Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
It’s not a stretch to say that this past Tuesday, February 17, was one of the most highly anticipated days of the year.
It was the noon hour. And the five old folks are talking about books and movies when this subject comes up…
For those completely in the dark about pop culture, the above is a 2011 erotic romance novel that chronicles the relationship between a college graduate and a young business magnate. The novel is famous for its explicit sex scenes of bondage/discipline, dominance/submission and sadism/masochism.
Fifty Shades of Grey is the first installment of a trilogy. The second and third volumes, Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed were published in 2012.
Tonight we get Neil Patrick Harris.
Anissa E. Weier, 13, is brought into court for the preliminary hearing in the Waukesha County courthouse. The judge ruled photos may only show her below the neckline. A preliminary hearing was held this week for Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier,who are charged as adults with the attempted first-degree intentional homicide of Payton Leutner on May 31, after a sleepover at Geyser's house to mark Geyser's 12th birthday. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel photo: Rick Wood
A Syrian child sits in the back of a truck loaded with furniture as residents collect what's left of their belongings from their apartments on Feb. 13, following months of shelling by regime forces in the besieged rebel held area of Douma, north east of the capital Damascus, Syria. Photo: Sameer Al-Doumy / AFP - Getty Images
A Russia-backed rebel rests as a dog eats from a can in Debaltseve, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. After weeks of relentless fighting, the embattled Ukrainian rail hub of Debaltseve fell Wednesday to Russia-backed separatists, who hoisted a flag in triumph over the town. The Ukrainian president confirmed that he had ordered troops to pull out and the rebels reported taking hundreds of soldiers captive.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Philadelphia firefighters work the scene of an overnight blaze in west Philadelphia, on Feb. 16 as icicles hang from where the water from their hoses froze. Bone-chilling, single digit temperatures have gripped the region, prompting the closure of all parish and regional Catholic elementary schools in the city of Philadelphia. Photo: Jacqueline Larma / AP
Lake Erie was about 94 percent covered in ice this weekend, according to the Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory. A NASA satellite captured this view of the lake on February 15. The aftermath of a deadly winter storm paralyzed much of the eastern United States on Tuesday and forecasters warned of the worst cold in two decades from another arctic front this week.
A partially frozen American Falls in sub freezing temperatures is seen in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada on Feb. 17. Photo: Lindsay Dedario / Reuters
This unusual ice formation in the shape of a Jeep's grill was spotted in the parking lot of the Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, N.C. on Feb 17. An eyewitness believes the vehicle's owner warmed up the engine, and the imprint remained after the driver backed out of the parking space. The ice was attached to the curb. Photo: WITN
A couple walks hand-in-hand through the snow in the Back Bay during a winter blizzard in Boston, Massachusetts February 15, 2015. The U.S. Northeast faced yet another major winter storm last weekend, with blizzard conditions in six states' coastal regions, much of which is already buried under record-setting snow, forecasters said. In Boston, snow fell hard last Saturday afternoon, pausing for an evening lull before picking up again. (REUTERS/Brian Snyder)
Dozens of pilot whales lie beached at Farewell Spit on the northern tip of New Zealand's South Island, on Feb. 13. About 140 pilot whales that stranded themselves on a remote stretch of New Zealand beach died, but conservation workers and volunteers helped refloat the remaining 60 or so with hopes they will survive. Photo: Department of Conservation via Reuters
Kagome Co's employee Shigenori Suzuki tries to eat a tomato which is fed to him by the newly-developed `Wearable Tomato` device for runners during its unveiling event ahead of the weekend's Tokyo Marathon in Tokyo February 19, 2015. The eight-kilo (17.6-pound) contraption fits on a runner like a rucksack. It can distribute a total of seven medium-sized tomatoes, one by one, at the click of a button and supplies the runner with much needed nutrients during a long jog or race. (REUTERS/Toru Hanai)
People rush to plant the first joss stick of the Lunar New Year at the stroke of midnight at the Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho temple in Singapore on Feb. 19, 2015. Each year, at the stroke of midnight, hundreds of people vie to be the first to place joss sticks in an urn at the temple to mark an auspicious start to their year. The Chinese Lunar New Year on February 19 welcomed the Year of the Sheep (also known as the Year of the Goat or Ram). Photo: Edgar Su / Reuters
A woman wearing a colorful costume takes part in the flowers parade of the 131st Carnival of Nice, France, Feb. 18, 2015. The theme of the 131st annual Carnival of Nice is 'King of Music'. (EPA/SEBASTIEN NOGIER)
Benjamin Miller, 20, is gored by a bull during the "Carnaval del Toro" in Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain on Feb. 14. The American from Georgia suffered several wounds, including a 16-inch goring in the thigh, a spokesman from the Clinic Hospital in western Salamanca said. Photo: Jose Vicente / AP
Members of a rival teams prepare to fight with oranges during an annual carnival battle in the northern Italian town of Ivrea February 15, 2015. (REUTERS/Max Rossi)
Pedestrians and workers pass an upside down car art installation in a car park on the South Bank in London, February 19, 2015. British artist Alex Chinneck's illusory piece, entitled "Pick yourself up and pull yourself together", and on display in the working car park for a week, sees a Vauxhall car suspended upside down, appearing to be gripping onto a peeled back length of tarmac. (REUTERS/Toby Melville)