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Garrison Keillor's Prophecy and Apostasy

Sam Husseini | Posted 07.04.2016 | Media
Sam Husseini

On what was billed as his last show, Garrison Keillor, host of "A Prairie Home Companion" got a call from President Barack Obama and they traded exten...

Jerry Nelson on Feeding the Machine, Husband Training and Getting a Book Deal With a Great Publisher

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.02.2016 | Books
David Henry Sterry

We've been to the South Dakota Festival of Books twice so far, and we have now discovered two amazing writers who came to the festival without a book deal.

Garrison Keillor Says He Is Stepping Down As Host Of 'A Prairie Home Companion'

Associated Press | Kelly Chen | Posted 07.20.2015 | Media

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Garrison Keillor, creator and longtime host of the popular "A Prairie Home Companion" radio show, says he means it this time:...

'The Prairie Home Companion' Live at The Greek Theater

Philip David Morton | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Philip David Morton

This Friday Garrison Keillor brought his tried and trusted band of radio renegades to the Greek Theater and broadcast live across the nation his original review; The Prairie Home Companion. It turned out to be one of the most enjoyable nights of theater in my life.

Tailgating Portlandia-Style

Posted 01.29.2014 | Comedy

The football season is nearly over, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of other tailgate-worthy events. Take this first-look clip from the new...

Garrison Keillor Tells Us The Difference Between Plumbing And Storytelling

Posted 05.15.2013 | Books

“Is the art of storytelling dead?” Garrison Keillor, the host for the 2013 Moth Ball in New York, said he was once asked this question by a fan...

Does NPR Have To Be So Depressing?

Carolyn Bucior | Posted 03.26.2013 | Fifty
Carolyn Bucior

National Public Radio affiliates, I'm asking you -- in this era of endless reports on ways people are hurting the planet and each other -- to occasionally broadcast some temporary relief.

A Prairie Home Companion, Zou Bisou Bisou, Afrika Bambaataa: HuffPost DC Top 5 For May 25, 26, 27, 2012

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.25.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, MAY 25 1. A Prairie Home Companion At Wolf Trap Garrison Keillor is bringing a live version of his long running story telling va...

Reggie Watts At 9:30 Club: HuffPost DC Top 5 For May 21, 2012

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.21.2012 | DC

TOP 5 PICKS FOR MONDAY, MAY 21 1. Reggie Watts at 9:30 Club The comedian just released his newest album/DVD, recorded live in Central Park. He doe...

'A Prairie Home Companion' Cruise Of The Mediterranean

Posted 04.09.2012 | Travel

Fans of Garrison Keillor and "A Prairie Home Companion" can join the crew of the popular radio show for a Mediterranean cruise this summer. The si...

The Lake Wobegon Effect and the Cell Phone Ban

John B. Townsend II | Posted 02.27.2012 | DC
John B. Townsend II

You don't have to be delusional, or live in Lake Wobegon for that matter, to know being distracted behind the wheel for even just a few seconds greatly increases your chances of being in a crash.

Boardwalk Empires, Mockingbirds, Concertos & Rocket Science: Conversations with The Jayhawks, Bela Fleck and Vince Giordano

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.22.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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All That Jarosz

Daniel Menaker | Posted 07.23.2011 | Entertainment
Daniel Menaker

Sarah Jarosz, a prodigy in the kind of music loosely called Americana, just last week released a new CD, Follow Me Down. She was in New York for three separate performances, the first at the Living Room. Overflow crowd.

Garrison Keillor, Uncensored for Christmas

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jackson Williams

Some in the rightwing blogosphere, who can't stand Garrison Keillor for his liberal politics, are taking shots at him for his recent pro-Christmas pie...

Astoria Characters: The Saw Lady

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Does Natalia Paruz's tune come from heaven or hell? It emanates from a saw -- the carpenter's tool that's used to cut wood.