Gene Autry

Ken Burns’ wonderful, new documentary series County Music on PBS is just terrific. I hope you got a chance to see it. I was especially taken with one particular section of the film, on the country’s “singing cowboys” of the late 1940’s and early 1950’s. It got me thinking. That’s not always a good thing,…
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October (Scam) Fest

I don’t like online scammers very much. You know, the kind who steal the identity of a Facebook friend and then try to convince you to give up your personal information. It’s not very nice. So, from time time, I like to turn the tables on the scammers a little bit and, at the very…
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Facebook Fury

It’s funny what will get some people riled up on Facebook. I started posting on Facebook many years ago as a way to bring attention to some of the stories and interviews I was doing on television at the time. These days I post for my own amusement and perhaps for a bit of shameless…
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Twenty Questions (Or So) For Doug Allen Nash

Ken Burn’s terrific PBS documentary series County Music could result in a whole new batch of country music fans. And now a new voice is about to be heard in Grand Forks for the first time. Nashville recording artist and consummate showman Doug Allen Nash is bringing his acclaimed tribute to music icons Johnny Cash…
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What A Scam (Labor Day Weekend Edition)

So, we haven’t done this for awhile. It used to be fun to turn the tables a bit on those pesky scammers.  You know, the ones who have somehow stolen the identity of Facebook friends and are trying to get your information. That is to say, your money. Below is a real Facebook message board…
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