In case you missed it …

My appearance on “Sunday Insight with Charlie Sykes” on WTMJ-TV in Milwaukee can be seen here. The show featured breaking news (Herb Kohl’s upcoming retirement, which pushed school choice off the agenda) and a guest who forgot to take off his visitor name tag before the open. (That’s called a “continuity error” in film.) The […]

After Kohl

U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl (D–Wisconsin) announced Friday that four terms in the U.S. Senate was enough. (Which means you can ignore this.) Kohl was in the Senate for four terms, you ask? How can you tell? Part of me says I shouldn’t be critical of Kohl for two reasons. First, he did put up $25 […]

Presty the DJ for May 16

Today in 1980, Brian May of Queen collapsed while onstage. This was due to hepatitis, not, one assumes, the fact that Paul McCartney released his “McCartney II” album the same day. Today’s rock music birthdays start with someone who will never be associated with rock music: Liberace, born in West Allis today in 1919. Actual […]