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Chris Olszyk: Life in Japan since 1989

Born and raised in Milwaukee, Asia was the last place Chris Olszyk ever expected to live. Yet he has been working in Japan for nearly three decades, while keeping a home and connections in his birth city. He has had a unique perspective to watch a foreign culture evolve, and experience an economy go from boom to bust. Olszyk sees Anime as a great cultural exchange between two cultures, and how technology has supported continued fascination with Japan. | Q&A Q: What year did you first move to Japan, and why did you go? A: 1989. I was teaching...

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Video: Japanese Experiences

Born and raised in Milwaukee, Asia was the last place Chris Olszyk ever expected to live. Yet he has been working in Japan for nearly three decades, while keeping a home and connections in his birth city.

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Plenty of sizzle at Baconfest on Valentine’s Day

Patrick Cudahy knows just how much Milwaukee residents love bacon. The bacon producer joined with 102.9 The HOG to present the fifth-annual Baconfest Milwaukee. Held on February 14, the Valentine’s Day celebration the perfect combination of love and bacon. Held inside Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, all things bacon were offered for sampling to the public. Thousands of visitors devoured these unique bacon creations. This year delivered on its promise to be bigger, bolder, and tastier than ever before. Festival attendees delighted in bacon-inspired creations from Milwaukee’s best chefs and a seemingly endless supply of bacon. Radio 102.9 The HOG’s...

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Steve Teague: Having Faith in Milwaukee

Father Steve Teague has been leading the congregation of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church for almost ten years, with a career in the clergy stretching back four decades. As an advocate for social justice, personal faith, and religious tolerance, he shares a lifetime of spiritual insight about Christianity in the community. | Q&A Q: Society has expectations of you as a church leader, which can be a lonely position. When people have a crisis of faith, they turn to a priest. Who do you turn to? A: I turn to my wife Karen, to other family members, to close friends...

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