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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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Tuesday on Lake Effect: Imprisoned Journalists, World Economy Expansion, Breast Cancer Across Races

11/20/2017
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Tuesday on Lake Effect : We talk with Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari, who shares the story of his incarceration and his work on behalf of other imprisoned journalists. Later, a writer had long wanted to share the sobering story of an old acquaintance who went to work for Foxconn in China. Then, economies around the world continue to expand, but are there question marks on the horizon? And a Milwaukee researcher works to understand why the odds of dying from breast cancer vary greatly based...

Duration: 00:50:29


Monday on Lake Effect: ACLU and Politics, Lincoln Hills, How Did You Do That, 'Holmes and Watson'

11/19/2017
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Monday on Lake Effect : A look at the ACLU’s nationwide push to strengthen its political influence. Then, the on-going issues at Wisconsin's juvenile prison, Lincoln Hills. Later, the debut of a new monthly series on success and struggle in entrepreneurship, called “How Did You Do That?” And the roller coaster ride that is the Reps’ new production of Holmes & Watson . Guests: Faiz Shakir, National Political Director, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Patrick Marley, reporter, Milwaukee...

Duration: 00:52:59


Lake Effect Weekend: Gary Younge, Radio Chipstone, Ex Fabula, Mike Mangione

11/18/2017
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This weekend on Lake Effect : Guardian editor Gary Younge reported from the United States for over a decade. Today on the show, we talk with him about his book, Another Day in the Death of America: A Chronicle of Ten Short Lives . Then, the new director of Madison’s Chazen Museum says it’s a constant effort to make sure everyone knows they’re welcome - even if they’ve never been to an art museum before. Plus we’ll have the latest edition of our storytelling series, Ex Fabula, and hear a...

Duration: 00:52:52


Friday on Lake Effect: Steve Radelet, 'Lady Bird,' 'Low Strung,' Bubbler Talk

11/16/2017
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Friday on Lake Effect: Today on the show, Professor Steve Radelet on why there's been more progress in fighting poverty in developing countries than ever before. Later, film critic Dave Luhrssen discusses the new film Lady Bird , ​and how it represents a triumph for coming-of-age films and for its director Greta Gerwig. We'll meet the Milwaukeeans behind a funny and often outrageous new web series, Low Strung . Plus, the latest edition of Bubbler Talk , and an in-studio performance from...

Duration: 00:52:29


Thursday on Lake Effect: 'Take Me From the River,' World Philosophy Day, Mike Mangione & the Kin

11/16/2017
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Thursday on Lake Effect : A Milwaukee man who works in refugee resettlement describes diversity as the difference between a field of tulips and a prairie in bloom. Later, a new film chronicles three Milwaukeeans’ experiences at the Standing Rock protests. We'll hear the case for reading philosophy, and reading it slowly, plus an in-studio performance by Milwaukee’s Mike Mangione and the Kin ahead of their new album launch tomorrow. Guests: Al Durtka, President and CEO of the International...

Duration: 00:52:54


Wednesday on Lake Effect: Affordable Housing Crisis, Omanhene Chocolate, 'Bronzeville at Night'

11/14/2017
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Wednesday on Lake Effect : A UWM panel of experts hopes to tackle some of the big issues impacting Milwaukee’s affordable housing crisis. Later, Milwaukeean Steve Wallace explains why he gave up his career path to start a chocolate company in Ghana. Milwaukee poet Vida Cross talks about her new collection, Bronzeville at Night: 1949 . And Wisconsin author Michael Perry explains his affinity for 16th century French philosopher Michel de Montaigne. Guests: Raphael Ramos, director, Legal...

Duration: 00:52:59


Tuesday on Lake Effect: Tainted Alcohol Investigation, Network Health, Reporting Sexual Assault

11/13/2017
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Tuesday on Lake Effect : A Journal Sentinel reporter discusses her investigation of suspicious alcohol poisonings at upscale Mexican resorts. Later, a conversation with the CEO of Wisconsin-based insurer, Network Health. Former speedskater Bridie Farrell reflects on how things have changed since she shared her story of sexual abuse four years ago. And American Ninja Warrior Abel Gonzalez discusses how he’s overcome a major challenge to becoming an athlete: rheumatoid arthritis. Guests:...

