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Wisconsin Life Animated

Every animated segment of “Wisconsin Life” all in one place.

First Day of School

“First Day of School” is an animated version of the story written by Jo Shaffer describing the dreadful anxieties that ...

LEGOs Are Building Blocks of West Bend Couple’s Relationship

Eric and Emily Krans are unofficial LEGO Master Builders. They create amazing structures from small, colorful plastic bricks. Turns out, ...

Wisconsin Expat Reflects On What It Means To Be A FIB

A Story by Author Patrick Somerville. You've all heard the term. You know what it means. You've muttered it with ...

New Moms – One Human, One Bear – Have An Encounter In The Woods

No one wants to have an encounter with a bear – well most of us anyway. But a run in ...

Animated Short Explores A Family Tradition Of Giving In “Something About A Flower: The Fortune We Share”

Something About a Flower: The Fortune We Share is an animated short focused on the perspective of a young girl ...

Kitchens

This animated story written by Michael Perry shares a poetic memory in a country kitchen. His story reveals that a ...

Spoken Word Artist Describes Brother’s Struggle

While enrolled in the UW Madison's First Wave Hip Hop arts program, Steven Rodriguez created a poem inspired by his ...

Taxi Cab Driver Shares A Ride Through The Night

Philip Ashby is a television production artist by day and a taxi cab driver by night.  In this animated story, ...

Can Playing Games Make You A Better Problem Solver?

In this animated story, popular fantasy writer Patrick Rothfuss laments that “kids these days” don’t play as many thought-provoking games ...

Beloit Woman Laments The Season Of Winter In This Animated Story

Winter is a season that invites strong feelings among Wisconsinites. Love it or hate it, we all have to deal ...

In This Animated Story, Author Benjamin Percy Tells How He Came To Love Wisconsin

Many of us come to love Wisconsin by birth. But for others, it comes through marriage. Writer Benjamin Percy tells ...

Complicated Card Game Called Sheepshead Creates Family Bond In This Animated Tale

Dave Cieslewicz’s family introduced him as a young boy to the game of Sheepshead. The complicated card game bonded the ...

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