What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- David Medaris examines the never-ending war of some Wisconsin vets.
- Madison.gov: Madison's new historic preservation planner takes over at a critical time.
- Eric Dunford reports that recent UW grads must be more creative at finding employment opportunities.
- Bill Lueders on the allegiances and pretensions of America's political structure.
- David Medaris checks in with the brain trust at Broom Street Theater, the storied east-side company that's facing a big change.
- Jessica Steinhoff profiles Mark Healey, the Madison native who's been Badfinger's bassist since the 1980s.
- Rich Albertoni previews the upcoming show by One eskimO, the English indie band whose front man walked away from a career in the pop charts.
- Dean Robbins says the SyFy series Warehouse 13 is a minor masterpiece.
- Kenneth Burns is moved by Ondine, the fairytale-like Irish film starring Colin Farrell, while Kimberley Jones says The Twilight Saga: Eclipse is better than the second outing in the series.
- Raphael Kadushin surveys the new menu at Sundance's Rooftop Bar and Bistro.
- Kids & Parents: Lynn Welch checks out an innovative urban garden in Darbo-Worthington, and Linda Falkenstein reports on how the Madison Waldorf School and Community Groundworks are raffling off one-of-a-kind green garden structures.