The fact that comedy is really a visceral, instant reaction, that you can have from audience….you will know right away if people are digging what you are doing and know right away if people are not…

Samuel Shilts

Founder , La Crosse Times

The new satirical newspaper La Crosse Times, offers a much needed comedic alternative to the news in the Coulee Region. At the helm is Sam Shilts, he talks with us about his beginning, comedy, and how this newspaper’s comedic stories sometimes fly over the heads of a few readers and what makes for an interesting headline in our community.


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