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.
Just a few weeks ago on a Culinary No-No blog, I wrote about a trip I made to California:
“The year was 1983. I know because everywhere I went in my rental car, every 10 minutes the radio was blaring ‘Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)’ by the Eurhythmics.”
Regular readers know my lengthy intro teases are worth it, so let’s look at the video for this rock classic. I know you could easily skip it. The choice is yours. For the proper context, watch....
That was almost 30 years ago. The lead singer is Annie Lennox.
Lennox, 1983 ...
“I have to say that I’m disturbed and dismayed by the recent spate of overtly sexualized performances and videos. It seems obvious that certain record companies are peddling highly styled pornography with musical accompaniment.”
Lennox told the BBC that pop music videos should be subject to a rating system, similar to that of films.