“When you think you’ve gone too far, just come a little farther because we’re still down the road.”
“This is a job. That means if you wake up some day and don’t feel like coming, it doesn’t matter. You have to be here.”
An acclaimed Wisconsin comedy film was bought by Miramax and never received a theatrical release. What happened with the hilarious ‘Chump Change’?
Tina Sauerhammer’s remarkable young life from doctor to Miss Wisconsin.
Abrahamson says she never faced gender discrimination at IU – until graduation approached. The school’s dean suggested she leave the state to begin her career. “I was quite surprised,” she says. “He didn’t think the Law School could place me except, perhaps, as a law librarian in a law firm.”
On the first ‘Survivor’ finale, seen by 58 million people, Hawk savaged another contestant: “I would let the vultures take you and do whatever they want with you with no ill regrets.”
“Do you know what we call our league? The Madison Outta Sight Bowling League.”
“I’ve worked around the clock forever,” says Holland, a veterinarian for decades. Her medical residency will not be finished until she is 59, but she plans to practice medicine, she says confidently, “for 15 to 20 years after it.”
“It’s a scary thought when I think, ‘What if I submitted to the Onion now? Could I get in?’ And I’m the editor,” Robert Siegel said. “We don’t even follow up on the good submissions we get.”
“I used to ask, `Would you like to hear something?’ But that puts people on the spot. Now I say, `Let me know if you want to hear something.’ ”
“We were told they were busing in from Cleveland. That’s why when I got the first phone call from the police, I didn’t believe it.”
Known as the Fendermen, Humphrey and Sundquist recorded “Mule Skinner Blues” – a record with a rockabilly beat and yodel-like “hee-hee-haw-haw” chorus – in the basement of a Middleton home 35 years ago.
When stage light exposes the area, the mosh pit resembles a swarm of bees and, at its worst, rugby in an elevator. It’s like a big whirlpool in the middle of a lake.
While Eddie Snow rehearsed “Bring Your Love Back Home to Me” at Sun Records, a visitor walked up to him. It was Elvis Presley.