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Wednesday, April 4, 2012
The Borg Ward is a nonprofit DIY collective made up of artists, musicians, poets, thespians and more. Currently, its art gallery shows the work of four local artists; soon, the artwork of Ugandan youth will be featured...
Thursday, March 29, 2012

Novelist Nick Nero Digs for Truth in JFK Conspiracy

If you're like most Americans, you've never believed that a lone gunman named Lee Harvey Oswald was solely responsible for the assassination of John F. Kennedy. In one recent poll, 80 percent of those surveyed disputed the findings of the...
Monday, Aug. 22, 2011

Rob Young delves deep into strange, wonderful characters

Very few of the artists featured in Rob Young's Electric Eden: Unearthing Britain's Visionary Music (Faber & Faber) have left a legacy clearly discernable to anyone who is not a serious observer of the British folk scene of the 1960s. Donovan, Nick Drake, Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span...
Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011

Inside Dr. Reich's Orgasmatron

Nowadays the notion of sexual healing is more or less taken for granted; a healthy sex life is seen as a prerequisite for psychological health—and with physical benefits beyond the pleasure principle. One of the idea's early and influential proponents, the psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich...
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Book Review

Every family has a history worth chronicling, and John Schissler Jr., a self-published author and retired Milwaukee Public Schools teacher, has spent decades researching his clan's narrative during and after World War II, culminating in the autobiography Passage: The Making of an American Family...
Monday, Nov. 15, 2010

Pulitzer Prize-winning Edmund Morris completes three-volume biography

Theodore Roosevelt, the columnist Walter Lippmann wrote, was the only president in American history “who could truthfully be described as lovable.” He was our nation’s 26th president, there have been 18 more since then, and Lippmann’s statement still holds true...
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010

Diverse art events in Milwaukee, Chicago

Take some time to explore a diverse trio of art events this week. Two appear in often-overlooked metro art galleries; the other takes place in the Windy City. Mount Mary College’s intimate Marian Gallery features an exhibition from the Binders...
Monday, May 10, 2010

Parenthood without pop psychology

The aptly titled book NurtureShock is a riveting look into the mysterious minds of children and the teachings of myth-guided parents. Po Bronson, best-selling author...

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