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About Terry Dullum

Terry Dullum is a North Dakota native and a graduate of the University of North Dakota. Currently, he is the anchor and producer of WDAZ News @5. He is also a popular speaker throughout the region.

Peg Lynch

I thought I knew everything. But until I read Mike Sacks’ terrific new book about comedy writing called Poking a Dead Frog, I had never heard the name Peg Lynch.  Even though in her day she was a huge star. … Continue reading

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Kim Holmes

Grand Forks does things a little differently sometimes. For example, instead of buildings, it names “lift stations” after people like Marilyn Hagerty and Dave Barry. A new tradition now, perhaps. Last night the alley that runs behind Sanders 1907 restaurant … Continue reading

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Go Set A Watchman

Like a couple of million other people who have pre-ordered the “new” Harper Lee novel Go Set A Watchman, I’ve been eagerly awaiting the book’s publication date next week. A couple million is no exaggeration, by the way. It is … Continue reading

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Variety

Once there were a ton of them, television variety shows.  Shows like The Dean Martin Show and the Andy Williams Show with big names and big production numbers. Then suddenly, they were gone. It was almost as if television executives … Continue reading

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Meat and Read

Not only is Nick Offerman one of my favorite actors and television talk show guests. Now it turns out he has become one of my favorite humorists. Some people are just good at everything. (Oh, how I hate people who … Continue reading

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19 Kids

With all the attention being heaped on the now infamous Duggar clan and their “19 Kids and Counting” television series these days, it’s interesting to recall that large families were not always as uncommon as they are now. Above is … Continue reading

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Jim

This has been a terribly sad week in Grand Forks, made all the sadder by the passing of Jim Bollman. If you never got to hear Jim’s morning program on KNOX radio, I feel badly for you.  You missed something. … Continue reading

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Summer Reading

My buddy Rose Brunsvold and I once agreed that for us going to prison wouldn’t be the worst thing.  At least we’d be able to catch up on our reading. In that regard, it seems to me that summer is … Continue reading

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Dave

He’s gone already, chief.

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Mad Music

So, Mad Men has ended with a something of a whimper rather than a big bang.   The series ends with the lives of most of the major characters taking somewhat uncharacteristically positive turns. The one exception was poor January … Continue reading

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