What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Joe Tarr looks into how prostitution operates in Madison -- and why the cops sometimes don't care.
- Watchdog: Did the Madison city attorney break the law in attaching notes to subpoenas?
- Jack Carver explores a largely unexamined aspect of Ron Johnson's bid for U.S. Senate -- what he believes.
- Marc Eisen asserts why Mayor Dave does not deserve a free ride to reelection.
- Bruce G. Bradley gives his highlights the upcoming 2010-11 Madison theater season.
- David Medaris chats with Whad'ya Know? host Michael Feldman about the public radio program's 25th anniversary.
- Bruce G. Bradley reviews the new novel Stiltsville by Madison author Susanna Daniel.
- Rich Albertoni interviews John Statz, the Madison folk-rocker who has just released a new album, and is about to move to Denver, sob.
- Jessica Steinhoff checks in with John Messersmith, the Minneapolis musician whose latest album, The Reluctant Graveyard, is about, well, death.
- Dean Robbins points out the sheer corruption of the Teen Choice Awards, airing on Fox.
- Marjorie Baumgarten says the new Will Farrell cop comedy The Other Guys will do in a pinch, but The Killer Inside Me is a wildly misguided adaptation of a Jim Thompson crime novel.
- Kyle Nabilcy chows down at three new sandwich shops, all over town.
- Kids and Parents: Lynn Welch interviews the Renegade Lunch Lady, Ann Cooper, who will be the keynote speaker at the Food for Thought Festival.