There’s No Biz Like ShowBiz

When I was a kid, I’ll never forget when we got a ShowBiz Pizza in Appleton next to the K-Mart. The restaurant featured pizza, video games and Rock-afire Explosion, which was a band comprised of animatronic anthropomorphized animals, headed by Billy Bob the Bear, who was the face of the franchise. The group performed medleys […]

Read More

Get to Know Us: Mike Curry

Where do you live?        Appleton Where are you from?     Appleton My legal practice…           My practice focuses on commercial and personal litigation.   I have represented clients in a variety of matters, including commercial litigation, product liability defense, personal injury, as well as probate and estate disputes. My practice provides opportunities to learn about […]

Read More

She Burned Me With Science

In my high school physics class, we learned about the different boiling and freezing points of liquids. While water boils at 212° and freezes at 32°, our teacher explained that liquid nitrogen, for example, could remain liquid even in temperatures below -300°. As an experiment, he dipped a rose into the liquid and then shattered […]

Read More

Hopes of a Jury Award Disappeared

When I was a kid, magicians were a big deal. You could routinely see Doug Henning, Penn and Teller, or Harry Anderson of ‘Night Court’ fame, perform on late night television, such as ‘The Tonight Show’ with Johnny Carson. But the biggest magician of the 1980s was definitely David Copperfield. He performed some amazing tricks, […]

Read More

Lawsuit Freeze

For my daughter’s 15th birthday, we took her to Title Town, the new development across from Lambeau Field in Green Bay. She and her boyfriend went sledding down Ariens Hill on inner tubes and then went ice skating at their outdoor rink. I wanted to memorialize the occasion by taking many photos. I thought it […]

Read More

Autopilot?

My great-uncle Clarence used to tell awesome stories. Some of his favorites were from his days teaching driver’s education. One of his students asked if she could put on the cruise control. When he said yes, she reclined the seat, put her hands behind her head, and enjoyed the ride. Thankfully he grabbed the wheel […]

Read More

If It Is Broke, Fix It

When I was 12, I got a Star Wars kite for my birthday. On a particularly blustery autumn day, I unfurled it and flew it in our yard. Because it was so windy, the kite took off like a rocket and the string abruptly snapped. It flew over the river and was never seen again. […]

Read More

Crossing the Line

About ten years ago while strolling through the aisles at the dollar store, we picked up an air horn. We had a bit of a deer problem. Every morning my wife would go out to her garden and see that all of her beautiful flowers and plants were eaten by deer. They particularly loved her […]

Read More