Travis Fischer

02/03/2016 - 11:06am
After months of enduring phone calls, commercials and door-to-door campaign supporters, Iowans across the state gathered to fulfill their role as the first-in-the-nation caucus on Monday, Feb. 1.      Arriving at the Hampton-Dumont Middle School building, Democratic caucusgoers were divided among seven precincts and asked to choose which of the three Democratic presidential...
01/05/2016 - 1:01pm
16 movies for 2016   Welcome to 2016!      After a somewhat lackluster 2015, it looks like things will start to pick up again this year. So, as is the New Year’s tradition, here are 16 movies I’ll be keeping an eye on over the next 12 months.      Well, six months. I’m splitting this...
12/29/2015 - 2:35pm
10 films of 2015          It's that time of year again. The magical time between Christmas and the New Year where nothing is happening, forcing all those in my profession to reflect on the last 12 months.      Not that there's anything wrong with that. It's good to look back, and...
12/22/2015 - 4:34pm
The force has awakened. What’s next?      It’s good!      Contrary to last week’s hype-deflating pessimism, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” turned out to be a good movie. It officially has the Age of the Geek Seal of Approval.      Without getting too much...
12/15/2015 - 12:13pm
I've got a bad feeling about this      Here we are. Mere days away from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”      All-aboard the hype train! Choo-choo!      This is the big moment. The movie that will determine whether Disney’s multi-billion dollar purchase of the Star...
12/08/2015 - 3:01pm
‘Tis easier to give than to receive      I never used to be hard to shop for.      As a child, I took my birthday and Christmas wish lists seriously.      Very seriously.      Hours of my youth were spent sitting at the family computer compiling the ultimate...
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