Bette & Peggy

Anyone who knows me at all knows one of my favorite singers is Peggy Lee.  Some of us who have lived in North Dakota for awhile know her story.  How she was born in Jamestown and got her start singing on WDAY Radio and at the Powers Coffee Show in Fargo before being discovered by Benny…
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Kathy Mathea

In The Kitchen With Lyn

I get a kick out of having Lyn Nichols be a part of The Dullum File.  She reminds me a little of the late, great Julia Child.  Julia never took herself too seriously in the kitchen.  Lyn doesn’t either. A few months ago, Lyn and I made Deep Fried Twinkies together for The File.    Actually, she made them. …
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The Blues

Blues lovers should be happy with two new blues CDs just released.  (Three, if you count The Rolling Stones’ "Bigger Bang.")  One is called "Bring ‘Em In" by Buddy Guy.  The other is "B.B. King & Friends."  I got both for my birthday from my current wife, Ginny. "Bring ‘Em In" features duets with people like…
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Truman Capote

A couple of new movies will likely renew interest in writer Truman Capote, the author of novels like "Breakfast at Tiffany’s" and "Other Voices, Other Rooms."  One film called "Capote" stars Philip Seymor Hoffman.  It has just been released in some cities.  Another as-yet-untitled film will star Toby Jones (and Gwyneth Paltrow as North Dakota native Peggy Lee).  It’s…
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