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    Publisher's Commentary
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    Don Bakken of Last Crack on stage at Scazt on 11/14/09 - photo by Nick Berard Don Bakken of Last Crack on stage at Scazt on 11/14/09
    photo by Nick Berard

    Letter To The People - December 2009
    by Rökker
    December 2009
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    This issue is dedicated to the memory of our fallen comrade Brian Barney, whom you have known here since 2004 as the writer “Lane Klozier.” Brian passed away last month without warning. Family, friends, band mates, fans and Maximum Ink mourn the loss.

    This Month: Maximum Ink Holiday Party, Last Crack, Adventures With Nikolai

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    Darth Rökker and Obi Dan Kenobi battling - photo by Nick Berard Darth Rökker and Obi Dan Kenobi battling
    photo by Nick Berard

    Letter To The People - November 2009
    by Rökker
    November 2009
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    This Month: Patrick Peterson has surgery for brain tumor, Halloween Spooktakular review, Last Crack “Sinister Funkhosue #17” 20 year anniversary, Adventures With Nikolai

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    Darth Diggler and Obi Weiner at the Mercury Lounge in Madison Darth Diggler and Obi Weiner at the Mercury Lounge in Madison

    Letter To The People - Rökktober 2009
    by Rökker
    October 2009
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    This Month: Patrick Peterson, Stephanie Rearick, Halloween Spooktakular, Last Crack, Adventures with Elizabeth and Nikolai

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    Darth Rökker, Elizabeth and Xiola Blue at the Bristol Ren Faire - photo by Dan Schneiderman Darth Rökker, Elizabeth and Xiola Blue at the Bristol Ren Faire
    photo by Dan Schneiderman

    Letter To The People - September 2009
    by Rökker
    September 2009
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    This issue is dedicated to the memories of Les Paul and Cadillac Joe Andersen, and Irwin A. Goodman.

    This Month: Les Paul, Cadillac Joe Andersen, Irwin A. Goodman, Revolving Axes, Last Crack, Halloween, Adventures With Elizabeth & Nikolai

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    Nikko at Camp Shalom - photo by Rokker Nikko at Camp Shalom
    photo by Rokker

    Letter To The People - August 2009
    by Rökker
    August 2009
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    Summer Metal Meltdown, Atwood Summerfest, Last Crack, Adventures With Nikolai

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    If these guys can get along, anyone can - Dan Stoffels as Obi Wan and Darth Rökker - photo by Lars Forde If these guys can get along, anyone can - Dan Stoffels as Obi Wan and Darth Rökker
    photo by Lars Forde

    Letter To The People - July 2009
    by Rökker
    July 2009
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    This Month: Scavenger Hunt memories, Atwood Summerfest, Hands On WYOU TV, Adventures With Elizabeth. This issue is dedicated to the memory of Paul Kopecky, Koko Taylor and Michael Jackson.

     

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    Elizabeth in her recital outfit, May 2009 - photo by Rokker Elizabeth in her recital outfit, May 2009
    photo by Rokker

    Letter To The People - June 2009
    by Rökker
    June 2009
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    This Month: Capitol Square Scavenger Hunt - June 20th

    Summerfest Schedule for your browser and your Smart Phone

    Atwood Summerfest schedule online at AtwoodSummerfest.com, Hands On WYOU TV fundraiser

    Adventures with Elizabeth: Brewers Game, Ballet Recital

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    Alexis, Nikko and Elizabeth at Olin Park in Madison, WI - photo by Rökker Alexis, Nikko and Elizabeth at Olin Park in Madison, WI
    photo by Rökker

    Letter To The People - May 2009
    by Rökker
    May 2009
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    This issue is dedicated to the memory of Marilyn Chambers, who’s performance in the erotic movies “Behnind The Green Door” and “Insatiable” changed an industry, and got her fired by Ivory Soap!

    Capitol Square Scavenger Hunt: June 20th will be Maximum Ink’s First Annual Capitol Square Scavenger Hunt. Dreamed up by our promotions director Laura Steinhoff, the event will feature participating bars around the capitol square area in which you will need to find objects from a provided list, take a picture and receive points to win prizes from our sponsors….

    PC2USB: My buddy Lars is an inventor from Sweden. He’s always coming up with something crazy. Recently, he’s released a product to the market that is very helpful to musicians and business people. It’s called PC2USB, and it is a piece of hardware and accompanying software that allows you to write files from you computer to up to 13 USB flash drives at one time, a flash drive duplicator. I can think of a million uses…

    Adventures with Elizabeth: What happened to me? I was in a blissful state as every Friday night at 8pm was a new episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. As the season ended I was not prepared for what would follow… the Twilight craze! I hadn’t even heard of it as my beloved Star Wars season came to an end, but now it seems I can’t escape…

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    The High Topps are: Elizabeth, Nikolai and Xiola Blue - photo by Rökker The High Topps are: Elizabeth, Nikolai and Xiola Blue
    photo by Rökker

    Letter To The People - April 2009
    by Rökker
    April 2009
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    This Month: Award season is here again - WAMI, THE MAMAS, Last Crack is back with a performance to celebrate the 20 year anniversary of their debut album Sinister Funkhouse #17, SaveKensLegs.com - see how much we collected for Ken’s cause, Adventures with the High Topps (Nikko, Elizabeth and Xiola Blue play Rock Band for XBox 360)

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    Elizabeth at 10 years old - photo by Rökker Elizabeth at 10 years old
    photo by Rökker

    Letter To The People - March 2009
    by Rökker
    March 2009
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    This Month: Maximum Ink’s 13 Year Anniversary, Bomblastica 2009: A Party For The People 3/20-21, Maximum Ink website nominated for an international award by Metal Hammer magazine, Phil Gnarly and the Tough Guys 20 Year Reunion at the Frequency on April 4th, Adventures with Elizabeth

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    Bradley Fish's Electrifried Band: Jeff Muendel, Philly, Bradley Fish, Rokker - at Smart Studios in Madison, Spring 2008 Bradley Fish's Electrifried Band: Jeff Muendel, Philly, Bradley Fish, Rokker - at Smart Studios in Madison, Spring 2008

    Letter To The People - February 2009
    by Rökker
    February 2009
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    This issue is dedicated to Milwaukee’s Terry Frank, a legendary blues guitarist who passed away last month. It was hard adding his name to the death notices this month, as I’ve probably typed his name in our live music calendar a few hundred times over the last 13 years. Our hearts go out to his family and friends.

    1 they said couldn’t be done. 3 they said was luck. 5 was surprising. 6 tied the record. 7 was magic. 10 garnered respect. 13 turned out to be lucky indeed.

    This issue marks the end of Maximum Ink’s 13th full year of publishing a music magazine, 156 issues. Year 14 promises to be an eventful year for Max Ink as we continue to grow both in print and online.

    Plus… Max Ink’s Calendar goes to Mobile Phone, Bradley Fish’s Electrifried Band up for a MAMA Award and Adventures With Nikolai, Max Ink’s future publisher.

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    I wonder if Nikolai knew Elizabeth was giving him bunny ears.... ? - photo by Rokker I wonder if Nikolai knew Elizabeth was giving him bunny ears.... ?
    photo by Rokker

    Letter To The People - January 2009
    by Rökker
    January 2009
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    This Month: Max Ink’s 2008 Holiday party remembered, Adventures with Nikolai

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