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Tuesday on Lake Effect: Milwaukee Handicrafts Project, ‘Storied & Scandalous Wisconsin’, Coronavirus Children’s Book, Da Crusher

Today, on Lake Effect we learn about the Milwaukee Handicrafts Project and some of Wisconsin’s more scandalous history. Then, the author of a coronavirus children’s book explains how she hopes it will help families cope through difficult times. Plus, we learn about the career and legacy of South Milwaukee native, and pro-wrestler, “Da Crusher.”


  • Matthew Prigge, Milwaukee writer
  • Anna Lardinois, local historian, tour guide, and author of Storied & Scandalous Wisconsin
  • Lora Hyler, author of Our Bodies Stay Home, Our Imagination Runs Free
  • Chris Smith, organized & fundraised for ‘Da Crusher’ Statue