Mike Brenner vs. Milwaukee

//Last month, upstart beer baron and longtime provocateur Mike Brenner (you may know him from such films as The Great Bronze Fonz Dust-Up Of 2007) stayed true to his shit-starting ways by penning a doozy o...

Rusty P’s push the plot of local hip-hop

The tale of Milwaukee hip-hop is a largely unappreciated work. It’s one that’s often overshadowed by more voluminous renderings regarding the subject of similarly sized Midwestern markets. After a great deal of...

Tracklist: 9 excessive drink garnishes

//Lately, your Facebook feed has undoubtedly been cluttered with eulogies for Robin Williams, reactions to the abuse of power in Missouri, and videos of people courageously dousing their head with cold wat...

Galactic Cannibal goes out screaming

There’s something special about two ingredients that have no business even being in the same neighborhood of one another combining to result in something great. Remember that month in 2008 when self-respecting ...

My all-Milwaukee Mile Of Music

As I’m prone to sliding into posts from time-to-time, I grew up in the Fox Cities. For almost 20 years of my life, I had an Appleton mailing address. It’s a great place, but there always seemed to be a lack of ...

Tracklist: 10 dubious Milwaukee listicle appearances

If there’s one thing Milwaukee is good at, it’s appearing on dopey online lists—or “listicles,” if you’re nasty. Yes, there’s something about the Brew City that makes it a perennial go-to name for lists of 10 C...

Mile Of Music: A Milwaukee Visitor’s Guide

By most accounts, last year's inaugural Mile Of Music was an encouraging, if not successful, festival that brought 100 acts to downtown Appleton. The sleepy northeast Wisconsin hub that was largely devoid of es...