Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

Just stumbled across this (pun intended) and thought I’d pass it along: “Wigderson Library & Pub (where reading while intoxicated is not necessarily a bad thing, as long as you maintain control of your book/reading device)…” – Steve Presetegard By the way, Prestegard has an answer for State Senator Mark Miller’s fondest desire.   Print […]

Former Milwaukee Magazine Editor Bruce Murphy is now at Urban Milwaukee, publisher Dave Reid announced. Murphy’s signature Murphy’s Law column was created by and featured for nearly two years at, and then continued during his time at Milwaukee Magazine. It ranges widely in subject matter, but has been a must-read for news and and […]

Steve Prestegard has a temporary fix for you Green Bay Packer fans. Not sure if it’s going to help the football DTs or make them worse, but it’s the story of the Packers, Joe Paterno and Jim Irwin. It’s a really interesting piece, complete with videos. Print this entry

This is the type of performance that gets you an invitation to the White House these days: I should have put up a warning, as in, “warning, this is really obnoxious to your ears.” Leonard Cohen he ain’t. I hope Jeff Lynne is making a lot of money from Common, aka Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr. […]

Marketplace Magazine is no more. From Publisher/editor Steve Prestegard: The April 12 Marketplace will be the last issue of Marketplace Magazine, which means this is the last Marketplace of Ideas column. Marketplace hence joins the list that includes Life Magazine, American Mercury (H.L. Mencken’s creation), Brill’s Content (a magazine about the media), Business 2.0, Confidential […]

 Bad news for McDonalds.  Subway now has more locations worldwide than McDonalds. (thks: Owen) The sandwich chain surpassed the world’s largest hamburger chain in terms of number of stores in the U.S. in 2002 and now it has taken the global lead. Subway had 33,749 restaurants worldwide at the end of last year, according to […]

I never know which of the things I write will generate the most interesting buzz. So far, this piece I wrote for the MacIver Institute on a proposed constitutional amendment to make it easier for local government units to merge is getting the year off to a good start. One proposal that has been languishing […]

WTMJ-AM’s Charlie Sykes jokingly suggested on the air today that the best and possibly only way Dick Leinenkugel could win over the crowd at Tea Party events is to make a two-word announcement: “Free beer!” Steve Prestegard of Marketplace Magazine says Leinenkugels’ odds of winning the GOP nomination for Senate are better than suspected: Leinenkugel […]