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Sports - March 28, 2019
On expectations
Three years have passed since the Packers last played in the NFC Championship Game. That fall, the Cubs won the World Series. Seems like longer, doesn't it?
Tagged with: Brewers, Opening Day
Movies & TV - April 26, 2017
Hog wash
Have you wondered why, after 19 years, Drew Olson is no longer talking about baseball on the Bob & Brian show? Here's his answer, though you may not find it very satisfying.
#RaiseMKE - March 23, 2011
A simple solution for residency resolution
If the past few weeks of statewide political rancor have taught us anything, it's that money talks.
Music - March 2, 2011
My first favorite music video in 20 years
Remember when video was an exciting, vital part of the music industry? I'd forgotten, too, until I saw the latest from Dropkick Murphys.
Sports - Jan. 20, 2011
Favre parody goes viral
If you enjoyed the faux Wrangler commercial last year on "Saturday Night Live," you may really like this video, which has more detail and is circulating quickly on the Web.
Bars & Clubs - Jan. 10, 2011
Happy New Year, tavern owners
If they were stung by the smoking ban last summer, local bar owners are reaping some benefits courtesy of the local football teams.
Dining - Dec. 30, 2010
SURG Restaurant Group adds Ryan Braun to lineup
The SURG Restaurant Group, which operates Carnevor, Umami Moto, Charro and other properties, will take over ownership of Ryan Braun's Waterfront restaurant.
Living - Dec. 24, 2010
A feel-good story to end 2010
I'm usually cynical when it comes to "feel-good" stories around the holidays. This one, though, is pretty special.
Arts & Entertainment - Dec. 12, 2010
Caliendo to end Monte Carlo run
Waukesha native Frank Caliendo will end his stint as a performer at the Monte Carlo in Las Vegas. Caliendo wants to pursue things that allow him to spend more time with his family.
Living - Dec. 10, 2010
In appreciation of our furry friends
A child's essay and a few random photos provide a subtle reminder of the joys of pet ownership.
Tagged with: pets, doggy day care
Movies & TV - Dec. 2, 2010
Late-night highlight of 2010
With all due respect to Jay, Dave, Jimmy K., the revamped Conan and everyone else, this was the best bit I saw on late-night TV this year.
Dining - Nov. 15, 2010
Bowled over
Few things are more enjoyable than a great bowl of soup, especially when the weather takes a slow turn toward winter.
Living - Nov. 7, 2010
Trying to see the light
The end of Daylight Savings Time is more than just a day to change batteries in the smoke detector. It's a day of reflection.
Sports - Oct. 31, 2010
Bucks, Brandon and Bango get some ESPN love
Bucks guard Brandon Jennings and mascot Bango are featured in a new promotional spot for ESPN.
Movies & TV - Oct. 22, 2010
Enjoying the Conan countdown
Mr. O'Brien's show debuts Nov. 8 on TBS, and the first week or two will be destination TV.
Tagged with: conan o'brien, team coco, tbs
Arts & Entertainment - Oct. 14, 2010
Gallery Night exhibit showcases County Stadium
As the Brewers prepare Miller Park for its 11th baseball season, Light Ideas Gallery showcases David Bernacchi's photos of County Stadium.
Movies & TV - Oct. 13, 2010
A triumph of the human spirit -- and TV
The rescue of the mine workers in Chile was one of those "stop surfing in your tracks" moments.
Tagged with: chile, mine workers, rescue, tv
Music - Oct. 7, 2010
Does rock and roll really melt your brain?
A simple snapshot of a Hall of Fame performer prompts the question -- why can't stars remember their own lyrics?
Music - Oct. 3, 2010
Farm Aid 25 was more than just music
While Live Aid is becoming a hazy '80s memory, the concert it spawned is chugging into its second quarter-century because the message is as important as the music.
Living - Sept. 28, 2010
Stuff that never happens to me, Vol. XXXVII
Talk to interesting and pseudo-famous people for a living is great work, but meeting celebrities at random is more fun.
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