What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Nathan J. Comp tells the story of Rajib Mitra, who made an effort to reach out before his death in the Dane County jail.
- Nathan J. Comp reports on the bill that would wipe out decades' worth of tenants' rights in Madison.
- Joe Tarr reports on how the downtown alcohol density plan will likely continue despite criticism.
- Ruth Conniff: Walker's budget wages war on Wisconsin citizens.
- David Medaris profiles producer Nicholas Langholff, who keeps the flame of Wisconsin indie cinema burning.
- Jay Rath ponders the Memorial Union's scrollwork.
- Rich Albertoni reviews Susan Masino's Family Traditions, the biography that chronicles three generations of Williamses: Hank Sr., Hank Jr. and Hank III.
- Jessica Steinhoff interviews God-Des & She, a Madison musical success story, fresh from New York.
- Dean Robbins takes the husband's side (or is it the wife's) in Jerry Seinfeld's merciless game show The Marriage Ref.
- Scott Renshaw says Cars 2 hits a dead end, Marc Savlov finds Winter in Wartime to be a harrowing depiction of a young idealist running smack into brutal reality, and Kimberley Jones is unimpressed by the documentary Bill Cunningham New York.
- Robin Shepard heads out to the Whistle Stop Restaurant and Brewery in Woodman for some small-batch brews.
- Matt Mullins explores how corporate cafeterias are upping the locavore ante.
- Michana Buchman finds that it's all about the ginseng at Chi World.
- Jason Joyce looks at a new documentary about Wisconsin-bred soccer standout Jay DeMerit.
- Tell All gives Mayor Soglin advice on being fun again.