Following an article being published for Hometown News Group regarding a woman who organizes and hosts parties where women and couples can learn about different sexual aids for a better sex life, there was a large number of complaint letters regarding the story and the impact it would have on the children of in the circulation area. That same week, a report conducted by the Federal Government determined that an alarming number of teen girls had a sex-related disease. The cartoon illustrated how turning a blind-eye to the topic, does not make it go away.
After a long and drawn out winter, with huge snow falls, I created this editorial cartoon to convey the general feeling of the Hometown News Group readers regarding what seemed to be a winter with no end.
Following much debate on the impact that the smoking ban would have on Wisconsin Taverns, the idea that Wisconsinites would suddenly stop going to bars, or stop drinking all together was called into question.
By Patrick Stutz
Special to Maximum Ink
Posted: November, 2006
Across the street from the evening’s venue at The Rave in Milwaukee, sits the historical looking Ambassador Hotel on Wisconsin Avenue. The inlaid marble floors and Art Deco design of the building’s lounge gives an upper class façade, where women sip martinis and the men order scotch. Off in the furthest corner from the street window, the general décor of the bar is thrown off by facial pierces, T-shirts and blue jeans as three members of the Orange County ska band, Reel Big Fish, sit quietly sipping vodka tonics, bloody Maries, and lattes. Being a little out of place is a scene trombone player Dan Regan says the band is familiar with.
By Patrick Stutz
Special to Channel3000.com
Posted: April 28, 2005
When musician Chris Root, 26, first spotted Juju Stulbach, 30, on the set of an indie-film in New York City in 2001, he instantly began thinking about how to bring their two worlds together. At the time the Brazilian dancer and actress had no interest in pursuing a musical career, but the few bars that Root heard her sing were enough to convince him that she was simply in the wrong field.