Mni Wiconi. That phrase, which means “water is life” in Lakota language, was chanted by the crowd at the beginning and end of a rally held in support of the “water protectors” in Standing Rock, N.D. who are protesting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Signs, flags, pounding drums, chants, and even a hint […]
President-elect Donald Trump’s arena-rock-like “thank you” tour stopped in West Allis on Tuesday. Trump addressed the fired-up crowd for about an hour after several other speakers, including Gov. Scott Walker, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Vice President-elect Mike Pence. The boisterous audience feverishly cheered Trump’s statements and broke out into several chants during his speech, […]
A group of approximately 175 people, mostly students, gathered in Spaights Plaza on Thursday afternoon, before counter-protesting an appearance by members of the infamous Westboro Baptist Church. A few of the protesters made emotional testimonials as to why they came out to oppose the WBC and reminded the counter-protesters to remain peaceful when confronting the […]
Elvis and Nixon. Directed by: Liza Johnson. Starring: Kevin Spacey, Michael Shannon, Alex Pettyfer, Colin Hanks, Evan Peters, Johnny Knoxville. 1 hr 26 min. Rated R Elvis and Nixon was released earlier this year by Bleecker Street and Amazon Studios. Elvis and Nixon is a comedy/history piece that recreates what might have happened during an […]
A Sailor’s Guide to Earth. Sturgill Simpson. Atlantic Recording Corporation. April 15, 2016. Alt. Country. $9.99. On A Sailor’s Guide to Earth, Sturgill Simpson takes listeners on a stormy voyage through the rough seas of childhood and young adulthood all the while covering a wide range of sounds and textures. The album finds Simpson branching […]
The 2016 Milwaukee Brewers were not supposed to be an exciting team. General Manager David Stearns has already admitted that the team is in rebuilding mode. The team has a few former all-star veterans that they were expected to move, but seems to have stuck trade-deadline gold with a few of their recent acquisitions. The […]
Jordan Garcia loves his dog (like, really loves his dog).