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Should managers get a Hall of Fame asterisk, too?

Published July 25, 2014

This morning, like many of you, I heard retired baseball manager Tony LaRussa on NPR's "Morning Edition" talking about his induction this weekend in the the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. He suggested Mark McGwire should be inducted into the Hall of Fame but with an asterisk. As a manager who benefited from McGwire's performance, should LaRussa's plaque have an asterisk, too?

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Lesson: Don't use buzzes and tones when it isn't an emergency

Published March 6, 2014

On Monday, the FCC levied fines against Viacom, NBC Universal and ESPN for around $2 million for airing a TV spot with the movie trailer for "Olympus Has Fallen" last year. The trailer used tones that sounded very much like the ones used for emergency alerts.

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Nomadic folk duo Blessed Feathers wanders its way into the spotlight

Published Feb. 26, 2014

"Peaceful Beasts in an Ocean of Weeds," the debut album from the folk duo Blessed Feathers, was mostly inspired by places they had lived in. The Wisconsin group only continued to add places to its list, thanks to a two-year span that's seen its members go nomadic, release a new full-length album, build buzz and find themselves the cause of controversy on NPR. It's been quite a road, one that now leads to a show at The Pabst Theater Friday night.

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Short sketch comedies find home on Adult Swim

Published July 1, 2013

It's long been known that Cartoon Network isn't just for children. Just like public pools, the cable outlet has an Adult Swim, a time in the day that is set aside for adults.

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Milwaukee Talks: WUWM Executive Producer Mitch Teich

Published Jan. 30, 2013

Mitch Teich, the executive producer of WUWM's "Lake Effect," isn't a native Milwaukeean. In fact, he's traveled around the country building his radio resume, but for the past seven years, he's called Wisconsin his home. And it shows. The 43-year-old host of the local interview show has taken the time to become an expert in the issues he covers on "Lake Effect." Teich says his job is like taking a midterm exam on a different topic every day.

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