Results tagged with 'Roller Derby'
Published May 1, 2014
On Saturday, May 10, the Brewcity Bruisers will play the final bouts of its home season. Recently, OnMilwaukee.com had the chance to chat with Rebecca Berkshire - whose derby name is "Becky The Butcher" - about the past, present and future of the women's roller derby team.
Published March 18, 2014
Roller derby is making a surprising comeback in popular culture. The Brew City Bruisers have focused the local spotlight on the sport over the years, and now the Milwaukee Blitzdkrieg is showing it's not just for the ladies in town anymore.
Published May 29, 2011
Bigfoot Bike and Skate has been in the historic Avalon building, 2481 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., since September, 2010. The response from Bay View has been "phenomenal" according to owner Brian "Bigfoot" Curtiss.
Published Aug. 17, 2010
For about a year, publisher Andy Tarnoff and I have chatted about the possibility of me taking a "shift" as a member of the Brew City Bruisers female roller derby team. This sounded like fun to me, and I even picked potential names: Molly Ringworm or Molly McBlooder.
Published May 12, 2010
George Carlin's famous list of seven words you can't say on TV isn't really what broadcasters take into account when they bleep out a word. As a WUWM case shows, it's more complicated than that.
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