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A couple of years ago, Madison-based comedian and musician Nate Bjork released Bridge Party, an entire album of songs inspired by the three-season TV adaptation of Stephen King’s Under The Dome. The 13-song effort, which Bjork wrote as he watched his way through the show’s first season, covers Under The Dome’s basic plot points (“There’s […]
This week Sara shares a recipe from her last trip to Mexico for Pan de Elote (Mexican Cornbread). Think you’ve tried all the cornbread recipes imaginable? Not this one. Pan de Elote looks like cornbread and smells like cornbread, but it is not at all like cornbread. With a texture more like thick pudding, and silky […]
In her show Luminous Scores, on permanent display at the Madison Science Museum, artist Floor van de Velde uses video, sound, and optical illusions to try and make viewers question the act of perceiving. The show manages to pack a few immersive experiences into rather limited space. Visiting one installation, you’re in a room filled […]
Tonight, PNM aired a do-over of our show on weather satellites, specifically, the GOES-16 satellite, which will be up-and-running within a couple weeks. On December 15, 2016, WORT went “dark” on the radio, that is, not broadcasting, due to maintenance on the tower. However, PNM did record a show that also was web-streamed on the […]
Andrew and Mary Jo Borchardt discuss what it’s like in winter at their Five Green Acres homestead near Poynette, Wisc. Half their interview took place in front of their kitchen’s woodstove, the remainder in the barnyard. When they bought their farm, it came with a small clutch of chickens, which they refer to as their “gateway drug” for […]
A tragic night in Badger sports … Madison mourns President Kennedy … and hopscotching the decade for headlines.