What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Marcelle Richards gets down in the dirt with women farmers who shun traditional gender roles.
- Joe Tarr sorts out the complicated new districts for state Assembly races.
- Erik Gunn reports on Eric Hovde's upstart run for U.S. Senate.
- Ruth Conniff counters the gun nuts who want to arm us all following the Colorado massacre.
- Sandy Tabachnick previews the upcoming seasons of the Madison Symphony Orchestra, the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra and Madison Opera.
- Austin Duerst profiles comedian Eddie Pence, who's surprised his high school classmates following his career.
- Scott Gordon lists his favorite subdued songs by the Flaming Lips, ahead of their concert with Garbage at the Duck Pond.
- Jessica Steinhoff checks in with Denver indie-poppers Tennis.
- Dean Robbins reminds us, that amid all the Olympic hoopla, we shouldn't forget that the final season of Breaking Bad is airing.
- Marc Savlov says the new Total Recall remake doesn't match the original, Schwarzenegger-starring original, and Kimberley Jones says that the thriller Headhunters doesn't offer enough to chew on.
- Raphael Kadushin finds fresh flavors at the new Forequarter.
- IsthmusParents.com: Sari Judge extols the pleasures of a large family.
- Tell All celebrates immoderation in seeking friendship.
- Jason Joyce watches pitcher Danny Sullivan comes on strong with the Madison Mallards.