Monthly Archives: December 2005

The Apple Martini

On New Year’s Eve, a young man’s (or woman’s) fancy lightly turns to drinking, often.  Dean Martin used to call it amateur night.  I don’t drink much and I certainly never thought I’d be a martini-drinker.  But I am.  It’s all Musso and … Continue reading



I never thought my wife would buy me a Lexus for Christmas.  Sure enough, she didn’t. After racking our brains and emptying our wallets trying to make everyone else happy, I think if we don’t get the gift(s) we want for … Continue reading


White Christmas

Forget Bing Crosby’s "White Christmas."  For a serious holiday hoot, try this illustrated version of Clyde McPhatter and the Drifters’  "White Christmas." It’s worth a download and a look, believe me.  Happy Holidays.


Christmas & Kids

As we’ve done every holiday season since the beginning of time, this week on the Dullum File we’re going to be talking with kids.  This time we’re going to be looking back at some of our favorite conversations with youngsters … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

I don’t think I’ve been to four Christmas parties in the same year in my life–until this year. Thanks to everybody at McNeillus Steel of Fargo, Stenerson Lumber of Moorhead, Minnkota Ag Products of Wahpeton and Halstad Farmers Elevator for inviting me to … Continue reading

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Holidays at the Base

Thanks to the people at Family Services and Public Affairs at Grand Forks Air Force Base for inviting me to be a part of their holiday party the other night. We kids got to drink hot chocolate by the (television) … Continue reading

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Celebrity Meltdown 2005

This week on The Dullum File we begin something that could become a year-end holiday tradition for us.  We’re going to be selecting our Celebrity Meltdown of the Year.  Our choice for the most bizarre behavior by a celebrity in the year … Continue reading


Great Dane

It was great fun to see comedian Dane Cook host "Saturday Night Live" this week.  He was a studio guest of ours on WDAZ News @5 one day last spring.  He brought along three other comedians sharing the bill on his elegantly named … Continue reading

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That’s A Wrap

Like most guys I can barely get my Christmas shopping done on time, much less manage the gift wrapping part.  That’s why it comes as a surprise that the Grand Forks Optimist Club has invited me to help wrap Christmas gifts with … Continue reading