Monthly Archives: November 2007

A Charlie Brown Christmas

One of the most interesting sections of the new Charles Schulz biography Schultz and Peanuts by David Michaels is the reaction by network executives after screening the animated television feature A Charlie Brown Christmas for the first time a few … Continue reading

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Alerus Center Walking

From Tami Pearson, Alerus Center Marketing Manager: Walking at the Alerus Center After concluding the trial walking program during the month of November, staff at the Alerus Center have re-evaluated this program and are pleased to announce an extension of … Continue reading

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Hearts of Darkness

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In The Swing of Christmas

Ginny is a Barry Manilow fan. It rubs off. I know, I know. Uncool as it’s supposed to be, I’ve liked Barry Manilow ever since 1984 when he recorded 2:00 AM Paradise Cafe with jazz greats like Jerry Mulligan, Sarah … Continue reading

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Writing During The Strike

What do television’s comedy writers do during the strike? They write (some very funny stuff)–for the web. Here’s one site created during the strike. Here’s another one. Here’s one by a writer who contributes to late night television. YouTube also … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Horror Stories

Anyone care to share their family Thanksgiving horror stories with us? You know, too many people with the same last name in a confined space? From this year or Thanksgivings past? Names can be changed to protect the innocent (and/or … Continue reading

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Riding Lesson

I’ve always been an animal lover.  But I’ve never spent much time around horses. The results on this week’s Dullum File on television Friday.

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Mr. Whipple

The Associated Press reports that character actor Dick Wilson died today at the age of 91 of natural causes at the Motion Picture & Television Fund Hospital in California. He was at least as well known as Mr. Whipple who … Continue reading

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Bismarck

We made a quick trip to Bismarck this weekend to speak to the North Dakota Farm Bureau state convention.  I like the way NDFB people do things. They put together a huge farm equipment show for the convention in middle … Continue reading

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Return to Late NIght?

Variety is reporting that producers of the late night comedy/talk shows have been talking secretly with each other about the possibility of returning to the airwaves during the writers’ strike. The show business Bible says it won’t happen before Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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