Dr. Phil (Jackson)

With the start of the NBA season, an interesting front-page article in USA Today recently speculates about how things will go this year with Phil Jackson back coaching Kobe Bryant and the rest of the Los Angeles Lakers.  Will Coach Jackson become Dr. Phil to Kobe?  That sort of thing. I’m not much of a basketball fan, but it’s been fun…
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Leslie Gore

It’s good to know The New York Times caught up with the Dullum File the other day, publishing a nice story about Leslie Gore by writer Jesse Fox Mayshark.  One of the biggest singing stars of the early 1960’s, Leslie Gore recorded hits like "It’s My Party", "Judy’s Turn to Cry" and "Maybe I Know."                                                Her first new album in 30…
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Stalking Brad Pitt

Not too many people south of the (Canadian) border realized it, but several scenes from Brad Pitt’s new movie "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford" were shot in Winnipeg this week.  It’s caused quite a stir in that city, though.  The movie and the movie star were front page news for a couple…
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True Don Bleu

Congratulations to True Don Bleu of Star 101.3 FM in San Franciso.  He is about to be inducted into the Minnesota Museum of Broadcasting Hall of Fame.  Don was "punking" people on radio even before Ashton Kutcher was in diapers.  His "Bleupster" phone calls to unsuspecting victims have helped make him as much of an institution in the…
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Farmers Appreciation Banquet

 I can’t remember who the after-dinner speaker is for the annual Farmers Appreciation Banquet on November 10 in Grand Forks.  But, I do seem to recall something about him being one of the most beloved television reporters in the Upper Midwest. The 5th Annual Farmers Appreciation Banquet is November 10 at the Ramada Inn in Grand Forks.  It’s free and…
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