Milwaukee Talk fanatics the world over will soon have a chance to relive all their favorite moments of the fabled, long-running TV morning talk show.

On this morning’s broadcast, rock-jawed co-host Vic Shell and the diurnally enchanting Mary Margaret broke the news that a new website is being launched. The site will chronologically post old American Log newspaper articles highlighting the meteoric rise to fame of The Chat Pack and the legendary ascent and fall of their Ballast Casino Variety Show.

Check out the big news below:

Not only will The Chat Pack website be busy with weekly postings from classic newspaper articles such as the details of Vic Shell’s on-again, off-again intimate relationship with Milwaukee Mentor winner Angel, but it will also feature audio and video clips re-experiencing unforgettable moments like the live on-air shearing of polydactyly stage manager Les Tremaine’s hand.

In addition, website devotees will be treated with contests and insider accounts via articles from their heyday, such as their infamous “Night of 12,000 Chicken Wings”.

Milwaukee Talk celebrates 15 years of The Chat Pack

Join us as we trace The Chat Pack’s humble beginnings at WLKE-TV3 as they ride their morning talk show Milwaukee Talk to number one in the ratings. From there, watch their fast skip and a long jump to the Ballast Casino where their nightclub act becomes the number one draw in the state. As individuals they’re good, but the sum of their parts shows how great these lovable band of entertainers can be.

Click the Menu icon on the top right and head over to our ABOUT page to learn a little more about this troupe of uniquely entertaining individuals known as The Chat Pack.


2 thoughts on “The Chat Pack is back!

  1. We at The American Log are thrilled to be part of this exciting initiative! All our archived newspaper articles about Milwaukee Talk and The Chat Pack – soon to be online for all to savour!! Stay tuned!!!


  2. So glad to see the Chat Pack is back ! Vic, Mary and the gang were a staple in my house growing up…real TV for real ‘waukeeners’. Will we get to see that insane interview that was banned by the FCC ever again ? I live in Chicago now and my friends still don’t believe me when I tell them.


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