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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

Tuesday on Lake Effect: Across The Red and Blue Divide, 'Boy Erased', Vacation and Volunteering

11/20/2018
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Tuesday on Lake Effect : We listen to our Across the Red and Blue Divide discussion, recorded last week. Called "You've Voted: Now What?," the forum asked what bipartisanship looks like in a state divided almost exactly in half by ideology. We hear from the leaders of the Future Caucus; Wisconsin's only bipartisan legislative caucus. Then, a conversation about the new film, Boy Erased , and the controversial practice of gay conversion therapy, which seeks to convert homosexuals into...

Duration:00:52:55

Monday on Lake Effect: Great Lakes, How Did You Do That, 'Lullaby Road'

11/18/2018
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Monday on Lake Effect : A writer digs into some of the pressing issues facing the Great Lakes. Then, our business and entrepreneurship podcast features a conversation with the man who built Irish Fest. Plus, writer James Anderson discusses his latest novel, Lullaby Road . Guests: Kari Lydersen, writer How Did You Do That? James Anderson, author, Lullaby Road

Duration:00:52:55

Lake Effect Weekend: Combating Anti-Semitism, Dr. Merlin Tuttle, Ex Fabula

11/17/2018
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This weekend on Lake Effect : The rise of anti-Semitism is occuring around the world. We speak with the director of the American Jewish Committee's Berlin office about what they're seeing and responding to in Germany. Then we learn how scientist Merlin Tuttle has worked to change our perception of bats for almost 60 years. Plus we have the latest edition of our storytelling series Ex Fabula. Guests: Deidre Berger, AJC’s Berlin Ramer Institute for German-Jewish Relations director Merlin...

Duration:00:51:29

Friday on Lake Effect: Medical Humanities, 'The Next American City,' 'Miss Bennet,' Bubbler Talk

11/15/2018
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Friday on Lake Effect: A look at how the humanities - arts, philosophy and other non-science fields - benefits medical science. Then, the former mayor of Oklahoma City discusses why he believe the success of the country is linked to the success of mid-sized metropolitan areas. Then, we learn more about the play Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley on stage at the Milwaukee Rep. Plus, Bubbler Talk explores why there are no higher speed rails in Wisconsin. Guests: Jay Baruch, emergency room...

Duration:00:52:22

Thursday on Lake Effect: Milwaukee's Medicine Frontier, 'Lou Sullivan,' 'Those Who Knew'

11/15/2018
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Thursday on Lake Effect : Milwaukee Magazine reports from the frontiers of medicine, as it’s practiced in Milwaukee. Then as the nation celebrates Transgender Awareness Week, a Milwaukee author writes about a pioneering, but little-known activist in the LGBTQ community. Plus in the face of the real-life events of the Kanavaugh hearings, writer Idra Novey considers the very similar situation the protagonist in her new novel confronts. Guests: Rich Rovito, Milwaukee Magazine Brice Smith,...

Duration:00:52:59

Wednesday on Lake Effect: State Budget, Combating Anti-Semitism, 'The Harley-Davidson Story'

11/13/2018
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Wednesday on Lake Effect : The Wisconsin Policy Forum says the state will need a big increase in revenue to keep funding the programs it already supports. We take a look at the challenges of the budget as the state transitions to new gubernatorial leadership. Then, how German society of today compares to the rise of Nazism in the 1930s. Plus a new book tells the history of Harley Davidson in a distinctive way, and Stacy DeKeyser’s recent middle-grade novel is based in part on her dad’s...

Duration:00:52:55

Tuesday on Lake Effect: 'Not A Crime To Be Poor,' Bat Conservation, Women on Corporate Boards

11/12/2018
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Tuesday on Lake Effect : A Supreme Court ruling keeps courts from sending people to prison because they can’t afford fines, but how is that standard applied? Peter Edelman, former policy advisor to Sen. Robert Kennedy, looks at the issue in his book, Not a Crime to Be Poor: The Criminalization of Poverty in America . Later, Merlin Tuttle’s work on bats and changing perceptions of them has led from Milwaukee to Texas, and around the world. He discusses his almost 60 years of work. Plus, why...

