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Lake Effect is a daily, two-hour magazine show that reflects the unique character of southeastern Wisconsin - whether it means in-depth series coverage of important issues, or interviews produced on-site to allow listeners an audio window into a place they've never been.

Lake Effect is a daily, two-hour magazine show that reflects the unique character of southeastern Wisconsin - whether it means in-depth series coverage of important issues, or interviews produced on-site to allow listeners an audio window into a place they've never been.
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Lake Effect is a daily, two-hour magazine show that reflects the unique character of southeastern Wisconsin - whether it means in-depth series coverage of important issues, or interviews produced on-site to allow listeners an audio window into a place they've never been.

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Episodes

Lake Effect Weekend: Rural School Closing, Bike-Friendly Cities, 'Jurassic World,' Ex Fabula

6/23/2018
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This weekend on Lake Effect : A New York Times reporter chronicles the end of the line for a rural elementary school in Arena, Wisconsin. Then, when we talk about making cities bike or pedestrian-friendly, are some people being left behind? Plus film contributor Ryan Jay discusses the latest in the Jurassic World franchise, and we’ll have this week’s edition of our storytelling series, Ex Fabula . Guests: Julie Bosman, New York Times national correspondent Jessica Wineberg, deputy...

Duration:00:52:59

Friday on Lake Effect: BioBlitz, Handcycling on Fit For You, 'My Son Wears Heels,' Bubbler Talk

6/21/2018
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Friday on Lake Effect : Learn why credentialed scientists and citizen scientists will fan out across a Madison park on Saturday. Then, a Milwaukee area man makes the case for why you should watch - or compete - in hand cycling in this month's Fit For You segment. Milwaukee native Julie Tarney writes a book sharing an unusual story for a parent of a transgendered child, and Bubbler Talk reveals the story of a Milwaukee beach icon from years past. Guests: Ellen Censky, Milwaukee Public...

Duration:00:50:55

Thursday on Lake Effect: Data Science, Wisconsin Cycling, 'Won't You Be My Neighbor'

6/20/2018
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Thursday on Lake Effect : A new partnership between Northwestern Mutual, UWM, and Marquette aims to put Milwaukee on the data science map. Then, a look at some of the people being left behind in the conversation about creating bike and pedestrian-friendly cities. Later, a local cyclist talks about what drew her to the Tour of America's Dairyland. And film contributor Dave Luhrssen explains why he believes 2018 is the perfect moment in history for a documentary about Mr. Rogers. Guests:...

Duration:00:52:59

Wednesday on Lake Effect: VA Mental Health Summit, Adult Braces, Royal Roost, Mason Bees

6/20/2018
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Wednesday on Lake Effect : The 6th annual VA Mental Health Summit takes place at the UWM Student Union this Saturday. We learn why the Zablocki VA Medical Center and UWM make such good partners in providing veterans with both health and educational services. Then, as the trend of raising backyard chickens grows in Milwaukee, one local business owner has made it her mission to help. Lake Effect essayist Marnie Mamminga gets braces - at 65, and a new children’s book examines a lesser known,...

Duration:00:50:25

Tuesday on Lake Effect: Wisconsin Redistricting Analysis, Rural School Closure, 'The P.S. Wars'

6/19/2018
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Tuesday on Lake Effect : One national analyst shares his insights into yesterday’s ruling from the Supreme Court on the Wisconsin redistricting case. Then, a New York Times reporter chronicles the end of the line for a rural Wisconsin elementary school. Mount Mary University teams with two area community colleges to increase the number of bachelor’s degree nurses in the region, and Milwaukee writer Geoff Carter explains the catalyst for his first novel, The P.S. Wars. Guests: Dave Daley,...

Duration:00:50:59

Monday on Lake Effect: The Catholic Church & the LGBT Community, How Did You Do That?, Lindsay Lou

6/18/2018
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Monday on Lake Effect : A Jesuit priest lays out his case for why LGBT people should play important roles in the Catholic Church. Then our How Did You Do That? segment on innovation and entrepreneurship features a man who has headed his company through three sales to private equity firms. Plus Michigan native Lindsay Lou and her band forge into almost uncharted territory, marrying two sounds that aren’t usually associated. Guests: Fr. James Martin, author, Building a Bridge How Did You Do...

