The Author

The Author, circa 2014

Matthew J. Prigge is an author and historian. He is the author of four books, including the award-winning Milwaukee Mayhem: Murder and Mystery in the Cream City’s First Century, and Outlaws, Rebels, and Vixens: Motion Picture Censorship in Milwaukee, 1914-1971. His favored historical topics include deadly fires, small-time hustlers, and baseball. He lives on Milwaukee’s east side with his wife and their three occasionally-troublesome pet rats.