What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Terry McCoy returns to Madison after two years abroad to find the city completely changed post-Scott Walker.
- Joe Tarr reports on Dane County Supv. Eileen Bruskewitz's charges of hypocrisy in Democratic criticism of state redistricting.
- Jay Rath reports on the big dreams Wisconsin Dems have for the post-recall era.
- Marc Eisen argues that public unions need to change course.
- Jennifer Smith explores what Madison's theater companies have in store for the 2011-2012 season.
- Amanda Rigell checks in with a trio of Madison musicians slated to appear next year in an Adam Sandler movie.
- Jessica Steinhoff interviews Madison funk band Phat Phunktion about their new album, their first in five years.
- Rich Albertoni previews the WJJO Band Camp appearance by the metal band Five Finger Death Punch.
- Dean Robbins sinks his teeth into Discovery's "Shark Week" program Great White Invasion.
- Kenneth Burns gets the lowdown on the Grey Lady in the documentary Page One: Inside the New York Times, and comic documentarian Morgan Spurlock takes on product placement in The Greatest Movie Ever Sold.
- Raphael Kadushin bestows the silver medal on Red Sushi Grill.
- Linda Falkenstein takes the spice road to Penzeys East -- turns out, it's East Towne Boulevard.
- Get Smarter: David Medaris talks to some of the first graduates of the gaming arts and animation course at Madison Media Institute.
- Tell All: Should I tell my friend that her fiancé is a jerk?