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The duality of fame

Published Sept. 4, 2014

Personally, I'm not so enamored with all this celebrity BS. I've never understood why one would be so willing to put people in the public eye on a pedestal, just because they play a guitar or act in a movie. There are notable exceptions, of course: I think I was more than a little timid when Stephen Dorf introduced me to Madonna. And it was a trip telling Bono about a church we were recording in, only for him to respond dryly: "Take the pews out, Jonny, but leave God in."


Has the selfie killed the autograph?

Published Aug. 18, 2014

There's your favorite celebrity. What do you do? Ask for an autograph? Nope. You whip out your phone, if it's not already in hand and take a selfie with him or her. It's the way the world. But, is it the best financial move?


Who is the most famous Milwaukeean?

Published Feb. 6, 2014

UWM grad Satya Nadella was named CEO of Microsoft this week, but he is far from the only person who had great success and a measure of fame with some kind of significant roots in Wisconsin. Dave Begel wonders who would wear the crown as the most famous person who was either born in Milwaukee, raised in Milwaukee or became famous while in Milwaukee.


8-Twelve named best athlete-owned restaurant in America

Published March 28, 2013

Aaron Rodgers and Ryan Bryan can add another notch to their win columns - as can SURG Restaurant Group, the entity that operates 8-Twelve MVP Bar and Grill - since 8-Twelve MVP Bar and Grill has been named the best athlete-owned restaurant in America by The Daily Meal.

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A Helpless Feeling

Saturday June 16th, 2012 – Grafton, WI    No matter how low or out of touch I have ever felt in my life, it has never been low to the point that I can’t volunteer my time and energy to help someone else if at all possible. It’s just the right thing to do, and I try ...

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