What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Marc Eisen asks why Madison and Milwaukee can't seem to work together for the greater good.
- Joe Tarr reports on the potential fallout should Gov. Scott Walker decide not to expand Medicaid.
- Joe Tarr reports on Madison council races already under way.
- Maggie Ginsberg-Schutz looks at what's in store for the new downtown Madison library.
- Bruce Murphy denounces Wisconsin's tax handouts to corporations.
- Steve Moore examines the influx of modern art at the Chazen Museum.
- Jennifer A. Smith sheds a tear for American Players Theatre's The Gift of the Magi.
- Cameron Connors winces at Rock of Ages' hair-metal extravaganza.
- Scott Gordon discusses some of the year's most important changes to the local music community.
- Austin Duerst discovers what's making local band PHOX feel merry this holiday season.
- Ben Munson analyzes warp-speed rapping of Mac Lethal, who will be performing at the Frequency.
- Dean Robbins is blown away by the conclusion of Hunted on Cinemax.
- Jessica Steinhoff critiques In Another Country, a trio of interconnected stories about a Frenchwoman in South Korea, and Marjorie Baumgarten reviews A Late Quartet, which tells a tale about feuding members of a chamber ensemble.
- André Darlington is not up in the air about DLUX.
- Linda Falkenstein reports on the Good Food awards, and holiday local liquor releases.
- Tell All: Conservative men, get your hands off my body!
- Jason Joyce holds court on Wisconsin hoops.