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 baby daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
It's Friday night. Time to unwind with our regular Friday night feature on This Just In.
The weekend has finally arrived.
The sun has set.
The evening sky has erupted.
Let's put controversy and provocative blogs aside for the rest of this work week and smooth our way into Saturday and Sunday.
Tonight, some French pastry in honor of Bastille Days.
We open with a popular smooth jazz number featuring a nice French touch (note the accordion) from the normally tropical sounding Rippingtons.
Wasn’t that nice?
Next up, native New Yorker Peter Cincotti puts his stamp on an old classic.
Are you up for some sax?
Veteran saxman Gato Barbieri wrote the soundtrack for this 1972 film:
In this famous scene from the movie……
Now who could that be?
Excuse me for a moment.
Caller: Kevin, editor Mark Maley here…
KEVIN: Mark, what’s up? I’m right in the middle of...
MARK: I want to remind you, Kevin, that this is a family, community blog. We let you get away with a lot because you’re one of our top 100 bloggers, but there is a line, y’know.
KEVIN: You mean the Marlon Brando stuff….
MARK: IS OUT! Capiche?
Sure, I capiche.
Well, alright, then let’s move onto something safe, Melissa Manchester singing on the Tonight Show.
That's it for this evening.
Have a great weekend.
We close with one of the most famous songs and videos of the rock era.
Catch the opening, a few bars from the French National Anthem...