Hugh Laurie’s career falls into distinct phases. From 1990-1993 he was the foolish yet oddly sympathetic Bertie Wooster, the pop-eyed upper class twit in a stylish British TV adaptation of P.G. Wodehouse, “Jeeves and Wooster” (a PBS perennial for many years). His star rose higher from 2004-2012 in a considerably different role—the surly suffer-no-fools physician of th...
"Taliesin is a house in three
acts," declares the preface of Building Taliesin: Frank Lloyd Wright's
Home of Love and Loss, a new book
by Madison journalist Ron McCrea that tells the fascinating story of
this famous residence
On a recent
afternoon, two smiling couples emerged from Pop’s Custard (N87 W16459 Appleton
Ave.) grasping turtle sundaes and root beer floats as they attempted to shield
their faces from the blustering wind, while patrons seated inside the popular
Menomonee Falls restaurant dined on
At 11 am PST, everyone on earth falls unconscious for two minutes. During the global blackout, each person glimpses his life six months from now. This shared experience becomes everyone's focus in a story unfolding week by week. With 10 episodes in the can and declining...
Before he was a DJ, Bad Boy Bill was another just Windy City house fan, mixing records in his bedroom at 4 a.m. and priming for a shot on the decks. Like many players of the day, Bill let his beats speak for themselves-until they piqued the legendary ear of Farley "Jackmaster" Funk of WBMX's Hot Mix Five team. After more than 20 years in dance music, Bill's live sets continue to reflect his hip-hop roots, often using four...
Cuban producer Maetrik will be passing around plenty of "Space Chronic" this coming weekend.
The latest EP on Claude VonStroke's new Mothership Music label has the backing of one of the Bay area's most exciting techno and tech-house producers. Maetrik's Aug. 22 Space Chronic record release party at San Francisco's seminal party palace, The Endup, solidified his dark, seductive sound as a primal force on one of electronic music's hottest scenes.
Now a resident of Dallas, Texas . . .