Down The Cheezehole - Wisconsin & Midwest Humor, Interviews & News

Down The Cheezehole - Wisconsin & Midwest Humor, Interviews & News

Three pals in a Northern Wisconsin basement dive into news and happenings around the state of Wisconsin with humorous and honest observations. Sometimes they get a little off track and travel down the cheezehole to related (and unrelated) topics.

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July 20, 2021 37 min

The Wisconsin basement crew interviews competitive eater Kathryn Tesch of Dorchester, and also discusses falling fish in Neenah, a Sparta man cited for an OWI after leaving his car in the La Crosse River, a Lodi company producing supplements made entirely of human milk, a State Trooper in DeForest removing an owl from a truck grill, the Milwaukee Bucks expanding the Deer District to 65,000 fans, an 85-year-old woman from Port Edwar...

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The Wisconsin basement crew answers some hot dog trivia while Erik attempts to eat 8 hot dogs in 10 minutes, and also discusses the attempt to make Colby the official state cheese, animals at the Henry Vilas Zoo getting COVID vaccines, the new food offerings at the 2021 Wisconsin State Fair, a Phoenix woman buying NBA Finals tickets only to find out the game was in Milwaukee, a diner in Delta doing away with tips, and more! Please ...

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July 6, 2021 34 min

The Wisconsin basement crew talks about home-destroying fireworks incidents in Madison and Green Bay, the death of "Big Jake" the world's tallest horse from Poynette, a drunken Beloit man crashing into a Brodhead police vehicle, naming an 18-foot musky statue in Boulder Junction, an increase in Great Lakes drownings, painters misspelling "Plover" on the city's water tower, the return of large events around W...

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The basement crew interviews three extraordinary collectors from Wisconsin. First we talk to Deb Hoffman from Waukesha, the Guinness World Record holder for the largest collection of Winnie The Pooh memorabilia consisting of over 20,000 items! Then we interview Ben Nummerdor of Cedarburg who has over 900 Milwaukee Brewers-signed baseballs, nearly every player who has ever played with the team since their inception! Finally, we chat...

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June 30, 2021 48 min

The Wisconsin basement crew returns after a week off and talks about a Weyauwega cheesemaker claiming the world's longest string cheese, an old-timey baseball festival in Menomonie, an eagle drowning a fawn in Crivitz, counties with the highest COVID vaccine rate, the world's largest Smurf collection in Ripon, a Dorchester woman competing in Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest, a Baraboo Walmart employee tackling an intr...

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June 16, 2021 40 min

The basement crew talks about where Wisconsin ranks in the list of “Most Fun States,” broadband internet for dairy cows, a bottle rocket causing a house fire in Pewaukee, a Cudahy man threatening to shoot his son’s volunteer basketball coach, a chemical plant fire on the Illinois border, a UW doctor forging the way on rural healthcare, the origins of Flag Day in Wisconsin, turtle migration, and more! Please like, follow and comment...

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June 11, 2021 35 min

The Wisconsin basement crew discusses a fecal incident at a Wausau pool, a Columbus man abandoning his ship off the Cape Cod coast, an adult gaming lounge in Milwaukee, a former Green Bay Packer who became a vicious serial killer, Big Boy returning to Wisconsin after 26 years, a Franklin woman who murdered her friend with eye drops, a Marathon County man impersonating parks officers at local boat launches, an axe attack in Monroe C...

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June 2, 2021 32 min

For their 30th episode, the basement crew talks about the Adopt A Dairy Cow program in southwestern Wisconsin, an intruder drunkenly breaking into a Milwaukee Airbnb filled with deputies, a record number of siblings in this year's graduating class in Onalaska, the crowning of Miss Wisconsin, the reopening (and the worker shortage) of Wisconsin Dells themeparks, and more! Please like, follow and comment! Watch the show on YouTub...

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May 26, 2021 41 min

The Wisconsin basement crew discusses grazing goats in Wausau and Madison parks, a BB gun robbery in Wood County, the return of an escaped alligator in Bonduel, a financial adviser from Oconomowoc stealing $2.6 million from clients (including his own parents), a Prairie du Chien High School senior using a billboard to invite the entire town to his grad party, an Alaska man drowning in a Best Western Hotel pond in Black River Falls,...

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May 19, 2021 40 min

The Wisconsin basement crew talks cheese production numbers, the state's most popular baby names, Oconomowoc's new Minor League Baseball team, a vaccination clinic at a bar in Eau Claire, Minnesota's push to legalize marijuana, a Bucky Badger statue theft in Middleton, hard seltzers from Miller Genuine Draft, Crusherfest in South Milwaukee, and more! Please like, follow and comment! Watch the show on YouTube - Episode 2...

