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Friday on Lake Effect: Office of Violence Prevention, World Migratory Bird Day, Jeannie Gaffigan

Friday on Lake Effect:

Writer Zach Brooke talks about the philosophy that guides Reggie Moore and the Office of Violence Prevention that he heads. Then, a look ahead to this weekend and celebrations of two groups of important pollinators: bees and migratory birds. Following the death of an influential French chef, Paul Bartolotta reflects on why the French have such an outsized role in food. Plus comedy writer, Milwaukee-native, and Marquette graduate Jeannie Gaffigan reflects on a lifetime of humor ahead of her commencement speech at Marquette this weekend.


  • Zach Brooke, writer
  • Bill Mueller, director, Western Great Lakes Bird & Bat Observatory
  • Paul Bartolotta, chef and restaurateur; Kyle Cherek, Lake Effect contributor
  • Jeannie Gaffigan, comedy writer