Smaller city business startups, Book-to-movie adaptations

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Alec Hansen of Madison looks at a book Wednesday, Aug. 10, at Leopold’s Books Bar Caffè in Madison, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

While Madison and Milwaukee see plenty of new businesses, opportunities also exist in smaller cities for startups with the right support. We talk about what it takes to attract more new businesses to other parts of the state. We also get your recommendations for the best and worst book-to-movie adaptations.

Featured in this Show

  • The best (and worst) book-to-movie adaptations

    When books get turned into a movies or television shows, the results can be mixed. We ask you to share your biggest book-to-film disappointments or favorite adaptations!

  • Wisconsin's startup business community, outside of Madison and Milwaukee

    The resources for startup businesses in Wisconsin spread a lot farther than the state’s two largest cities. We learn more about the business infrastructure in Wisconsin and what kind of success the state has seen.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Tom Still Guest

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