Don & Oscar

In an earlier blog, we told you about Minnesota native Don LaFontaine, the voice of this year’s Oscar broadcast (along with another voice-over artist, Gina Tuttle.)  Don sent the following e-mail to people on his mailing list.  Since he seems like one of the nicer people in Hollywood, I don’t think he’d mind if we…
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Oscar & Don

In an earlier blog we told you about Minnesota native Don LaFontaine, the voice of            this year’s Oscar show (along with another voice-over artist, Gina Tuttle).  He sent the following e-mail to people on his mailing list.  Since he seems like one of the nicer     people in Hollywood, I don’t think he’d mind if we…
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LeRoy

This week on television I’ll be getting my hair cut by barber LeRoy Pedersen.  LeRoy’s been cutting hair in Edinburg, North Dakota, for more than half a century–something like 53 years.  That’s longer than anyone else in northeastern North Dakota.  Before that he cut hair at the Dakota Hotel in Grand Forks.  Before that, in Devils Lake. Actually, it’s my second…
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Remembering Sam

Each year, the Same Cooke Fan Club hosts a event honoring the legendary singer who died at the age of 33 in Los Angeles in 1964.  In December it was held in Chicago where many of his family and friends live. The Chicago Tribune has a very nice audio visual show called "Remembering Sam Cooke" done during that event. 

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