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She’s The Dean Of Writers
She's Debra Dean, bestselling author of "The Madonnas of Leningrad" I'm not sure what this one's about, perhaps some Russian Madonna-type women! Ms. Dean has just released a breathtaking novel of love, madness & devotion set in 18th century Russia..."…
Rounding 3rd & Heading Toward Home
We are about two thirds of the way through our book at the Tuesday evening Montana History at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. Today's Tuesday & I'll be heading toward the Heritage at 6 tonight for more Montana History reading. As...
Set Sail For Puffman Trivia
I've got a great new hardback from HarperCollins, set for national release tomorrow, Tuesday that I'll be giving away this afternoon on the Puffman Show. Be the 1st caller in with the correct answer to my Puffman Musical Trivia question at 4:30 today & win "Zumwalt-The Lif…
Randy Was Pretty Handy
Randy Gramm was my "Sports" Trivia Winner this morning (Saturday) on the Puffman Show. Randy was the 1st caller with the correct answer of "Don Larsen". October 8th, back in 1965, Larsen pitched the only perfect game in a World Series to date as the New York Yanke…
Let’s Boogie To Butte
I thoroughly enjoy living here in our Golden Triangle. Life here on the Hi-Line seems "just right". I do think that when asked to name Montana's most colorful city, I'd have to say that the old mining city, Butte, takes that honor. The Montana Historical Society is publis…
I Done My Best Work For Her
That's what the late Charlie Russell said about the "little woman", Nancy Cooper Russell & we're currently enjoying a book about Charlie & the missus up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. I'll be reporting to the sun room at the Heritage Ce…
Montana History Returns To The Heritage
Today is Tuesday, & that means it's "Montana History" reading this evening at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. I'll be there at six to continue with the book we're currently enjoying, "Behind Every Man-The Story of Nancy Cooper Russell&…
Download The Weird
Make that "weird" with a capital W! Ripley's gigantic new book, "Ripley's Believe It or Not-Download The Weird" was just released the 12th of THIS month, & Monday afternoon at 4:35, I'll talk to one of my favorite (& most weird) gues…
She Was A Golden Age Siren
She's Monica Lewis, the diminutive, dimpled singer & actress. Stylish she was! Monica was the wife of one of Hollywood's legendary studio chiefs-the late Jennings Lang. In her book (available from Cable Publishing, www.cablepublishing.com), "Hollywood Through My Eyes-The L…
The Woman Is From Butte
Celebrated national author Christy Leskovar will be joining me this afternoon (Thursday) at 4:35 on the Puffman Show. I met this Butte native some year back when she was giving a presentation at the Conrad Library on her 1st book, "One Night in a Bad Inn"...
Heading Back To The Heritage
I'm heading back to the Marias Heritage Center this evening (Tuesday) for more "Montana History" reading at 6 o'clock. I'm looking forward to it this week more than ever...I missed last week when I was back east. Thanks again to Heritage Center resident Marie Ostrem …
All That Jazz
If you dig jazz, you'll dig "Joined At The Hip". This fascinating read by Jay Goetting keeps the beat from beginning to finish. From the early days through Prohibition & the swing era, then to bebop & beyond, Jay's tome is the story of jazz music, musician…

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