What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Phil Busse profiles Patrick Farabaugh, founder of Madison's gay hockey league and the LGBT magazine, Our Lives.
- Judith Davidoff uncovers the lost stories of Simpson Street.
- Nayantara Mukherji reports on the search for a new Madison schools superintendent.
- Ruth Conniff applauds Tommy Thompson for beating back the right-wing extremists.
- Scott Gordon examines some intriguing new specimens of garage-punk music.
- Jessica Steinhoff checks in with Stephen Kellogg & the Sixers in advance of their Live on King Street concert.
- Dean Robbins chuckles at nerdy British teens in The Inbetweeners.
- Scott Renshaw delves into the psyche of a kid who sees dead people in ParaNorman, while Marjorie Baumgarten asserts that grownups can star in fairy tales in The Odd Life of Timothy Green.
- Marcelle Richards likes the bacon at PC Kitchen.
- André Darlington is chilling his red wines for the dog days.
- Close to Home: Andy tries to let go of Facebook.
- Teddy Nykiel uncovers the mostly unsung work of the UW Lifesaving Station.
- Jason Joyce notices that Bret Bielema is much better at dealing with the press these days.