What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- David Medaris explores the pioneering research by UW scientists at the bottom of the world.
- Madison.gov looks into the push to move Madison's high-speed train station to the isthmus.
- Joe Tarr provides a downbeat assessment of the ongoing fight to save Drumlin Farm.
- Jay Rath shines a light on an alternative proposal for the Edgewater Hotel.
- Bill Lueders urges the public to pay attention to possible miscarriages of justice.
- Jennifer Smith profiles renowned Madison author Lorrie Moore, whose new novel, A Gate at the Stairs, is not everything it could have been.
- Jay Rath previews In the Beginning, a new musical comedy about Adam and Eve from the local writing team that brought you Walmartopia.
- Rich Albertoni checks in with the manager of WSUM about its Snake on the Lake music festival.
- Jessica Steinhoff talks to Kurt Feldman of The Depreciation Guild about the band's music, influences, and Galaga.
- Dean Robbins doesn't have much good to say about CW's reboot of Melrose Place.
- Kenneth Burns says the British comedy In the Loop, screening at Sundance, casts an unflattering eye on self-absorbed government bureaucrats.
- Kenneth Burns previews the UW Cinematheque fall schedule.
- Casa del Sol offers some innovative menu items and strong interpretations of Mexican standards.
- Kids & Parents: It's time to take a field trip to the farm... and to the gardens. Tour a dairy farm outside of Cambridge and learn about carnivorous plants at Olbrich.
- Tell All takes down the Wisconsin State Journal advice columnists.