What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Denise Thornton profiles a local entreprenuer who turns dairy byproducts into dollars and jobs.
- Watchdog looks into complaints that greased-pig contests violate state law.
- Joe Tarr mines the excitement and concern over high-speed rail in Madison.
- Gary Storck blasts state lawmakers for failing to pass a medical marijuana bill.
- Jessica Steinhoff reports on the musicians, artists and other creative types that make Union Cab an unlikely hotbed of expression.
- Rich Albertoni checks in with Zola Jesus, the Madison goth rocker who's set to go big on the national stage.
- Jessica Steinhoff profiles Totimoshi, the San Francisco-based noise combo that's opening for The Melvins.
- Dean Robbins says that's a nice-looking group of young cops in Rookie Blue on ABC.
- Kimberley Jones finds there's too little chemistry in the action comedy Knight and Day, while fine acting doesn't rescue Mother and Child from banality.
- Erin Hanusa likes the friendly new Madison Sourdough on Willy Street.
- Kyle Nabilcy goes to Gilligan's Island for food that floats.
- Michana Buchman finds fair trade goods from Guatemala at Terra Experience.
- Tell All advises a woman who has to pack out her poop on a mountaineering trip.