More Scammin’

Time again, boys and girls, to have some fun with the scammers. You know, the ones who pretend to be one of your Facebook friends in an effort to separate you from your personal information and/or you money. What follows is my latest, actual conversation. Scammer: Hi how you doing? Me: Good. Scammer: I’m real…
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Scamming The Scammers

Regular visitors may recall that here at the Dullum File we like to play with scammers from time to time. You know, the ones who, rather than try to land actual jobs, pretend to be your Facebook friends. It’s their lame efforts to try to get us to send them money, supposedly to claim huge…
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Matter Of Record

How was your week? Mine was a little stressful. Here’s why. Some time ago, Ginny and I decided to add a fireplace to our home, forgetting the old adage (I just made up now) that when you add something, something else has to be subtracted. In this case that something else is storage space. That…
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Mickey And Me

The excellent, new biography The Life and Times of Mickey Rooney by Richard A. Lertzman and William J. Birnes got me thinking about an interview I did with the film legend some years ago. My experience with the five-foot, three-inch screen star was not at all a pleasant one, so if you like and admire…
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Scammin’ The Scammers

I enjoy playing with scammers. You know, the ones who pretend to be your friends on Facebook. I like to think I’ve wasted at least some of their “work” time by keeping them occupied for as long as possible. Below is my actual conversation from earlier today. Scammer: Hello. How are you? Me: Doing well.…
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