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...

Milwaukee comedians prepare for battle

Milwaukee's stand-up comedy scene is usually overflowing with support. Comics are quick to collaborate and share stage time with anyone capable of cracking a joke in front of a group of people, and open mics ra...

Man catches extra point: The Mike Pantazis story

The Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears have one of the longest and most iconic rivalries in all of professional sports. Over the years, the match-up has yielded no shortage of memorable occurrences. Just looki...

Matt Werner finds validation, happiness on stage

Matt Werner’s introduction to stand-up came by less-than-flattering means. But now more than a year removed from his drunken, material-free introduction to the art form at an East Side open mic, he’s caught the...