A Milwaukee Day ode to Bob Uecker

This story was originally published in 2016.There's a picture, taken in 1964, of Bob Uecker playing a tuba. It's moments before the second game of the '64 World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and th...

Notes from the beginning of a pandemic

A version of this article originally appeared on our Patreon in March 2021. Want to support Milwaukee Record and get exclusive articles and podcasts? Click HERE. Thanks!I don't know if it's possible to pin ...

Welcome to 2022. I hate it

Hi. It's January 4, 2022. We're four days into a sparkling, glistening, still-has-that-new-year-smell new year. Twenty-twenty-two! It has a nice ring, doesn't it? Here we go!I hate it already.This post ...

The ghost of Grand Avenue (again)

A version of this article originally appeared on our Patreon. Want to support Milwaukee Record and get exclusive articles and podcasts? Click HERE. Thanks!It's hard to say when my writing career began. (I'l...

Taped Music Review: Turning My Luck Around

Yup! I did the thing again. Before I get into this year's review of Taped Music (formerly known as "Pre-Recorded Music"), though, I want to share an excerpt from my 2019 installment of this recurring Summerfest...

I did not handle this well

One year ago today, I wrote an article called "I am not handling this well." In it, I shared my fears and anxieties surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. That pandemic was eight days old."I am not handling th...