Patty Duke

It seems as if we’re losing a lot of entertainment industry folk this year. The latest, Academy Award-winning actress Patty Duke who died early Tuesday morning at the age of 69. I had the great pleasure of spending a few minutes of television time with her a couple of years ago. Patty Duke won fame playing a young…
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Joe Mantegna

This evening on WDAZ News @5, we’ll chat with Joe Mantegna from Criminal Minds.

Phyllis Frelich

It was terribly sad to learn of the passing of  Devils Lake native Phyllis Frelich.  She won a Tony Award for Best Actress in 1980 for the role created for her in Children of a Lesser God.  The drama ran for more than two years on Broadway. Many more stage and television roles would follow. …
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The Spitfire Grill


Just one more little post about Dearly Departed. Thanks to the stellar cast and crew for welcoming a civilian into your theater community, especially my long suffering “wife” Theresa Knox who made it easy and so much fun for me. Thanks to Pat & Lana for the invitation and to Kathy and Nicole for the…
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