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Milwaukeeans who should be famous, Part 2

Published Feb. 23, 2012

After I did it a couple of months ago, I had a lot of people who I met on the street tell me how much they appreciated my "Milwaukee people who should be famous" column. As I am always interested in making people happy (insert laughter here) here comes "They should be famous, Part II." And again, this list is not comprehensive. It's just a few people who should be getting more fame than they've gotten. Some I know, some I don't.

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Take me to work with you

Published Sept. 18, 2011

OnMilwaukee.com has a about a dozen articles that are a part of a series called "Shift Switch," which involves the writers taking a "shift" at a job that is very different from our usual editorial gig and then writing about the experience.

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Grassel-Jensen duo's CD debut taped at brunch gig

Published March 18, 2010

It seems like yesterday that Milwaukee jazz guitarist Jack Grassel and his wife, singer Jill Jensen, launched their residency at St. Francis' Carleton Grange Pub. But they celebrate the release of the "Live at the Carleton Grange Pub" CD as they mark their third anniversary performing at the venue's Sunday brunch.

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Shift Switch: Magician's assistant

Published Feb. 4, 2010

My "shift" as magician David Seebach's assistant didn't go exactly as planned. My original goal was to get sawed in halves on stage, but because I am a tad too tall for the trick, Seebach levitated me instead. Now, I can't shake the words of Grandmaster Flash's "White Lines" out of my head ... "get higher, baby, and don't ever come down."

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Family Weekend Roundup: Nov. 27-29, 2009

Published Nov. 26, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving, Milwaukee parents. Here are a bunch of family-focused events that might tickle your fancy, including the lighting of a whale, skateboarding elves and a lovable, high-voiced Muppet.