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9 questions for the indie pop band MisterWives

Published Oct. 27, 2015

Before the Brooklyn-based indie pop band hits the Turner Hall Ballroom stage Wednesday night, OnMilwaukee chatted with drummer William Hehir about the group's blindingly fast start, writing its debut in a tree house of all places and that time he was starstruck by a "Breaking Bad" star.

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WITI-TV takes advantage of evening opportunities

Published March 6, 2015

In front of the television set, we may escape into a favorite program, catch up on what has been recorded, or seek more information on what is going on in our community. It's the latter that has propelled WITI-TV Fox 6 to the most-watched late night local news destination - surprising considering the traditional tide in broadcast history and that its nightly edition starts at 9 p.m.

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The popularity of Funko's Pop! Vinyls and why I can't stop collecting

Published March 4, 2015

I haven't seen anything like Funko's Pop! Vinyls before last August.They're only 3.75 inches tall when standing up. They have an oversized, nearly squared head with pupil-free black eyes, a tiny nose and no mouth. They look more so like anime characters than anything else. Over the course of the following six months, what started as a quick impulse purchase had that led into a near obsession of collecting these figures.

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66th Primetime Emmy Awards: the winners, losers and lack of surprises

Published Aug. 26, 2014

The running theme of last night's Primetime Emmys seemed to be: Hey, if you have already won an Emmy, we'll be giving you another one tonight. We promise. The lack of real surprises this year in the categories had me thinking: Who should've won instead? Who should've even been nominated? Well, for your entertainment and my own amusement, here are my picks.

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5 questions for 99.1 WMYX's Elizabeth Kay

Published Jan. 5, 2014

Co-host of the 99.1 WMYX Morning Mix, Elizabeth Kay, talks about her superstitions around the Packers, binge TV watching and whether or not she showers before her 5 a.m.-starting radio show.

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My Netflix resolution

Published Jan. 3, 2014

I decided to make a resolution I can actually keep, which is to use and watch Netflix this winter. See y'all in the spring.

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Looking back on a year of television addiction

Published Jan. 2, 2014

I undoubtedly spend more time watching TV than any other activity in my life. So as the calendar changes to another year, I found myself reflecting on the past year of my TV viewing.

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2013 picks: Andy Tarnoff

Published Dec. 5, 2013

2013 has been a good year to OnMilwaukee.com publisher and co-founder Andy Tarnoff. His family is healthy, his friends are (mostly) awesome, and business is great. And he did a lot of consuming. Here's what he enjoyed the most.

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WISN's Portia Young leaves TV for new PR role

Published Sept. 18, 2013

Portia Young, a former anchor and reporter at WISN-TV Ch. 12, announced last week that she's leaving the broadcast industry to become the new public relations manager in communications at Sargento.