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Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012

Improvising laughs at ComedySportz

 In light of musical theater's popularity, it's kind of surprising that it's not made fun of more often. This is where T.I.M.: The Improvised Musical comes in. Once per month at ComedySportz in Milwaukee, a group of talented
09.18.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Ken Brosky
How about some good ol' fashioned humor? How about something intelligent, but not so intelligent that you're sitting up at night unable to sleep, contemplating our universe and all therein? Fantastic, because I have just the thing for you. A comic strip! Yes, that's right, I happen to believe that comics can be considered "Literature" from time to time. No, Garfield will never be consid...
Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Denis Kitchen’s underground art comes home to Wisconsin

Will Eisner, creator of The Spirit and the graphic novels A Contract With God and A Life Force, used to joke about a "Wisconsin mafia" in the comics world. Or, to be more precise, the comix world, the "x" signifying the kind of adventurous, creative and confrontational graphics produced by such underground luminaries as R. Crumb, Art Spiegelman, Bill Griffith and Harvey Pekar...
Friday, July 18, 2008

Today @ the UWM Campus

Alongside the sounds of copy machines churning out paper and staplers crunching zines together, the first Milwaukee Zine Fest will feature three free music shows with 18 local and touring bands. The majority are punk bands, rounded out by some acoustic, hip-hop and indie rock groups. The fest, which begins today and . . .
Thursday, July 17, 2008
Alongside the sounds of copy machines churning out paper and staplers crunching zines together, the first Milwaukee Zine Fest will feature three free music shows with 18 local and touring bands. The majority are punk bands, rounded out by some acoustic, hip-hop and indie rock groups. Zine fest coordinator Jessica Bublitz and Corey Baumann, of local band Louis Tully, organized the shows. “Almost all the bands had an immediate interest,” Bublitz says. “We’re hoping this gives people attending from . . .

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