Travis Fischer

10/28/2014 - 4:16pm
Five Flicks For Halloween         Halloween is here and what better way to celebrate than by turning off all the lights, setting out a bowl of candy, and enjoying some horror movies.      Now, horror movies can be enjoyable whether they're good or bad. As long as you've got some friends to comment with, even the worst horror movie...
10/21/2014 - 12:03pm
Streaming Into The Future        Score another one for the cord cutters.      Two, actually.      Last week during a Time Warner Inc. investor meeting, Richard Plepler, the chairman and CEO of HBO, announced that HBO will be offering a stand-alone streaming service in 2015...
10/14/2014 - 4:30pm
Damp October weather is making for a slow harvest in Iowa this year.      As of October 5, the statewide harvest of beans was 9 percent complete, with corn only 5 percent complete.      “It’s going pretty slow,” said AgVantage crop specialist Tanner Bohman.     ...
10/14/2014 - 12:55pm
Who Ya Gonna Call?        "What's your favorite movie?" is such a strange question to ask somebody.      The only reason to identify a movie as your "favorite" is so that you have an answer when somebody asks that question.      That said, I do have...
10/07/2014 - 4:36pm
A minor zombie outbreak took place on Saturday as the Hampton-Dumont 5th and 6th grade football program organized the “Run of the Walking Dead.”      Starting out like a typical 5K run, the race began at the Hampton-Dumont Middle School building. The course took runners around Hampton’s northeast...
10/07/2014 - 1:52pm
It's A Strange New World        Well this is an unusual problem. Too many things to write about this week. Time for some bite-sized commentary on each topic.   Windows 10?      Microsoft has announced that the successor to Windows 8 will be… Windows 10.   ...
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