Duration:00:52:29

Monday on Lake Effect: Kohler Golf Course, Remembering Devah Pager, 'The Winter Soldier'

11/12/2018
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Monday on Lake Effect : A look at a new report which says DNR employees were pressured to approve a controversial golf course in Kohler. Then, we remember pioneering sociologist Devah Page, who did groundbreaking work in Milwaukee. Later, we explore how Germans were treated in Milwaukee during the World Wars. Plus, writer and psychiatrist Daniel Mason talks about his latest novel The Winter Soldier. Guests: Sarah Whites-Koditschek, Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism Devah Pager,...

Duration:00:51:58

Lake Effect Weekend: The Role Of The POLIN Museum, Radio Chipstone, Constellations, Ex Fabula

11/10/2018
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This weekend on Lake Effect : The curator of a museum of Polish-Jewish history talks about the fundamental difference between patriotism and nationalism . Astronomy contributor Jean Creighton shares the story of constellations and Radio Chipstone features artists with disabilities who sell their work as a way to generate income and foster independence. Plus, we have the latest in our storytelling series, Ex Fabula. Guests: Barbara Kirschenblatt-Gimblett, chief curator for the POLIN Museum of...

Duration:00:51:55

Friday on Lake Effect: UN Global Impact, Islands of Brilliance, 'The Design of Childhood'

11/9/2018
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Friday on Lake Effect : A former diplomat makes the case for the ongoing importance of the United Nations. Then, a local group discusses their goal of improving the employment outlook for Milwaukeeans with autism spectrum disorders. Later, the author of The Design of Childhood explains how she believes design impacts children and the adults they become. Plus, Bubbler Talk answers a question about Milwaukee's hockey destiny. Guests: Sheba Crocker, vice president for Humanitarian Program...

Duration:00:52:25

Thursday on Lake Effect: Carolina Story, Canada's Shreem, Lindsay Lou

11/7/2018
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Thursday on Lake Effect : In an all-music show for today, we find out how a South Dakota and an Arkansas native came together to form a group called Carolina Story. We feature an in studio performance by Canada’s Shreem - a unique mix of fiddle tunes, hip hop, house, and beats. Plus Michigan native Lindsay Lou and her band forge into almost uncharted territory, marrying two sounds that aren’t usually associated: bluegrass and soul. Guests: Ben and Emily Roberts, Carolina Story Jay Andrews,...

Duration:00:52:59

Wednesday on Lake Effect: Unpacking the Midterm Elections

11/7/2018
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Wednesday on Lake Effect : November’s midterm elections changed the balance of power here in Wisconsin. Tony Evers was elected the Governor of Wisconsin, unseating two-term Republican Scott Walker in a neck-and-neck race. Tammy Baldwin sweeped the U.S. Senate race, Republican Bryan Steil won Pual Ryan's Wisconsin Congressional seat, and Republican U.S. Rep. incumbent Glenn Grothman retained what was called the most competitive seat in Wisconsin's 6th Congressional District. To conclude the...

Duration:00:50:59

Tuesday on Lake Effect: Rising Prison Population, 'The First Patient,' 'Cymbeline,' On That Note

11/6/2018
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Tuesday on Lake Effect : A look at Wisconsin's rising prison population and the effect it could have on the state budget. Then, Milwaukee documentarian Chip Duncan discusses his latest film, an ambitious effort to capture the experience of first-year medical students in a gross anatomy course. Later, a preview of UWM Theatre's production of Shakespeare's Cymbeline and a conversation with cellist Robert Cohen. Guests: David Callender, Wisconsin Policy Forum Chip Duncan, filmmaker, The First...

