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3:52 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Guide Explores Milwaukee's 'Cosmo Corner'

Travel writer Tom Pilarzyk explores Milwaukee's "cosmo corner."
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Lake Effect's Nathan Royster interviews travel guide writer Tom Pilarzyk.

For those of you who think you know Milwaukee pretty well, Tom Pilarzyk would like to challenge that notion.

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Arts & Culture
1:44 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Nickelodeon's Creators, Actors 'Explain It All' In New Oral History

One of the many iterations of the Nickelodeon channel's logo donned the doors to Nickelodeon studios in California.
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Lake Effect's Eleanor Peterson interviews author Mathew Klickstein on the history of Nickelodeon.

From the Sprout Network to Nick Jr., there are a lot of options out there in kids' television programming.

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Arts & Culture
4:04 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Novel Shines New Light on Real Life 19th Century Murderer

Hannah Kent's novel is called "Burial Rites."
Credit Nicholas Purcell photo

Writer Hannah Kent talks about her novel, "Burial Rites," with Lake Effect's Mitch Teich.

Australian writer Hannah Kent traveled about as far away from home as she could as a teenage exchange student: Iceland.

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Arts & Culture
4:26 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Barracuda in the Attic: Growing Up With a Literary Lion

Memoir by Kipp Friedman

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich talks with writer Kipp Friedman.

The writer Bruce Jay Friedman was known to many in the 1960s, ‘70s, and 80’s for novels such as Stern, stage plays such as Scuba Duba, and screenplays such as Stir Crazy, Splash and The Lonely Guy.

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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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