Dan Shafer

Dan Shafer is a veteran Milwaukee journalist, an award-winning weekly opinion columnist, and author of The Recombobulation Area.


Dan Shafer is featured on the following episode(s).

One Week Till April 4th(Hour 2)

Dan Shafer joins to talk about his most recent piece on The Recombobulation Area talking about how gerrymandered Wisconsin is and how we have a chance to do something about it next week on April 4th.

Then we talk to Oshkosh Mayoral candidate Aaron Wosckowski on his candidacy and how we can get more GenZ folks to run for office.


Dane County Supervisor Analiese Eicher will be joining Dueling Tangents Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. followed by Dan Shafer of The Recombobulation Area at 2:30 p.m. Tune in on MAD Radio 92.7 or on the Civic Media app

Bye Bye Aaron Rodgers (Hour 2)

Packers insider Paul Noonan joined the show to talk about Aaron Rodgers and the looming trade to the New York Jets, and reacted live to comments from Rodgers made on the Pat McAfee show.

Then, Scott Gordon, publisher of Tone Madison, joined the show to talk about the race for mayor in Madison between incumbent Satya Rhodes-Conway and challenger Gloria Reyes, and the issues of transit and housing that have dominated the campaign. 

Dan Shafer Guest Hosts and Dr. Kristin Lyerly stops by (Hour 1)

Dan Shafer of The Recombobulatioan Area guest hosts.

Dr. Kristin Lyerly joined the show to talk about the race for mayor in Green Bay between incumbent Eric Genrich (backed by Democrats) and challenger Chad Weininger (backed by Republicans). She also discussed life as an OB/GYN in post-Roe Wisconsin, and previewed the “Rally for our Rights” event in Green Bay this weekend.

Then, Dan talked about some Wisconsin headlines, including the abortion rights proposals from Robin Vos and legislative Republicans that have no chance of passing.