Dan Harmon

Lake Effect Producer

Dan Harmon has been with WUWM since the launch of At 10 in 1999. Now with Lake Effect, Dan is responsible for much of the technical side of producing a daily magazine show, from selecting the music that accompanies interviews, to the actual editing and mixing of the complete show. Dan can also be heard on air, interviewing guests on subjects ranging from movies to architecture.

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Dining
4:30 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

3 Places to Taste the Ramen Renaissance in Milwaukee

The Shorewood restaurant Tochi serves ramen with unique toppings, like a deviled egg.
Credit Tochi Facebook

Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews dining critic Ann Christenson.

When you hear the words "ramen noodles," your mind may turn to those 39-cent friends to both college students and the thrifty alike. But the ones you’ll find at Milwaukee area restaurants these days are a cut above.

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Arts & Culture
1:39 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Video: Irish Comedian Goes Global - and Rags on American Culture

Irish comedian Dylan Moran was in Milwaukee for a show last fall.
Credit Dylan Moran Facebook

Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews Irish comedian Dylan Moran.

If you set out to name five current stand-up comedians, the name Dylan Moran probably wouldn’t make your list.

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Health & Science
10:00 am
Tue November 19, 2013

Neurosurgeon Explores Afterlife - in Death and in His Book

Dr. Eben Alexander III's best-selling book explores what we know - and don't know - about what comes next.

Few things are as mysterious to us as the existence of an afterlife. At the same time, the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life found that three-quarters of Americans believe in an afterlife – 50-percent strongly so.

Proving it, however, is relegated to religious beliefs and personal testaments, and isn’t typically in the realm of people in science and medicine.

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Economy & Business
3:46 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Are Driverless Cars in Our Near Future?

A Google driverless car on a testing path
Credit Steve Jurvetson/Flickr

Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews auto contributor Mark Savage.

The idea of a driverless car has always been the stuff of science fiction. Even George Jetson sat in the driver’s seat of his personal flying saucer.  But it’s a technology that may well be on our doorstep.

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Arts & Culture
9:42 am
Thu October 31, 2013

UWM Philosophy Professor Reconsiders Pragmatism

A new book looks at the history of the philosophy of pragmatism.
Credit Wiley-Blackwell

Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews Robert Schwartz, professor of philosophy at UW-Milwaukee.

Philosophy is a required course in many colleges and universities, but few of us ever get beyond that level.

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Arts & Culture
4:53 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Clothed, Nude Photos Uncloak Nature of 'Identity' in Exhibit

William Zuback's photograph "Jane Doe No. 13 (Clothed)" appears in his new exhibit, "Identity."
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Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews photographer William Zuback.

We’ve all heard the cliché – don’t judge a book by its cover. 

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Arts & Culture
5:25 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

Highlights for 2014 Car Models

Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews auto contributor Mark Savage.

The 2014 calendar year doesn’t begin for another two-and-a-half months, but the 2014 car model year has been underway for almost all of 2013.

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Arts & Culture
3:19 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

LGBT Film Festival Opens in a 'Divine' Way

"I am Divine" opens the Milwaukee LGBT Film and Video Festival on Thursday night.
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Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews Carl Bogner, director of Milwaukee's LGBT Film and Video Festival.

The 28th annual Milwaukee LGBT Film and Video Festival opens this evening at the Oriental Theater. 

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Arts & Culture
4:25 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

3 Films to See This Weekend

The film "The Patience Stone," which opens tonight, takes place in a country in the middle of war.
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Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews film critic Dave Luhrssen.

You could say that George Clooney and Sandra Bullock’s new space-based film has a sort of gravitational pull.

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Arts & Culture
11:56 am
Fri October 11, 2013

Filmmaker Finds Meaning in India

Steve Hoover's "Blood Brother" documentary on an orphanage for HIV positive children
Credit Steve Hoover

Steve Hoover talks with Lake Effect's Dan Harmon about his new documentary.

There are a lot of movies out there about protagonists trying to find themselves in exotic locations, like India – think Eat, Pray, Love.

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