Lake Effect

Airs Weekdays at 10 am & Weekends at 3 pm

Lake Effect, WUWM’s locally-produced magazine program, covers a lot of ground, focusing on your neighbors and your issues. From discussing politics and the economy to spotlighting Wisconsin authors and musicians, Lake Effect goes beyond the headlines. Join the Lake Effect team as they open a window onto life in Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin.

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Lake Effect
1:20 am
Thu July 11, 2013

Full Episode: Thursday, July 11, 2013

Thursday on Lake Effect: 

As Harley prepares to celebrate its 110th anniversary, it works to appeal to a broader audience. Rich Rovito talks about Harley’s  evolving fortunes. Then, the Optimist Theatre opens As You Like It in their new home in Kadish Park. We talk with the director and star. A new documentary focuses on the world, and the appeal, of early American circuses, and Milwaukee writer Dean Jensen’s new book spotlights rise and fall of two circus superstars.

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Lake Effect
12:00 am
Wed July 10, 2013

Full Episode: July 10, 2013

Wednesday on Lake Effect:

A coalition is seeking greater transparency in Waukesha’s efforts to tap into Lake Michigan water. Later, what we can learn about collaboration from the work of inventor Thomas Edison; a filmmaker and Milwaukee native searches for the meaning of life at the Burning Man Festival in Nevada; and we’ll hear from the new CD by the Milwaukee-based Jason Seed Stringtet.

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Lake Effect
3:08 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Full Episode: Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Tuesday on Lake Effect:

A Minnesota bounty hunter gives us his take on the future of that profession in Wisconsin. Then, a Milwaukee psychiatrist reflects on his years in the field in a new memoir that combines anecdotes with poetry. We’ll travel to Napa Valley to learn about the wine industry’s largest and most successful fundraiser, and meet a Sheboygan entrepreneur whose lip balm company is making a name for itself.

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Lake Effect
12:00 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Full Episode: Monday, July 8, 2013

Monday on Lake Effect:

We look at the issues facing national forests with the woman in charge of the eastern region. Then, author Wes Moore talks about the diverging paths taken by him and another Baltimore native named Wes Moore. An etiquette coach wants to take the Golden Rule one step further. And a new book offers advice for those who would use their bicycles to burn fat.

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Lake Effect
3:49 pm
Fri July 5, 2013

Full Episode: Friday, July 5, 2013

Friday on Lake Effect:

Note:  Lake Effect was pre-empted on July 4th by the Capitol Steps.

Writer Michael Pollan talks about the promise of the local foods movement – but also his concerns about it.  Later, we’ll travel to Wild Wisconsin with nature and travel writer Candace Gaukel Andrews – and learn what sorts of wildlife we can see this time of year.  Plus, what some of the state’s earliest settlers demanded of their gardens.  And we’ll meet novelist Benjamin Lytal and learn about his critically acclaimed novel, A Map of Tulsa.

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