Most Frequently Asked Questions (About My Moustache)

Q:  Why–at your advanced age–did you decide to grow a moustache? A:  I was asked to. It’s for my role in “Death by Chocolate,” the 4th annual Firemen’s Ball at the Mason Lodge in Grand Forks, July 27. It’s a fundraiser for the Fire Hall Theatre. I’ll be playing a detective and every knows all detectives have moustaches.   Q:  I…
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Giant Of The Senate

I’ve never been much for writing book reviews. Mainly because I don’t know how to write book reviews. Call this one an appreciation. (If you feel you have to call it anything at all.) I noticed a lot of interest in Al Franken:  Giant of the Senate on Facebook and elsewhere. So, here we go. The…
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The Top 10 Coolest People Alive

A new biography of David Letterman has reminded me just how much I miss those nightly Top 10 lists of his. So much so that I thought it might be fun to put together one. Not the haha, funny kind. But for no particular reason,  a list of the coolest people I could think of. My cool criteria is simple.…
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Mr. Warmth

Today is Don Rickles’ birthday. It’s also my mother’s birthday, but that’s another story and another post. Don Rickles died a month ago. If you’re like me and you always wanted see him live but never did, and you feel cheated, the next best thing may be to watch the terrific John Landis documentary Mr. Warmth. Johnny…
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