Duel Cheesehead Connection To Shotgun Lovesongs Novel

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Interestingly, there is a duel Cheesehead connection to the recently published Nickolas Butler debut novel “Shotgun Lovesongs”, that being that the author lives in Northern Wisconsin (in a rural area next door to a buffalo farm), and that the books cover photo was taken by, well, me, also from Wisconsin and a proud Cheesehead.  The … Continue reading

Milwaukee born John Ridley Wins Academy Award

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Milwaukee born John Ridley (who grew up in Mequon) won the Oscar this year for Best Screenplay based on a previous work for the film “Twelve Years A Slave”.  While many Wisconsin born talents have won Oscars over the years (Spencer Tracey, Orson Welles, Fredrich March to name but a few), it was nice to … Continue reading

Does That Make It His Eleventy-Squaredth Birthday? (Humor)

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Since Wisconsin does have an intimate and direct connection with Tolkien, Lord Of The Rings, and The Hobbit, that being the original manuscripts are permenantly archived at Marquette University, it only seems fitting to re-post this rather humorous  page from a fellow Cheesehead who’s site is well worth checking out for his sense of humor … Continue reading

Owning Fine Art Is Good For The Soul

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Our dear friend and fellow artist Christine Mount Kapp has entered the world of blogging and you should check it out.  Christine has interviewed for the documentary and will be involved in other aspects of it as we near completion in post-production. While her work is Americana, it speaks strongly of Wisconsin culture as well and … Continue reading

University of Wisconsin Press: For Any Book Lover From The Widwest.

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  UW Press: Located in Madison, Wisconsin, the University of Wisconsin Press, founded in 1936, publishes both books and journals. More than 1400 titles are currently in print, including books of general interest, scholarly books in the areas of African studies, autobiography, classical studies, creative non-fiction, film, environmental studies, human rights, Irish studies, Latin American … Continue reading

LAMBEAU LEAP: A Gridiron Romantic Comedy

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“LAMBEAU LEAP” Synopsis by John Mitchell Lambeau Leap is a comedy about a die-hard NFL football fan who takes his girlfriend on a romantic trip for a game at Lambeau Field only to have his secret halftime marriage proposal jeopardized by an old high school bully who torments the couple.  It’s about the love of … Continue reading

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