Monthly Archives: May 2007

Hopalong Cassidy

When other kids were watching Roy Rogers and Gene Autry in the 50’s, I was watching Hopalong Cassidy on television. I don’t know why, but I liked him better. I still have the Hopalong Cassidy wristwatch I got for Christmas … Continue reading

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Spell Check

This week, 286 spellers from around the country are competing in the 2007 Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. The champion spellers range from 10 to 15 years of age. They have qualified to compete in the national competition … Continue reading

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Charles Nelson Reilly

ABC News reports the passing of actor Charles Nelson Reilly. Like Paul Lynde he was a master of the double entendre. Just as its hard to turn on The Game Show Network today without seeing him, Reilly was everywhere on … Continue reading

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Snow on May 26

Got the following e-mail from Munich, North Dakota this morning: Good morning! My name is Chelaine and I just graduated from Munich High School lastweekend. I woke up to two inches of snow on the ground this morning.That was about … Continue reading

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TiVo Losers

From the "I Never Thought About That Department": TiVo Losers. An interesting article in the LA Times this morning about TiVo users who recorded the "American Idol" finale Tuesday night, only to miss the show’s big finish because the live … Continue reading


Jordin Wins!

It was fun to see Jordin Sparks become the new America Idol last night. At seventeen, she is the youngest winner ever. As mentioned here earlier, I went to high school in Hillsboro with her grandma Pam. I’ve known her … Continue reading

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WDAY @85

Congratulations to WDAY-AM as it celebrates its 85th anniversary, having signed on the air for the first time on May 22, 1922. I grew up listening to WDAY.  I still consider Don Dresser to be the best morning radio man I’ve … Continue reading


Paul Turns 65

For Baby Boomers not feeling their age, this should do it.  Paul McCartney turns 65 in June.

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Bye, Bob

This week (Friday) on the Dullum File on television we’re going to be taking a look at television’s newest game show, "National Bingo Night." Or, as it’s been called Bingo on steroids. Everything about it is big–big money, big set, … Continue reading


The Coens’ Next One

Minnesota natives Joel and Ethan Coen next film is being seen at the Cannes Film Festival this week.  It’s been awhile. "No Country For Old Men" is a crime drama, the genre they’re best known for. It’s based on an … Continue reading