Madison Magazine

The birth of the Brewers

Chris Zantow writes authoritative book on the return of Major League baseball to Milwaukee

The story of how the Brewers came to Milwaukee in 1970 is deserving of a book, and now we have one thanks to Chris Zantow.

7 Madison actors and directors to stream now

Familiarize yourself with the work of Sarayu Blue, Bradley Whitford and the makers of several spider-man movies

Madison has produced a plethora of successful TV and film actors and directors, and much of their work can be found on demand.

Madison musicians turn to livestreaming

MAMA and Broadjam support local scene after widespread cancellations

The shutdown of the Madison arts and entertainment scene to limit the spread of COVID-19 has forced local musicians to be creative.

Best of Madison 2020 Winners

See the 572 winners our readers declared the bee’s knees in our 39th annual readers poll.

See the 572 winners our readers declared the bee’s knees in our 39th annual readers poll.

Checking in with adventure author Jim Campbell

Books, a TV show and a search for a downed WWII plane

Globetrotting Lodi author Jim Campbell's writing has taken him to icy Alaska, the steamy jungles of New Guinea and many remote outposts in between.

A ‘Wicked’ pleasure

A bit of surreal escapism before the coronavirus boom drops

There’s nothing quite as surreal as enjoying a performance of the musical "Wicked" inside the Overture Center for the Arts as, outside, a coronavirus pandemic continues to build.