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Editor's Note: Deliberate Choices

Editor Andrea Behling explains the deliberate angles of Madison Magazine's December features.

Editor Andrea Behling explains the deliberate angles of Madison Magazine's December features.

Before the world met Chris Farley

Ahead of skyrocketing to fame as one of America’s funniest, a young Farley first found his comedic footing in Madison, Wisconsin.

Ahead of skyrocketing to fame as one of America’s funniest, a young Farley first found his comedic footing in Madison, Wisconsin.

Pieces of Madison's past

What follows are several artifacts, photographs and documents in the possession of the state historical society that illuminate important chapters in the history of Madison.

Chris Farley's jacket, a banjo-ukulele used to create the Oscar Mayer jingle, Butch Vig's drums and an engine fragment from the Sterling Hall bombing are among the items in the Wisconsin Historical Society's possession.