Duration:00:52:59

Lake Effect Weekend: Redistricting, 'Paris By the Book,' Radio Chipstone, Ex Fabula

6/16/2018
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This weekend on Lake Effect : We have a refresher course on the redistricting case before the US Supreme Court and what could happen if the court rules in favor of Wisconsin and Maryland. Writer Liam Callanan shares the backstory of his latest novel, Paris By the Book , and essayist Linda Flashinski consideres one of the lingering gifts her father gave her. Radio Chipstone explores an exhibit of Japanese prints from the early 20th Century and we have the latest Father's Day edition of our...

Duration:00:51:59

Friday on Lake Effect: Michael Tucker & Jill Eikenberry, Tour of America's Dairyland, Edoardo Ponti

6/14/2018
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Friday on Lake Effect : Husband and wife, actors Michael Tucker and Jill Eikenberry talk about their careers and their Wisconsin roots. We learn how the Tour of America’s Dairyland has become a race of international prominence. A filmmaker turns poet in a new book written as letters to his unborn daughter, and Bubbler Talk takes a look at the Milwaukee breakwater. Guests: Michael Tucker & Jill Eikenberry, actors Tom Schuler and Bill Koch, Tour of America's Dairyland Edoardo Ponti, author,...

Duration:00:51:56

Thursday on Lake Effect: Autism Research, Preserve Our Parks, MREA Energy Fair, Pfister Narrator

6/13/2018
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Thursday on Lake Effect : A local scientist explains his unique approach to autism research and how it differs from most other labs. Then, a local group advocates for a stable funding source for Milwaukee County's parks. Later, why excitement over an environmental event in Custer, Wisconsin, is building around Wisconsin. Then, a visit with Anna Lardinois, the Pfister Hotel's 11th Narrator-in-Residence. Guests: Ari Rosenberg, 2018 Shaw Scientist Awards recipient Jim Goulee and Pat Jursik,...

Duration:00:50:52

Wednesday on Lake Effect: Special Elections, Redistricting, Door County Mystery, Coffee Cantata

6/13/2018
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Wednesday on Lake Effect : We have analysis of yesterday’s special election results, and get a refresher course on the redistricting case before the US Supreme Court. Later, we learn why people have started raising bees and chickens in a an urban environment like Milwaukee. Mystery novelist Patricia Skalka talks about the surprise inspiration for her latest Door County mystery, and we have a preview of this Friday's performance of JS Bach's Coffee Cantata from Great Lakes Baroque. Guests:...

Duration:00:53:01

Tuesday on Lake Effect: New Parks Director, Old Car Features, Superfans

6/12/2018
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Tuesday on Lake Effect : We talk with Guy Smith, newly named as the permanent head of Milwaukee County's parks department, about his vision for what's termed the "crown jewels" of the county. Later, our automotive contributors look back at the kinds of features that used to be offered on cars, and what we might expect in the years to come. And we'll find out what makes some sports fans cross the line from fandom to obsession. Guests: Guy Smith, Milwaukee County Parks Mark Savage and Dan...

Duration:00:52:29

Monday on Lake Effect: The Lake Express Ferry, Nobel Prize Winner Ben Feringa, 'Raising the Dad'

6/11/2018
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Monday on Lake Effect : We take a trip on the Lake Express Ferry to speak with its founder, who will retire at the end of this season after nearly two decades of leading the effort. Later, we talk nanotechnology with a Nobel Prize winner. Wauwatosa writer Tom Matthews shares his latest novel, Raising the Dad , plus hear an in-studio performance by Milwaukee's Buffalo Gospel. Guest: Ken Szallai, Lake Express Ferry Ben Feringa, University of Groningen Tom Matthews, author, Raising the Dad...

Duration:00:51:55

Lake Effect Weekend: Expungement Law Reform, PrideFest, Ex Fabula

6/9/2018
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This weekend on Lake Effect : We learn how reform to Wisconsin's expungement law could make the difference for jobless people in the Milwaukee area. Then, how Milwaukee's PrideFest offers local LGBTQ artists a chance to show off the creativity of the community. Plus, we whey our picnic food options with our cheese contributor and have the latest edition of our storytelling series, Ex Fabula. Guests: Joe Peterangelo, senior researcher, Wisconsin Policy Forum Kewii, musician; Sarah Tybring,...

