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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: New WI Superintendent, Ambulance Diversion, Radio Chipstone, Ex Fabula

1/19/2019
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This weekend on Lake Effect : Wisconsin's new education superintendent recalls the experience of integrating a school in Mississippi when she was young, and discusses her plans and priorities for schools across the state. Then a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel investigation digs into the impact of hospitals diverting ambulances from their emergency rooms and what causes it. Plus we have the latest episodes of Radio Chipstone and our storytelling series Ex Fabula. Guests: Carolyn Stanford...

Duration:00:50:59

Friday on Lake Effect: 'I Contain Multitudes' Exhibit, 'Mettle and Honor' Book, Bubbler Talk

1/17/2019
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Friday on Lake Effect : A look at the immigrant experience as explored by a new art exhibit at MIAD. Then, journalist Mark Concannon talks about his new book, a compilation of stories about Wisconsin veterans. Later, a sneak preview of the so-called “super blood wolf” lunar eclipse, happening this Sunday. We visit the first sports arena in the world engineered to be safe for birds flying by. Plus, Bubbler Talk looks for the answer to an intimate question about a Milwaukee street name....

Duration:00:52:59

Thursday on Lake Effect: Ambulance Diversion, Today's Family Car, Driveway Thriftdwellers

1/17/2019
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Thursday on Lake Effect : The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel launches an investigation into the practice of ambulance diversion. We speak with a reporter behind the project. Our auto contributors tackle whatever happened to the idea of the station wagon as the family car? Plus we have an in-studio session with the Wisconsin band, Driveway Thriftdwellers. Guests: John Diedrich, Journal Sentinel Mark Savage/Dan Harmon, auto contributors Driveway Thriftdwellers (band)

Duration:00:52:59

Wednesday on Lake Effect: New WI Superintendent, Ayad Akhtar, 'Potato Pants,' MKE Candle Company

1/16/2019
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Wednesday on Lake Effect : Wisconsin’s new education superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor recalls the experience of integrating a school in Mississippi when she was young. Pulitzer-winning playwright and Wisconsin native Ayad Akhtar explains the inspiration for his latest play, Junk . Children’s book author and illustrator Laurie Keller explains what inspired her to anthropomorphize donuts and potatoes, and how one company makes candles inspired by events and places in Milwaukee. Guests:...

Duration:00:51:55

Tuesday on Lake Effect: David & Nic Sheff, 'The Harley-Davidson Story,' 'Zie Magic Flute' Revival

1/15/2019
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Tuesday on Lake Effect : A new book for young adults on why people use drugs and how they impact the brain. Then, you might think you’re familiar with the story of Harley Davidson, but the author of a recent book on Harley wants you to view it through a new lens. Plus we speak with Milwaukee Opera Theatre about their reimagining of Mozart’s "The Magic Flute." Guests: David & Nic Sheff, authors, High: Everything You Want To Know About Drugs, Alcohol, and Addiction Art Cyr, essayist Aaron...

Duration:00:52:59

Monday on Lake Effect: Protecting Foxconn Workers, 'Empath's Survival Guide,' Musician Paul Thorn

1/13/2019
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Monday on Lake Effect : A historian looks at some of the potential pitfalls of Wisconsin’s deal with Foxconn, and how oversight may help Wisconsin workers. Then, a psychiatrist and author pens a book about taking care of the empaths in your life, called The Empath’s Survival Guide . Plus, singer-songwriter Paul Thorn performs in studio and talks about growing up in a Pentecostal church. Guests: Nan Enstad, author, Cigarettes Inc.: An Intimate History of Corporate Imperialism Dr. Judith...

Duration:00:51:52

Lake Effect Weekend: Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes, Grace Weber, Ex Fabula

1/12/2019
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This weekend on Lake Effect : Lieutenant governor Mandela Barnes talks about becoming just the second African-American elected to statewide office in Wisconsin. Then, singer and Wauwatosa native Grace Weber talks about coming to terms with a pretty amazing development - a contract with Capitol Records. Plus we have the latest in our storytelling series, Ex Fabula. Guests: Mandela Barnes, Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Grace Weber, musician Leah DeLaney, Ex Fabula co-founder; Rachel Owens, WUWM

Duration:00:52:59

Friday on Lake Effect: Medical Humanities, Bubbler Talk, Nick Petrie, 'Yen Ching' Documentary

1/10/2019
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Friday on Lake Effect : We learn what lead to a breakthrough moment for a writer-turned-emergency room physician. Then Bubbler Talk tells the surprisingly complex history of how Milwaukee’s aldermanic districts were formed. Milwaukee novelist Nick Petrie talks about the fourth novel in his Peter Ash series, due out next week, and a recent documentary chronicles the intriguing family dynamics at work in a Milwaukee Chinese restaurant. Guests: Jay Baruch, emergency room physician and...

Duration:00:51:52

Thursday on Lake Effect: 'I'm An American' Series, Mold Illnesses, New Packers' Coach, Mary Poppins

1/10/2019
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Thursday on Lake Effect : WUWM’s Teran Powell kicks off a series on what it means to be an American with a conversation with Janan Najeeb of the Milwaukee Muslim Women's Coalition. Then we learn how household molds can impact your health and the steps you can take to prevent it. The Packers bring on a new head coach - will he be charged with just managing the team better, or is a complete makeover in order? Plus, we meet the man behind the music of the new film, Mary Poppins Returns ....