Duration:00:51:29

Monday on Lake Effect: Gubernatorial Debate

11/5/2018
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Monday on Lake Effect : A look back at the final Wisconsin gubernatorial debate, originally recorded Oct. 26 at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Democrat Tony Evers and Republican Scott Walker have been neck and neck in the polls, leading up to the midterm elections tomorrow. The debate is moderated by Lake Effect's Mitch Teich, along with Charles Benson and Shannon Sims of Today's TMJ4 .

Duration:00:58:51

Lake Effect Weekend: Art & Criminal Justice, Judd Apatow, 'Belichick' Biography, Ex Fabula

11/3/2018
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This weekend on Lake Effect : A symposium on the relationship between art and criminal justice reform takes place in Milwaukee this weekend. Keynote speaker, Christian Viveros-Fauné, discusses how art and social issues inform each other. Then, director, writer, and comedian Judd Apatow reflects on the challenges of returning to stand up. Later, writer Ian O’Connor talks about his new book on football coach Bill Belichick. Plus, the latest in our storytelling series, Ex Fabula . Guests:...

Duration:00:52:52

Friday on Lake Effect: Hollywood Blacklist, 'The San Quentin Project,' Bubbler Talk

11/1/2018
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Friday on Lake Effect : An exhibit at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee explores the life-altering impacts of the Communist blacklists and how it transformed Hollywood. Then, a look at the "San Quentin Project," on exhibit at the Milwaukee Art Museum. Wisconsin novelist Amy Reichert discusses her latest novel, a generational tale featuring a woman, her aging mother, and rebellious daughter. Plus, the latest edition of Bubbler Talk . Guests: Ellie Gettinger, education director, Jewish Museum...

Duration:00:52:57

Thursday on Lake Effect: Fact-Checking in 2018, POLIN Museum, '1,000 Books To Read Before You Die'

10/31/2018
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Thursday on Lake Effect : The national editor of PolitiFact discusses the challenges of fact-checking in 2018. Later, the curator of a museum of Polish-Jewish history talks about the fundamental difference between patriotism and nationalism. Plus, author Jim Mustich explores some transformative literature in his book 1,000 Books To Read Before You Die. Guests: Angie Holan, editor, PolitiFact Barbara Kirschenblatt-Gimblett, chief curator, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews Avi Lank,...

Duration:00:52:59

Wednesday on Lake Effect: 'Informed Voter', Voter ID, Germany After Merkel, Suffragette's Daughter

10/31/2018
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Wednesday on Lake Effect : Our Informed Voter series tackles a big picture question about why next week’s elections are so important - one reporter says it's partly because they’ll help us understand 2016. Then, we get a first-hand view of what it takes to get an ID to vote. We speak with the New York Times ' Berlin correspondent about the end of the Merkel era in Germany, and learn about the legacy of growing up in a house where mom was a suffragette. Guests: Craig Gilbert, The Milwaukee...

Duration:00:52:55

Tuesday On Lake Effect: Reflections On Anti-Semitism, 'Funding Feminism,' 'Bad Reputation'

10/29/2018
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Tuesday on Lake Effect : A Jewish activist from Milwaukee reflects on the challenge of anti-Semitism in this country. Then we learn what spurred women of means in the suffrage era to become philanthropists. Plus a Milwaukee native talks about managing the archives of rock star Joan Jett and her label, Blackheart Records. Guests: Elana Kahn, director of the Jewish Community Relations Council Joan Marie Johnson, author, Funding Feminism: Monied Women, Philanthropy, and the Women’s Movement,...

Duration:00:52:50

Monday on Lake Effect: 'Interior States,' Courage MKE, Milwaukee Bucks History

10/29/2018
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Monday on Lake Effect : Wisconsin writer Meghan O’Gieblyn sees a lot of nostalgic tension playing out in this part of the country, which she explores in her essay collection, Interior States . Then, a local non-profit seeks to help LGBTQ youth in Milwaukee by providing what they lack: a home. Plus, a Milwaukee sports writer takes his basketball knowledge to the next level to give us all a must-know list of Milwaukee Bucks stories. Guests: Meghan O'Gieblyn, author, Interior States Brad...

Duration:00:52:55