Too Much Exposure

When I was in high school, my buddies and I went to see Kiss in concert at the Brown County Arena. We got there early, so we landed terrific seats in the first row of seating off the floor. Because we were early, we watched all the other concertgoers roll in. Many of them were […]

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Client Alert: Increased Federal Overtime Eligibility Effective July 1, 2024 – Part One

On April 23, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor adopted a Final Rule (“Rule”) aimed at expanding overtime eligibility for certain employees under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).  Currently, employers are required to pay overtime to employees who work more than 40 hours per week unless they are exempt.[1] The Rule, which will […]

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Using Marital Property Agreements in Wisconsin

In Wisconsin, a Marital Property Agreement can be a valuable tool for estate planning, particularly for transferring property without going through probate, the legal process of distributing a deceased person’s estate, which is often both time-consuming and costly. Here’s how it works: What is a Marital Property Agreement? A Marital Property Agreement is a legal […]

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Not Clowning Around

One of my favorite ‘80s movies is ‘Coming to America.’ The film stars Eddie Murphy as Akeem, Prince of the prosperous African kingdom of Zamunda. Instead of going through with his arranged marriage, he elects to travel to Queens, New York, to fall in love and marry someone of his choosing. To prevent women from […]

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Voicing Concerns

Last week I wrote about actress Scarlett Johansson’s concerns over OpenAI’s unauthorized use of her voice for their artificial intelligence software. She is not alone in her plight. Voice actors Paul Skye Lehrman and Linnea Sage are suing AI firm Lovo for allegedly commissioning them for voice projects under false pretenses to create and sell […]

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Eat Your Heart Out Rich Little

I saw a hilarious video online the other day of Morgan Freeman purportedly narrating everyday people’s lives. While the voiceover was very good, you could definitely tell it’s an impersonation. With Artificial Intelligence these days, however, it’s getting harder and harder to spot a fake. Actress Scarlett Johansson voiced the title character in the film […]

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Dry Barn

A few years ago, my family was invited to a wedding. Instead of going to a banquet hall for the reception, however, we went to a barn. It was a cool day in May, so all the women in my family were freezing, and it only got worse as the night went on. Despite the […]

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Strike up a Union

This year was a big year for Ivy League hoops. First, Yale won their conference tournament to earn a bid in the NCAA tournament where the 13th seeded Bulldogs upset the Auburn Tigers. Even more shocking, however, was how Dartmouth ended their season. The Big Green went 2-12 to finish 8th in the conference and […]

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Get Yer Heat On!

As I’ve previously mentioned, last fall, five buddies and I went to Las Vegas to celebrate us all turning 50. After studying several YouTube tutorial videos, we tested our luck at the craps table and had so much fun. Since I won’t be going back to Vegas anytime soon, if I ever get the gambling […]

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Fake It ’til You Make It

Earlier this spring, a lucky resident of New Jersey won the $1.13 billion Mega Millions lottery. After taking out taxes, the grand prize got paid out in a one-time cash payment of $537.5 million. In the lead up to the big drawing, Georgia Lottery President and CEO Gretchen Corbin, lead director of the Mega Millions […]

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