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Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008

Surviving a fundamentalist childhood

I once crossed a protest line manned by Protestant fundamentalists to hear Frank Schaeffer. A novelist, essayist and movie director, Schaeffer had also been a luminary in the rise of the Christian right.
Friday, Jan. 4, 2008

(Inland Ocean Books), by Jeff Poniewaz

Milwaukee is the subject of many of the social-activist poems collected in Jeff Poniewaz’s latest chapbook. Poniewaz (Polish for “because” and somehow aptly so) addresses the environment, public art and the squandering of public trust and money, which has diminished the means to maintain community treasures such as the county parks.