable strode past, striking a 19-year old Brewers employee and causing her to nose-dive into the warning track in front of the dugout. Simon was escorted from the park in handcuffs, a ridiculous display of authority and overkill. The security power-play was reminiscent of the Harold Brier days when jaywalkers were ticketed and people going a few miles over the speed limit were sent to jail for the unpaid violation.

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