Dan Harmon

Lake Effect Producer

Dan Harmon has been with WUWM since the launch of At 10 in 1999. Now with Lake Effect, Dan is responsible for much of the technical side of producing a daily magazine show, from selecting the music that accompanies interviews, to the actual editing and mixing of the complete show. Dan can also be heard on air, interviewing guests on subjects ranging from movies to architecture.

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Arts & Culture
3:58 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Screenwriter Paul Attanasio on the Current State of the Film Industry

Paul Attanasio
Credit Milwaukee Film Festival

Lake Effect's Dan Harmon chats with Paul Attanasio.

Tomorrow evening, the Milwaukee Film Festival will host an evening with Paul Attanasio. In this city, Attanasio may be best known for being the brother of Milwaukee Brewers owner Mark Attanasio, but his broader fame is as a screenwriter and producer.

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Arts & Culture
10:03 am
Tue October 1, 2013

New Novel Explores A Centuries-Old Conspiracy Theory About A Bavarian King

Oliver Pötzsch is the author of the new novel “The Ludwig Conspiracy.”

Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews author Oliver Pötzsch.

The Milwaukee Film Festival, which runs into next week features both films with local ties, and also internationally significant titles.

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Health & Science
5:27 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Can Science Explain the Benefits of Meditation?

Early morning meditation
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Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews Richard Davidson, a University of Wisconsin professor who studies the science of emotions.

Among the films being featured at this year's Milwaukee Film Festival is a documentary called “Free the Mind."

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Arts & Culture
3:54 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

To Tip Or Not to Tip? How Much is the Question

When deciding how much to tip, some customers go with "not at all."
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Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews dining contributor Ann Christenson.

Quickly – what’s 17 percent of $55.50?  Or maybe 20 percent? 

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Arts & Culture
12:25 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

12 Fall Flicks Not to Miss

The great movie line-up and the smell of popcorn will be bringing many people to movie theaters this fall.
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Lake Effect film contributor Dave Luhrssen reveals his top picks among fall films.

After a summer of what he calls "Dumb and Dumber” movies, film critic David Luhrssen is looking forward to fall's film line-up.

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Arts & Culture
4:51 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

PHOTOS: Skatepark Ramps Up Local Talent

The view inside the 4 Seasons Skatepark in Milwaukee
Dan Harmon, Nathan Royster

Lake Effect’s Dan Harmon and Nathan Royster go to Milwaukee's 4 Seasons Skatepark and speak with founder Neal Levin and operations manager Jeff Gozdowiak.

You'd never guess from its quiet, old red brick exterior that the Wisconsin Electric building off I-94 near Marquette University is full of fast-paced activity.

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Economy & Business
9:07 am
Thu September 12, 2013

PHOTOS: Train Cars Get New Life at Avalon Rail

Avalon Rail president June Garland offers an inside look at the company's West Allis train rehab shop.
Dan Harmon

Lake Effect's Dan Harmon takes us on a tour of Avalon Rail in West Allis.

Whether or not you are a rail fan, you might have noticed private rail cars attached to the end of a conventional train, or sitting on the tracks at the intermodal station in Milwaukee. 

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Education
2:41 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Amid Sagging Enrollment, High Schools Turn to Self-Promotion

How are schools marketing themselves to prospective students?
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Lake Effect's Dan Harmon speaks to Larry Sussman about schools' ad campaigns.

What's driving the heated competition for new high school students in Milwaukee?

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Transportation
11:24 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Wisconsin Eyes Amtrak Route Expansion

Amtrak's Hiawatha route runs from Milwaukee to Chicago's Union Station (pictured).
Credit Mitch Teich photo

Lake Effect's Dan Harmon talks with Matt van Hattem.

Scott Walker rose to the governor’s seat in a campaign that pledged – among other things – to kill plans for high-speed rail in Wisconsin. 

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Arts & Culture
4:46 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Indian-Inspired Cooking Puts Kick in 'Bland' Gluten-Free Diet

A new cookbook combines the flavors of Indian cooking with gluten-free recipes.
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Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews Milwaukee chef and author Alamelu Vaivaran.

For an increasing number of people in this country, Indian food plays a key role in their diet.  But at the same time, the number of people in this country who avoid gluten in their diet is growing, as well.

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