What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Jason Joyce reports on the unique opportunities for walk-on players with the Wisconsin Badgers football team.
- Judith Davidoff reports on a disorderly conduct plea for a Madison state representative.
- Judith Davidoff tells returning students want to expect when the Der Stiftskeller reopens in 2014.
- Joe Tarr gives on-the-ground reports from the GOP convention in Tampa.
- Ruth Conniff lays into Gov. Scott Walker's speech at the Republican National Convention.
- Jessica Steinhoff highlights 55 touring music acts hitting Madison this fall.
- Scott Gordon shares a personal history of the Project Lodge.
- Katjusa Cisar checks in with Nashville's Boom Forest, a.k.a. John Paul Roney.
- Dean Robbins wrestles with hypochondria after viewing A&E's mini-series Coma.
- Scott Renshaw admires Guy Pearce's performance in Lawless, and Kenneth Burns praises Rashida Jones' script for Celeste & Jesse Forever.
- Raphael Kadushin finds the pizza at Naples 15 to be very good, while other menu items suffer.
- Jason Krause talks to the Just Coffee Cooperative and Marc Maron about advertising on the WTF podcast.
- Tell All readers disagree about whether women can have it all.