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.
We've done this the past couple of years. Here's the 2011 version:
Tonight that nauseating mutual admiration society of leftist, America-hating Hollywood elitists will pat themselves on the back and overestimate their worth and importance.
Oh for the days when Bob Hope was the emcee and real talent walked up to the podium to accept their awards.
I’m a firm believer in that age old phrase that “they just don’t make 'em like they used to.” Let’s take a look, in increments of five years, at the previous Academy Award winners for Best Picture:
1929-1930 All Quiet on the Western Front
1935 – Mutiny on the Bounty
1940 – Rebecca
1945 – The Lost Weekend
1950 – All About Eve
1955 – Marty
1960 – The Apartment
1965 – The Sound of Music
1970 – Patton
1975 – One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
1980 – Ordinary People
1985 – Out of Africa
1990 – Dances with Wolves
1995 – Braveheart
2000 – Gladiator