Duration:00:52:59

Friday on Lake Effect: FoxConn & Eminent Domain, Battling Parkinson's, 'West Side Story' at the MSO

6/8/2018
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Friday on Lake Effect : As the village of Mount Pleasant continues its fight for rights over private properties in the footprint of FoxConn, we look at how the situation stacks up to other cases of eminent domain. Then, why a group of Parkinson’s Disease patients is gathering in a boxing gym in West Allis. And as the MSO prepares to perform West Side Story as the film plays above their heads, concertmaster Frank Almond and his brother, percussionist Cliff Almond, explain a few of the...

Duration:00:51:58

Thursday on Lake Effect: Reforming Expungement Laws, Poor Farm Cemetery Project, Pridefest

6/6/2018
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Thursday on Lake Effect : A look at how reforming Wisconsin’s expungement law could make a big difference for jobless people in the Milwaukee area. Then, what the Milwaukee County Poor Farm Cemetery Project is doing to learn more about the people buried in public lots. Later, how Milwaukee's PrideFest offers local LGBTQ artists a chance to show off the creativity of the community. Plus, Milwaukee Magazine’s Carole Nicksin shares the magazine’s annual city guide issue and offers her top 10...

Duration:00:52:52

Tuesday on Lake Effect: Wisconsin Democrats, Fatherhood, Guitar Whiz

6/6/2018
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Tuesday on Lake Effect : Why Democrats in Wisconsin say the climate is right for them to succeed in midterm elections this fall. Later, writer David McGlynn explores becoming a dad and becoming a Wisconsinite in his new memoir. And an in-studio performance from the amazing fingerstyle guitarist Calum Graham. Guests: Martha Laning, Wisconsin Democratic Party David McGlynn, author, One Day You'll Thank Me Calum Graham, Canadian guitarist, singer-songwriter

Duration:00:52:25

Monday on Lake Effect: Harley Davidson Engines, Piano Arts, On That Note, Axe Throwing

6/4/2018
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Monday on Lake Effect : A look at the revamped exhibit at the Harley-Davidson Museum, showcasing an iconic sound of Milwaukee summers. Later, Piano Arts jurist and Chopin specialist Ann Schein says it’s tough to be an aspiring classical musician these days. Cellist Robert Cohen says it’s fulfilling to be a teacher, though, especially when working with older adult students. And forget bowling - how axe-throwing might become Milwaukee’s next favorite pastime. Guests: Kristen Jones and Bill...

Duration:00:51:55

Friday on Lake Effect: Physician Burnout, Pride Month, Paper Holland

6/1/2018
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Friday on Lake Effect : A Milwaukee area neurologist looks for the root causes of physician burnout in the 21st Century, and offers his prescription for curing the problem. Later, as Pride Month begins, LGBTQ historian Michail Takach tells us how Walker’s Point became a center of gay life and culture in Milwaukee. And we hear selections from the new album by the Milwaukee band Paper Holland that channels a summertime, tropical feel. Guests: Dr. Bhupendra Khatri, author Michail Takach,...

Duration:00:52:58

Tuesday on Lake Effect: The Start of NPR, 'How Did You Do That' Podcast, Cartoonist Paul Noth

5/29/2018
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Tuesday on Lake Effect : We talk with Wisconsin native Bill Siemering. He's one of the people who shaped NPR and its signature show, All Things Considered , and learn about the formative days of the network. Later, our How Did You Do That? podcast examines the business of investing in business. And cartoonist - and Milwaukee native - Paul Noth says Charles Schulz’s Peanuts was like the gateway drug for him and others in his generation. Guests: Bill Siemering, Wyncote Foundation John...

Duration:00:52:54

Monday on Lake Effect: 'Color of Law,' CPR Training, 'The Underground Railroad'

5/28/2018
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Monday on Lake Effect : A new book looks at how the U.S. government subsidized segregation in cities throughout the country. Then, a local cardiologist explains why there are some things more vital to his practice than research. Plus, the Pulitzer-prize winning author of The Underground Railroad discusses why he refused to sanitize the brutal reality of American slavery. Guests: Richard Rothstein, author, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America Jim...

Duration:00:52:55