Wisconsin

An index of blog posts tagged ‘Wisconsin’ here at MarkCz.com.
Ryan Gosling movie: ‘Lars and the Real Girl’ (2007)

Ryan Gosling movie: ‘Lars and the Real Girl’ (2007)

Imagine if the late comedian Andy Kaufman made a feature film. Picture a movie with an authentic indy drama feel and a sturdy cast — but revolving around a ludicrous predicament which is uncomfortable to begin with, and then continues on and on until the absurdity...

SC Johnson companies pay no Wisconsin income taxes?

SC Johnson companies pay no Wisconsin income taxes?

Over his 45-year career in journalism, David Cay Johnston has many impressive achivements. Tax reporter for the The New York Times from 1995 to 2006, he was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2000 and 2003, and won the Pulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting in 2001 "for his...

Wisconsin capitol building, Madison: East gallery

Wisconsin capitol building, Madison: East gallery

Madison, Wisconsin — East gallery of the Wisconsin State Capitol building, viewed from across the rotunda. A bust of Robert M. La Follette stands in front of the gallery, and a sculpture of a badger is perched atop the pediment above the entrance to the Wisconsin...

Stupid Americans found to be dumb and ignorant

Stupid Americans found to be dumb and ignorant

A March 20 Newsweek story — "How Dumb Are We? / How Ignorant Are Americans?" — found that 29 percent of us can't name our vice president, 44 percent cannot define the Bill of Rights, and 73 percent are clueless about the core issue behind the Cold War. All of these...

Blizzard of 2011: Snow storm video, Racine, Wisconsin

Blizzard of 2011: Snow storm video, Racine, Wisconsin

Here's our YouTube video of the Blizzard of 2011 as we experienced it here in Racine, Wisconsin. 23.5 inches of snow fell here from Tuesday evening until Wednesday morning (February 1st and 2nd), the greatest snowfall anywhere from this storm. If we sound dead tired,...

Ron Johnson for Senate with no jobs plan?

Ron Johnson for Senate with no jobs plan?

Ron Johnson, Senate candidate from Wisconsin, is seen in the clip above, from Countdown with Keith Olbermann, addressing the central issue in this year's election: Jobs, jobs, jobs. What is Ron Johnson's jobs plan? His jobs plan is spending cuts. Which is to say that...

Limburger cheese rolls from Monroe, Wisconsin

Limburger cheese rolls from Monroe, Wisconsin

Racine, Wisconsin — Limburger Rolls from the Boomerang Bakery in Monroe, Wisconsin. Despite the pungent reputation of Limburger cheese, these unique rolls are really delicious because of their sweet, yeasty dough, which softens the Limburger's bite. The Limburger...

Corn dogs: Squire’s Dog Haus, festival food vendor

Corn dogs: Squire’s Dog Haus, festival food vendor

Monroe, Wisconsin — Fresh corn dogs, hot dogs on buns or on sticks, caramel apples, and 26 flavors of soda and sno-cones are all available at Squire's Dog Haus, a staple at fairs and festivals in southeastern Wisconsin and northeastern Illinois for more than 20 years....

Pet Lions at Summerfest in Milwaukee

Pet Lions at Summerfest in Milwaukee

Here's just a very brief sample of Pet Lions' set at Summerfest. The video was recorded on our Flip Ultra HD, and clearly I'm not the Martin Scorsese of iMovie yet. Last year, Summerfest was kind enough to present us with an outstanding full day of music on the...

Wisconsin

An index of blog posts tagged ‘Wisconsin’ here at MarkCz.com.

Ryan Gosling movie: ‘Lars and the Real Girl’ (2007)

Imagine if the late comedian Andy Kaufman made a feature film. Picture a movie with an authentic indy drama feel and a sturdy cast — but revolving around a ludicrous predicament which is uncomfortable to begin with, and then continues on and on until the absurdity...

SC Johnson companies pay no Wisconsin income taxes?

Over his 45-year career in journalism, David Cay Johnston has many impressive achivements. Tax reporter for the The New York Times from 1995 to 2006, he was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2000 and 2003, and won the Pulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting in 2001 "for his...

Wisconsin capitol building, Madison: East gallery

Madison, Wisconsin — East gallery of the Wisconsin State Capitol building, viewed from across the rotunda. A bust of Robert M. La Follette stands in front of the gallery, and a sculpture of a badger is perched atop the pediment above the entrance to the Wisconsin...

Stupid Americans found to be dumb and ignorant

A March 20 Newsweek story — "How Dumb Are We? / How Ignorant Are Americans?" — found that 29 percent of us can't name our vice president, 44 percent cannot define the Bill of Rights, and 73 percent are clueless about the core issue behind the Cold War. All of these...

Blizzard of 2011: Snow storm video, Racine, Wisconsin

Here's our YouTube video of the Blizzard of 2011 as we experienced it here in Racine, Wisconsin. 23.5 inches of snow fell here from Tuesday evening until Wednesday morning (February 1st and 2nd), the greatest snowfall anywhere from this storm. If we sound dead tired,...

Ron Johnson for Senate with no jobs plan?

Ron Johnson, Senate candidate from Wisconsin, is seen in the clip above, from Countdown with Keith Olbermann, addressing the central issue in this year's election: Jobs, jobs, jobs. What is Ron Johnson's jobs plan? His jobs plan is spending cuts. Which is to say that...

Limburger cheese rolls from Monroe, Wisconsin

Racine, Wisconsin — Limburger Rolls from the Boomerang Bakery in Monroe, Wisconsin. Despite the pungent reputation of Limburger cheese, these unique rolls are really delicious because of their sweet, yeasty dough, which softens the Limburger's bite. The Limburger...

Corn dogs: Squire’s Dog Haus, festival food vendor

Monroe, Wisconsin — Fresh corn dogs, hot dogs on buns or on sticks, caramel apples, and 26 flavors of soda and sno-cones are all available at Squire's Dog Haus, a staple at fairs and festivals in southeastern Wisconsin and northeastern Illinois for more than 20 years....

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