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Dec 18, 2017

Korbel’s master distiller Paul Ahvenainen explains how brandy is made, discusses the changing liquor industry, and digs into why Wisconsinites take their brandy drinking so seriously.

Dec 11, 2017

ESPN Wisconsin on-air contributor and former Capital Times Sports Editor Adam Mertz talks Badger football, how Twitter and fan blogs have affected sports journalism, and the fate of steroid-era baseball players in making the Hall of Fame.

Dec 4, 2017

Fifty years ago, Otis Redding’s plane crashed into a Madison lake, killing the Georgia-born soul singer and most of his band. Biographer Jonathan Gould reflects on Redding’s life and death and why people still talk about that plane crash.

Nov 27, 2017

B.J. Hollars, associate professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and founder and executive director of the Chippewa Valley Writers Guild, discusses his latest book “Flock Together: A Love Affair with Extinct Birds.”

Nov 20, 2017

Wild turkeys were nonexistent in Wisconsin 50 years ago. Today, they’re abundant. National Wild Turkey Federation District Biologist Rick Horton calls the reintroduction a great conservation success story.