What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Matt Hrodey investigates Wisconsin's new approach to juvenile offenders.
- Nathan Comp reports on the outlook for drug-sniffing dogs in Madison schools.
- Vic Feuerherd reports on how the Wisconsin State Journal is farming out its Green Bay Packers coverage.
- Christian Schneider thinks liberals are more concerned about Tammy Baldwin's sexual orientation than conservatives.
- Jay Rath highlights public artworks you may have missed.
- Amanda Rigell interviews former Madison actress Carrie Coon, who's Broadway bound.
- Rich Albertoni listens to the latest Kidz Bop release and discovers that sanitized pop hits are even more banal than the real thing.
- Jessica Steinhoff checks out the world-music-inflected folk rock of the Ragbirds.
- Dean Robbins reports that the stars of Mad Fashion are a rarity among Bravo reality personalities: They're likeable.
- Kimberley Jones says the comedy The Trip, about a couple of British comedians, is colicky, melancholy and screamingly funny, while Scott Renshaw says The Change-Up plays with the rules of the body-swap comedy, unsuccessfully.
- Kyle Nabilcy finds the supper club alive and thriving at Jimmy's American Tavern.
- Kids & Parents: Sari Judge helps spread the word about MAGIC, a local grassroots organization that helps parents cope with autism.
- Jason Joyce talks to Mallards manager Greg Labbe.
- Tell All readers shake their heads over safety on Madison streets.