Wisconsin alcohol regulation, Pornography and American life

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Customer Sarah Seefeldt, left, orders a beer at Izzy Hops Swig & Nosh in Milwaukee on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. Angela Major/WPR

A lobbyist for the Tavern League of Wisconsin joins us to discuss new proposed regulations for alcohol establishments in the state. Then, an author joins us to discuss her new book looking at the complicated dynamics surrounding pornography in American culture.

Featured in this Show

  • How a new bill could transform Wisconsin's alcohol industry

    A new state assembly bill could completely change how alcohol is produced, distributed and sold in Wisconsin. We talk to a lobbyist for the Tavern League of Wisconsin about how the bill could affect the future of the state’s alcohol industry.

  • America's complicated relationship with pornography

    You’re either pro-porn, or anti-porn, right? Not so fast, says our guest. We talk with the author of a new book about the history of pornography in America, who argues that porn intersects with every aspect of our lives, and our relationships with it are complicated.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Beatrice Lawrence Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Scott Stenger Guest
  • Kelsy Burke Guest

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