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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Wisconsin authors explore the life behind Li’l Abner

 Al Capp, creator of “Li’l Abner,” was a brilliant comic artist when comic strips were in their heyday, the 1920s through the 1960s. Brilliant is not too strong a word. There were several others, among them Walt Kelly
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013

Plus: Theater Happenings

 Dreaming about something and living it are two completely different things. The fact that this premise has become a cliché is very telling about contemporary culture. Perfection is a moving target and we never seem satisfied. It's a deep-rooted cultural understanding that seems to be hammered into the very fabric
Monday, Oct. 5, 2009

Michael Moore examines the American Dream

In Capitalism: A Love Story, the polemical director Michael Moore utters the ultimate heresy in contemporary American society. Capitalism isn’t merely flawed, he says. It’s not just slightly skewed in favor of haves over have-nots. According to Moore, the reigning national ideology is degrading to individuals and society. Capitalism is, in a word, evil...