• June 1, 2023

Hollywood’s writers are on strike. Here’s why that matters.

Hollywood’s writers are on strike. After six weeks of negotiation with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP), the Writers Guild of America — which represents approximately 11,500 people who write the Hollywood shows and movies we watch in theaters and at home — announced that its membership would walk off the job starting at 12:01am…

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What you should know about the Edmund Fitzgerald, the Milwaukee-linked ship that sank and inspired a classic Gordon Lightfoot song

One of the best-known shipwrecks of the 20th century took place north of Wisconsin involving a ship owned by a Milwaukee company, registered to Milwaukee and named for a Milwaukee board chairman — and which became a legend thanks to a haunting song about the tragedy by Canadian singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot. Here’s what you should…

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