Duration: 00:52:59


Monday on Lake Effect: Solar for Good, Practing Yoga in Prison, Screenwriter/MIAD Alum Rob Schrab

11/13/2017
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Monday on Lake Effect : When it comes to the economic challenges facing working-class Americans, there are some overlooked variables. Later, a Wisconsin man is harnessing his own enthusiasm - and money - to help others harness the sun. Plus, we’ll travel to the Milwaukee House of Correction to learn about an innovative way to equip inmates with skills to thrive when they finish their sentences. And Rob Schrab talks about his climb from MIAD student to Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated...

Duration: 00:51:55


Lake Effect Weekend: Elections & Alliances in Asia, Nanotechnology, Radio Chipstone, Ex Fabula

11/11/2017
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This weekend on Lake Effect : Much of the focus of President Trump’s state visit to Asia has been on China. Our foreign policy contributor says he hopes for better working relationships with Prime Minister Abe of Japan and President Moon of South Korea. Then, it’s… the future. Or at least, the future of nanotechnology. Plus we’ll have the latest editions of Radio Chipstone and our storytelling series, Ex Fabula. Guests: Art Cyr, foreign policy contributor Dr. Ben Feringa, professor of...

Duration: 00:48:53


Friday on Lake Effect: Transforming the Old Soldiers Home, 'Mount Liptak,' Bubbler Talk

11/10/2017
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Friday on Lake Effect : It’s a Veterans’ Day show, starting with the effort to transform the iconic Old Soldiers Home into housing for at-risk and homeless veterans. Later, a Milwaukee filmmaker shares the story of his uncle, who joined the Navy at age 15 to fight in World War II. Plus, we’ll speak with a New York musician on a mission to bridge the gap between civilians and veterans, and Bubbler Talk takes on the rivalry between Illinois and Wisconsin. Guests: Carl Mueller, Mueller...

Duration: 00:53:00


Thursday on Lake Effect: 'Another Day in the Death of America,' Visiting Auschwitz, Beer Lover's WI

11/8/2017
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Thursday on Lake Effect : Guardian editor Gary Younge reported from the United States for over a decade. Today on the show, we talk with him about his book, Another Day in the Death of America: A Chronicle of Ten Short Lives. Then, a former neo-Nazi reflects on his trip to the Auschwitz concentration camp. And a Milwaukee writer brews up a “what’s what” and a “where’s where” about the state’s best beers. Guests: Gary Younge, reporter and author, Another Day in the Death of America: A...

Duration: 00:53:03


Wednesday on Lake Effect: Collateral Consequences of Criminal Sentencing, Playwright Joe Kinosian

11/8/2017
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Wednesday on Lake Effect :. Time served is only one aspect of criminal sentencing - we'll learn about "collateral consequences." Later, an update on two pieces of legislation that came before the Wisconsin State Senate on Tuesday. We'll meet the Wisconsin native behind a hit stage production that combines comedy with music with a murder mystery. And we'll have an in-studio conversation and performance from the contemporary Irish folk band Skipper's Alley. Guests: Jack Chin, UC Davis Law...

Duration: 00:51:33


Tuesday on Lake Effect: Randy Bryce Insights, 'When the World Seemed New,' Artist Siona Benjamin

11/6/2017
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Tuesday on Lake Effect : Presidential scholar Jeff Engel discusses his new book on the presidency of George HW Bush - it was a one term administration that saw the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet Union. Then, we'll learn more about the candidacy of 1st District Congressional candidate Randy Bryce, who hopes to unseat Paul Ryan next November. And Indian Jewish artist Siona Benjamin is in town today - we'll meet her ahead of her talk at the Milwaukee Art Museum...

