What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- David Medaris profiles Matt Rothschild, the editor of The Progressive as the magazine celebrates its centennial.
- Bill Lueders looks into a plane crash that killed a potential witness against Karl Rove.
- Joe Tarr reports on how the Madison city attorney's office is under fire for taxes on nonprofit housing providers.
- Emily Mills sounds off on why the torturers need to be held accountable.
- David Medaris checks in with city and county arts administrators Karin Wolf and Karen Crossley about how they're riding out the recession.
- Rich Albertoni reports on changes Clear Channel is making in its local radio operations.
- Susan Kepecs interviews Afropop star Dobet Gnahore ahead of her Wisconsin Union Theater performance.
- Jessica Steinhoff previews the performance by nerd hero Dan Deacon at the Majestic.
- Jay Rath examines sometimes-overlooked theater company Four Seasons on its fourth birthday.
- Dean Robbins says MTV's UW-based College Life is really dull.
- Kenneth Burns counts all the great science fiction films Battle For Terra lifts from, and he's unnerved by the ultraviolent Sin Nombre, about Honduran migrants traveling through Mexico.
- Kids and Parents: Kids love animals, but it's not always a natural relationship. Also, courses and camps at the Dane County Humane Society teach us all how to get along.
- Linda Falkenstein reports that Old Market Bistro is coming to North Butler Street, while Restaurant Magnus goes all Scandinavian on us.
- David Medaris talks to Garrison Keillor about his brother, Phil, and the memorial benefit to honor him.
- Tell All: My husband wants to spray his bald spot away.