Christopher Schmidt wins Battle Royale IV title

Almost two weeks ago, approximately 30 comedians from Milwaukee (and a few from Madison) stacked their material against one another while participating in Caste Of Killers' fourth annual Battle Royale. After th...

Help save the Frosty Mug

Since early 2008, the Frosty Mug has been an everyday part of each weekday for a sizable segment of Brewers fans. But without some help, the trusted daily treasure trove of Brew Crew news could cease by year's ...

Double Vision: Will Rose plays musical chairs

The side project isn't a new phenomenon. At a time in which more bands than ever are active, and there are perpetually more descriptors being placed either before or after genre-narrowing hyphens than the pr...

Chris Chuzles breathes new life into Hot Coffin

This time last year, Chris Chuzles (second from left) was preparing to say goodbye to Disguised As Birds, the decade-old Milwaukee rock band he fronted. Not longer after the release of the band's outstanding sw...

First Impression: Uncanny Soup Co.

As one of easiest foods to prepare, among the least expensive meals to purchase, and one of the few edibles whose prepackaged store-bought version can be remarkably close in quality to many restaurant rendition...

12 funny comics: Battle Royale IV heads to finals

This week’s trio of preliminary rounds in the fourth annual Caste Of Killers Battle Royale saw close to 30 comedians taking the stage at three combined venues in as many nights to pit their funniest five minute...