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Friday on Lake Effect: Rainn Wilson, Trains Magazine Turns 75, Wisconsin Sports

Friday on Lake Effect:

Actor Rainn Wilson looks back on his journey from nerdy pre-teen to award-winning comic actor and founder of the website Soulpancake. Then, celebrating the 75th anniversary of a Waukesha based magazine that its founder launched as “the National Geographic of trains”. Sports contributor Howie Magner chats about how Wisconsin reacts when the Packers lose two games in a row, and sports contrarian Jonathan West has better things to do.


  • Rainn Wilson, actor
  • Jim Wrinn, editor of Trains magazine
  • Howie Magner, Milwaukee Magazine
  • Jonathan West, Pfister Narrator and Lake Effect essayist