Thursday, September 26, 2013

Arts Extract Contributions

Click-bait for the meek and unhappy: Madison Magazine’s ‘Tier-two’ analysis

Instead of Austin, this go-around Madison Magazine is making a comparison between Madison and San Francisco, with similarly baffling results. As a Madison native and former resident of San Francisco, I read Rebecca Ryan’s “The Tier-Two Tradeoff” with an increasing sense of bewilderment and finally uproarious laughter. It’s so far off the mark it’s nearly incomprehensible.

Episode 21: New Comedy and Old Business

Don’t let comedy escape your notice this winter and spring. Andy Downing of 77 Square joins the Arts Extract podcast to round up some of the best stand-up shows coming to town, including Pete Holmes’ return to the Comedy Club on State. For the second segment, Adam Powell explains why he won’t be taking part in Madison restaurant week.