Jim Goronson may have been destined to become a brewmaster. His parents gave him a Mr. Beer homebrewing kit for his 29th birthday. He was already a beer connoisseur by then, favoring imports and American examples of what used to be called “microbrews.” After 13 years of brewing his own batches, Goronson turned pro, encouraged […]
Record Store Day 2016 is a celebration of all things vinyl and CD. This Saturday, Madison’s local record stores will be jamming with live music. Tony Castaneda and Chris Lay chat with Dave Zero of MadCity Music Exchange about why Record Store Day was created and the special events at each store.
Tony Castaneda hosts an insightful postmortem of the 2016 spring elections. His guests skillfully dissect every aspect of the election from Bernie Saunders’ success to Supreme Court campaign tactics to what Wisconsin Dems need to do to rebuild the party. Tony is joined by journalist and Madison alderperson Rebecca Kemble, Mike McCabe of Blue Jean […]
The Wisconsin Legislature has taken the extraordinary step of mandating that all Racine School Board positions be up for election on April 5. Aaron Eick, Vice President of the Racine Education Association, talks with Tony Castaneda about how this flows from Act 10 which stripped collective bargaining rights from teachers and other public employee unions. […]
Mike Basford, Chair of the Dane County Democratic Party talks with Tony Castaneda and Chris Lay about the presidential primary and spring elections coming up on April 5. They discuss the most recent Marquette poll, the pivotal state supreme court race, the presidential primary, local elections, and planning to make sure you can vote on […]
How many ways can Scott Walker and the Wisconsin Legislature wriggle out of accountability? Tony Castaneda and Capital Times reporter Katelyn Ferral count the ways. Ferral’s article, The ‘me-first’ session? analyzes the top 10 dodges from trying to carve exceptions in open records laws to abolishing the Government Accountability Board.