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Published Feb. 14, 2007
If youâ€™re like me (and I know you are), you did a double take when you saw the new commercial for Wendyâ€™s. Actually, I didnâ€™t even see the whole spot â€“ I was in another room at the time. But when I heard The Violent Femmesâ€™ seminal hit, â€śBlister In The Sunâ€ť on the TV, my ears perked up. Then my jaw dropped. Then my heart sank.
Published Feb. 2, 2005
Violent Femmes' Brian Ritchie is a Milwaukeean whose music is internationally known, but he still can fly under the radar in his hometown. Friday, he plays a show for tsunami victims. We caught up with him in this latest Milwaukee Talks.
Published Aug. 19, 2002
Gordon Gano is best known around town as the lead singer of The Violent Femmes, arguably the biggest band ever to come out of Milwaukee. In this exclusive Milwaukee Talks, Gano updates us on his solo work, the status of the Femmes, and what it's like to visit Milwaukee after all these years.