Duration:00:52:55

Wednesday on Lake Effect: Achilles International, '100 Womxn Project,' Musician John Oates

1/8/2019
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Wednesday on Lake Effect : Dick Traum, an amputee who ran a marathon in 1976, discusses his organization which taps the power of "micro-communities" to aid athletes with disabilities. Then, Milwaukee photographer Corey Fells talks about his exhibition, "100 Womxn Project," along with two of the subjects of his photographs. Plus, musician John Oates (yes, he of Hall and Oates), digs deep into the roots of American music with his latest album, "Arkansas." Guests: Dick Traum, founder,...

Duration:00:52:52

Tuesday on Lake Effect: Attorney General Josh Kaul, Cornerstone Press, Grace Weber

1/8/2019
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Tuesday on Lake Effect : Wisconsin’s new Attorney General Josh Kaul talks about his priorities for the next four years and the restrictions on his office the Republican-led legislature passed in last month’s lame duck session. Then we learn about a unique, student-run publishing house that’s been operating for more than 30 years at UW-Stevens Point. Plus, singer and Wauwatosa native Grace Weber talks about coming to terms with a pretty amazing development - a contract with Capitol Records....

Duration:00:52:59

Monday on Lake Effect: Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, Milwaukee Magazine 'Conversations,' On That Note

1/7/2019
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Monday on Lake Effect : On Inauguration Day in Madison, we speak with the incoming lieutenant governor, Mandela Barnes, about his political mentors and his history-making election. Later, we learn about an invasive insect that's been found in some holiday decorations that were sold in Wisconsin this winter. Plus, the backstory of Milwaukee Magazine 's "Conversations" feature; and our monthly chat with cellist Robert Cohen explores the importance of a musician's time off. Guests: Mandela...

Duration:00:52:55

Lake Effect Weekend: Milwaukee Developments, 'Basketball: A Love Story,' Ex Fabula

1/5/2019
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This weekend on Lake Effect : A look at some of the many developments transforming Milwaukee’s Central City, including the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s plans for the Warner Grand Theatre complex. Then, author Rafe Bartholomew, talks about the profound experience of turning an oral history of basketball into a book. Plus, the latest edition of the storytelling series, Ex Fabula . Guests: Tom Daykin, reporter, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Rafe Bartholomew, author, Basketball: A Love Story Ex...

Duration:00:52:52

Thursday on Lake Effect: Milwaukee Developments, 2018 Environmental ReCap & Poet John Koethe

1/3/2019
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Thursday on Lake Effect : We look at some of the many developments transforming Milwaukee’s Central City, including the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s plans for the Warner Grand Theatre complex and the much-anticipated Couture building on the lakefront. Then, WUWM's environmental reporter Susan Bence looks back at the big stories of 2018 and looks ahead at what might dominate environmental news in 2019. And we revisit an interview with Milwaukee poet and philosopher John Koethe, who...

Duration:00:51:24

Wednesday on Lake Effect: Best of History

1/2/2019
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Today on Lake Effect: It's our best of history edition of the show. We meet a German historian who was imprisoned by the East German secret police in 1981 for trying to escape to the West. Then, John Gurda adds a post-Millennium chapter to his landmark book, The Making of Milwaukee, and we wrap up with a short history of cats in America. No, not the musical, but the actual creatures themselves. Guests: Peter Keup, German historian and former Stasi prisoner John Gurda, Milwaukee author and...

Duration:00:49:53

Monday on Lake Effect: Best of Travel

12/31/2018
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Monday on Lake Effect : A look back at some of our favorite conversations about travel. First, we meet Marquette grad Brian Castner, who canoed 1200 miles through the Canadian wilderness during the summer of 2016. Then, Atlas Obscura, takes visitors exotic and unusual sites around the world. Its founder credits childhood visits to Wisconsin’s House on the Rock for setting his wheels in motion. Plus, writer and TV host, Rick Steves, advocates for travel as a political act. Guests: Brian...

Duration:00:51:53

Lake Effect Weekend: Our All Music Show

12/29/2018
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This weekend on Lake Effect : This show has become an annual tradition on Lake Effect , with the whole show dedicated to showing the range of musical styles from local talent to people from across the ocean that visit our studio. The number of musicians that come through our doors and perform for us every year is astonishing. Whether it’s folk, classical, indie rock, world music, or something not easily classifiable, there’s something here for just about everyone. Guests: Ensemble Caprice...

Duration:00:54:53

Friday on Lake Effect: Best of Bubbler Talk

12/28/2018
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Friday on Lake Effect : Bubbler Talk is our award-winning series that's powered by you. On today's show we have some of our favorite segments from the past year. From questions about place names and street names, to the people, places, and things you remember from years past, to why certain things aren't in Milwaukee, and what's going on with some of the manmade structures in and around town - it's our Best of Bubbler Talk show.

Duration:00:51:53

Thursday on Lake Effect: Best of Books

12/27/2018
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Thursday on Lake Effect : Some believe self-segregation is the cause of racial divides in American cities, but we learn about a new book that explores the many ways the government created these divides. Then we speak with St. Louis based journalist Sara Kendzior, whose book of essays predicted the rise of Donald Trump as early as 2012. Plus how Minnesota writer Leif Enger's latest novel is something of a love letter to life along the Great Lakes. Guests: Richar Rothstein, author, Color of...

Duration:00:52:30

Wednesday on Lake Effect: Best of Music & Musicians

12/26/2018
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Wednesday on Lake Effect : A look back at some of our favorite conversations with musicians and music, starting with a conversation about what happens to your brain when listening to a song. Then, concert pianist and Carthage College faculty member Wael Farouk talks about preparing to play all five Beethoven concertos in one evening. Plus, Johnny Mathis reflects on his reputation is as "the voice of romance." Guests: Daniel Levitin, author, This is Your Brain on Music Wael Farouk, professor,...

Duration:00:52:25