What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Where the bodies are buried: Linda Falkenstein takes a little time to get to know the Madison's deceased residents with strolls through Resurrection and Forest Hill cemeteries.
- Watchdog: Slushies cause a stir at O'Keeffe Middle School.
- Joe Tarr reports on the 77th Assembly district's progressive powderkeg: Democrat Brett Hulsey vs. Green Ben Manski.
- Jack Craver investigates Ron Johnson's oddly successful stealth campaign.
- Dean Robbins applies a television critic's scrutiny to state and local political ads.
- Jay Rath reports on Classical Revolution, a group that's bringing Mozart to bars.
- Rich Albertoni talks to local musicians who are performing tributes to their favorite bands this Halloween.
- Jessica Steinhoff profiles Forró in the Dark, bringing Brazilian dance music to Overture Center.
- Dean Robbins says Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood on TCM tells a thrilling story.
- Kenneth Burns is sobered by Conviction, the true story of a wrongly convicted man, while The Tillman Story revisits the troubling saga of a slain soldier.
- Heiney's, in Black Earth, is worth the trip, but Raphael Kadushin preferred the more exotic menu items.
- Tell All considers the culpability of the pranksters in the suicide of the gay Rutgers student.