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May 12, 2021 45 min

The basement crew discusses Wisconsin Public Service’s peregrine falcon naming contest, Walworth County parents suing Snapchat for their son's car crash, our statewide Drug Take Back Day results, an Eau Claire shake-of-the-day jackpot seizure, an update on Brett Favre's $1.1 million welfare fraud, and more! Plus attempts to get Erik to eat an old hardboiled egg and silkworm pupae, and upcoming events in Racine, Muscoda, and...

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May 5, 2021 39 min

The Wisconsin basement crew talks about the departure of USA Curling from Stevens Point, Madison's tourism drop during COVID, a Culver's robbery with a getaway bicycle, a turkey intruder in Lincoln County, a prostitution ring at a strip club in Lebanon, the latest Aaron Rodgers drama, and more! Plus a game of "First or Worse" about former Packers draft picks. Please like, follow and comment! Watch the show on YouTub...

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April 28, 2021 40 min

The Wisconsin basement crew pays Erik to drink a carton of heavy whipping cream, and also discusses a Juneau County woman filing a class-action lawsuit against Bagel Bites, a handcuffed Rothschild man stealing and totaling a squad car, the Marathon County Bomb Squad traveling to Rice Lake to go geocaching, a UW-Whitewater football player's rising NFL Draft stock, harassing high school officials, and more! Please like, follow an...

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April 21, 2021 37 min

The Wisconsin basement crew discusses an Osceola man surviving 45 minutes in under-barn manure pit, cattle truck tippings in Howard and Green Bay, Esports in Stratford, invasive jumping worms, a family wanting their $500,000 donation to the Badgers Tennis program back, the new TitletownFlats apartments, a 1961 UFO sighting in Eagle River and Sugar Camp, a Viterbo arsonist, and more! Please like, follow and comment! Watch the show o...

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April 15, 2021 39 min

The Wisconsin basement crew talks about the return of the 8-foot Osseo chicken statue, fishing with fire extinguishers on Lake Michigan, a Racine man charged with a testicle shooting, an insane quarter-million-dollar FedEx scam by a Weston man, a Brewers fan collecting more than 900 signed baseballs, a cow stuck in a New London porch, and more! Also featuring a guest interview with Coach Rick Wagner, the Assistant Athletic Director...

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April 7, 2021 40 min

The Wisconsin basement crew enjoys sausage from Nilssen's Market in Clear Lake, introduces a new segment called "$5 at the General," and discusses two stabbings in the Green Bay area, a driver getting his 8th DWI while parked next to the Burnett County Sheriff's Office, Aaron Rodgers hosting Jeopardy!, a write-in candidate in Glenmore who wants a manure pit, former Badger Kalvin Barrett taking over as Dane County Sh...

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March 31, 2021 36 min

The Wisconsin basement crew discusses animal intruders in Wausau and the UW-Eau Claire, the thefts of an 8-foot rooster in Osseo and a 25-foot pine on the Madison campus, Peeps-flavored soda for Easter, the Columbus mayor pleading guilty to bank fraud, free Leinie's for vaccinated people, Barry Alvarez's retirement, and more! Please like, follow and comment! Watch the show on YouTube - Episode 21 Videocast

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March 25, 2021 34 min

The basement crew talks about the Wisconsin Senate approving booze-to-go, a Milwaukee man sporting a half-beard look in his driver's license photo, a Twin Cities distillery setting up shop across the border in River Falls, the Badgers Women's Hockey team claiming their 6th National Championship, too many female walleye, a 15th century chapel on the Marquette campus, and some Wisconsin high school mascot trivia! Please like,...

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March 17, 2021 38 min

The Wisconsin basement crew discusses the Stevens Point mayor jockeying for a RoboCop statue, replacing car seats with camping chairs, a Lincoln County man arrested for being drunk at a court appearance, a Door County dog crashing a Jeep, veterinarians giving the COVID vaccine, a Holmen native on the Mars Rover team, and a rousing game of "Fact or Forgery" about weird Wisconsin laws! Please like, follow and comment! Watch t...

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March 10, 2021 41 min

The basement crew plays a game of "Packer, Politician or Pinocchio," and discusses an exotic pet surrender in Kaukauna, a stolen ice shanty, another drunk driving incident in Mount Pleasant, the firing of WAPL host Len Nelson, internet service by drone, naked neighbors out for air, and more! Please like, follow and comment! Watch the show on YouTube - Episode 18 Videocast

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