Duration: 00:50:55


Monday on Lake Effect: 'A Message From Jessie,' On That Note, Lewis Black

11/6/2017
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Monday on Lake Effect : We meet Hartford resident Buck Blodgett, who tirelessly works on behalf of a cause his late daughter championed - ending male-on-female violence. Later, an in-studio performance of Beethoven by a viola and cello duet... and political comedian Lewis Black rants in advance of a couple of shows' worth of ranting this week at the Pabst Theater. Guests: Buck Blodgett, author, A Message from Jessie Robert Cohen and Juan-Miguel Hernandez, Fine Arts Quartet Lewis Black,...

Duration: 00:52:27


Lake Effect Weekend: 'Murder in Milwaukee' Documentary Feedback, 'Total Cat Mojo,' Ex Fabula

11/4/2017
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This weekend on Lake Effect : We discuss the recent BBC documentary Murder in Milwaukee and how some of the film’s participants are unhappy with the way the city was portrayed. Then, we cat behavior specialist Jackson Galaxy talk about how to best live with the small tigers we call house cats. Plus we’ll have the latest edition of our storytelling series, Ex Fabula. Guests: Shawnda Payne and Thaddeus Ashford, two of the featured subjects in the BBC documentary Murder in Milwaukee Jackson...

Duration: 00:48:53


Friday on Lake Effect: Passing Notes, 'BROTHERS' Web Series, Bubbler Talk(s)

11/3/2017
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Friday on Lake Effect : We recap a week in education news with reporter Rachel Morello, then we'll learn how a Milwaukee native is trying to reach a wide audience with a web series featuring the stories of transgendered males. Later, why “onlyness” is a better predictor than “talent” as a way to make a difference. And we present our weekly series Bubbler Talk - plus Bubbler Talk, as reported some students from Slinger. Guests: Rachel Morello, WUWM education reporter Emmett Lundberg,...

Duration: 00:52:22


Thursday on Lake Effect: Nanotechnology, Napa Valley Amid Wild Fires, Feast of Crispian

11/1/2017
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Thursday on Lake Effect : A look at the future of nanotechnology. Later, an historical view of World War II and the Cold War from a man who spent six years in an East German Stasi prison. Plus, how the California wildfires are affecting the Napa Valley wine industry. And why the words of Shakespeare have great therapeutic value for military veterans. Guests: Dr. Ben Feringa, professor of chemistry, University of Groningen Werner Juretzko, former undercover political operative, US Army’s...

Duration: 00:52:56


Wednesday on Lake Effect: Lincoln Hills, Neutrinos, Cosmic Background Explorer, Nora Jane Struthers

11/1/2017
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Wednesday on Lake Effect : An update on the controversy over Wisconsin's Lincoln Hills juvenile corrections center, two years after it first made headlines. Later, a Wisconsin scientist is gathering data from the South Pole to study some fundamental questions about the universe. Then, a Nobel prize-winning physicist explains why he’s not discouraged by current attitudes towards science. Plus, a conversation and performance from Nora Jane Struthers and the Party Line. Guests: LaToya Dennis,...

Duration: 00:52:02


Tuesday on Lake Effect: 'Blurred Lines,' the Future of Electric Cars, Milwaukee Ballet

10/30/2017
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Tuesday on Lake Effect : Today on the show, colleges and universities used to preach “no means no” as a way to reduce sexual assault, but one author examines how that’s beginning to change. Then, Tesla hopes to build a half-million cars a year in the near future. Our automotive contributor wonders about the logistical and the manufacturing challenges that could ensue. Plus we speak with Michael Pink and resident choreographer Tim O’Donnell about the upcoming Milwaukee Ballet season....

Duration: 00:53:00


Monday on Lake Effect: 'Murder in Milwaukee,' 'Running with Mindfulness,' 'Total Cat Mojo'

10/29/2017
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Monday on Lake Effect : We discuss the recent BBC documentary Murder in Milwaukee . Then, Fit for You explores dynamic running therapy and what it can do for patients. And ahead of his Wednesday visit to Milwaukee, we chat with cat whisperer Jackson Galaxy about how to best live with the small tigers we call house cats. Guests: Shawnda Payne and Thaddeus Ashford, two of the featured subjects in the BBC documentary Murder in Milwaukee William Pullen, author, Running with Mindfulness:...

Duration: 00:50:52

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