Fast-Rising Wisconsin Band PHOX Reflects on a Big Year with More to Come in 2015

Six friends from Baraboo, Wisconsin are making waves in the independent music scene playing a fresh sound that’s made them a sought after band. Since releasing their self-titled debut with Partisan Records last summer, PHOX has shown up all over the place. That includes performances at South by Southwest, on Conan, VH1 and a European tour. […]

Relive the Legend – Stories from the 1967 Ice Bowl

Some football games we forget – even the big ones. Do you remember who won Super Bowl XLIV five years ago? But then there are football games that people still talk about decades later. The Ice Bowl is one of those legendary games. Every time there’s a somewhat cold football game, people bring up the […]

Fire in Frost – Discover the Debut Novel from Wisconsin Author Alicia Rades

Putting up with rejection has always been a big part of being a writer. Stephen King got so many rejection letters from publishers before he found success that he nailed them to the wall with a railroad spike. William Golding’s Lord of the Flies was rejected 20 different times. Even Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling […]

Meet the Insanely Creative Ryan Lowe – A Comedian With Lots of Ways to Make You Laugh

They say there’s more than one way to skin a cat – and the old saying is true of comedy in addition to cat-skinning. Some comics deliver one-liners and make wisecracks. Others tell long stories about their lives before delivering a punchline. Improv troupes work together, but most stand-ups work alone. Some comedians use props, […]

MobCraft Beer – Where You Help Choose What Gets Brewed

So you think your taste in beer is pretty eclectic do you? Here’s an option that’s for true craft beer aficionados only. Have you ever tried a craft brew made with Ghost Chili peppers? How about one using palm dates,  vanilla beans and that’s been aged in brandy barrels? What do you think might be […]

Local Comedians Get Ready to Roast Santa Claus

There are some good things about being on Santa’s “Naughty List.” The biggest being – that you really have nothing to lose. That’s why a group of stand-up comics from Northeast Wisconsin are getting together for a Roast of Santa Claus at the Green Room Lounge in De Pere. From Dean Martin’s Friar’s Club roasts […]

How the “Dirty Rotten Toy Drive” Uses Music to Help Make Christmas Bright

Before he trimmed his beard, local singer-songwriter Christopher Gold could’ve almost passed as a young version of Santa Claus…with a few extra tattoos and piercings. He lives in Appleton, not the North Pole. And he carries a guitar instead of a sack full of presents. But over the past several years, Gold has found his […]

10 Reasons Why Aaron Rodgers Should Host Saturday Night Live

We know Aaron Rodgers can perform on the football field. But how good would he be at performing in the most famous live show in television history? He can lead the Green Bay Packers in a comeback victory with less than a minute to play in the 4th quarter. But can he change costumes and […]

8 Signs You’ve Survived a Wisconsin Winter

Some of us love it. Some of us loathe it. However you feel about winter in Wisconsin – one thing is true for everyone… We all have to survive it! The sub-zero temperatures, dangerous driving conditions and boatloads of snow are just the big-picture problems. If you’ve learned to make it through Wisconsin winters without […]

17 Patriotic Stories of Wisconsin Military Veterans

This is one time of year when we stop and remember veterans of the U.S Military. It’s important to honor the brave men and women who’ve served our country. But how much do you really know about the history of notable service members from Wisconsin? We decided to take a closer look at some of […]