Radio Chipstone: The Lakeside Press Printing Cooperative
No to long before the days of MySpace, Facebook, twitter and whatever new form of social media created in the last 5 minutes, if you wanted to know what was going on in your neighborhood you one of your choices was to check out a local Kiosk. Usually covered in at least three feet worth of old band posters, pot luck flyers, and have you seen this dog/fish/chipmunk notices, the kiosk was a living source of community information.
Founded in 1981 by Jerry Chernow, The Lakeside Press Printing Cooperative has produced it's fair share of Kiosk fodder. It's a fixture on Madison's Eastside and it caters to a cliental which often falls the Left of Center. In this edition of Radio Chipstone, contributor Gianofer Fields chats with Chernow about how Lakeside Press helps to create a Madison sense of place: