Results tagged with 'shift switch'
Published Sept. 18, 2011
OnMilwaukee.com has a about a dozen articles that are a part of a series called "Shift Switch," which involves the writers taking a "shift" at a job that is very different from our usual editorial gig and then writing about the experience.
Published Aug. 22, 2011
One of the most versatile officers on the Milwaukee Police force doesn't eat all day, understands German as his first language and works for free. While he's not a human cop, Dasty the German Shepherd proves his value every day to his handler, Officer Todd Johnson, as well as to the rest of MPD. We spent the day riding along with this duo, and the experience was eye-opening.
Published Aug. 2, 2011
The next time you're watching a Brewers game on TV and you find yourself cursing the broadcast because you didn't see the replay you wanted, just stop. Because, chances are, you have no idea what goes into the production of every Brewers game broadcast on Fox Sports Wisconsin. OnMilwaukee.com Publisher Andy Tarnoff spent a day shadowing Chris Withers and he quickly realized the job is very, very hard work.
Published April 16, 2011
In honor of the fourth annual Record Store Day on Saturday, April 16, 2011, we dig into the archives to salute indie record stores with this article. Spending an afternoon at Bull's Eye Records, working alongside owner Luke Lavin as a clerk, I'd come full circle back to my first job ... in a record store. And, no, its nothing like "High Fidelity."
Published Feb. 4, 2010
My "shift" as magician David Seebach's assistant didn't go exactly as planned. My original goal was to get sawed in halves on stage, but because I am a tad too tall for the trick, Seebach levitated me instead. Now, I can't shake the words of Grandmaster Flash's "White Lines" out of my head ... "get higher, baby, and don't ever come down."
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