When Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker proposed repealing collective bargaining for public workers in 2011, or as he put it, “dropped the bomb,” he knew there would be a backlash. Even Walker though had to be surprised at the ferocity and intensity of the protests his Act 10 unleashed. What started as a Teaching Assistants Association […]
This Week On Mel & Floyd: Impromptu Pledge Ticket and Kidney Giveaway, 10 out of 10 Sycophants agree Cheeto Bonito is doing a great Job, Hamilton Surprisingly Accurate, Seats In the Irish Section, plus even more razzle to top our dazzle as Mel & Floyd warm up for the Wisconsin Film Festival!!
The 2017 Wisconsin Film Festival will be running from March 30 to April 6. We’ve got three writers leading the preview coverage for Tone Madison—Mark Riechers, Grant Phipps, and Chris Lay. Grant is also covering the festival a bit for the madison film site LakeFrontRow. As in years past, previewing the festival means choking down a lot […]
Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon and LakeFrontRow editor David Klein discuss the conflicting roles that state and local pride play in the local arts and culture conversation. A panel at this year’s Wisconsin Film Festival prompted Klein to write that “State connections are the start of the Wisconsin film conversation, not the subject.” To put it another way: […]
This Week On Mel & Floyd: It’s The Yearly Wisconsin Film Festival Sojourn to The Four Star Video (Purgatory) Heaven Cooperative! Join 4 Star Worker Owners: Specs, Cleveland, Beardie, and Clown Hair and get the Low Down on Movies, Video Rentals and the Wisconsin Film Festival!
Morning Buzz host Jonathan Zarov interviews award-winning, Austin-based, filmmaker, Steve Mims, whose new film, Starving the Beast: The Battle to Disrupt and Reform America’s Public Universities, is screening at the Wisconsin Film Festival. Wednesday Apr 20 at 6:00 PM at the Barrymore Theatre Thursday Apr 21 at 2:45 PM at the Sundance Cinema Starving the […]