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And that's the news from Lake Wobegon

As previously announced, Garrison Keillor (previously on the blue) has stepped down from hosting A Prairie Home Companion a public radio show which he has hosted (with some substantial breaks) for 42 years. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Jul 2, 2016 - 110 comments

Nobody in history has ever listened to an entire episode front-to-back

This is what we know about A Prairie Home Companion
posted by brundlefly on Nov 19, 2014 - 346 comments

How to talk Minnesota Nice

I grew up in Minnesota, home of a particular passive-aggressive communication style which is summed up nicely by this chart and subsequent comments. Of particular import is the difference between "that's different" and "that's sure different" (though there isn't mention of "that's real different," which I think means just about the same thing) and examples of Minnesota Enthusiastic Neutral. Also worth noting is the classic book by sometime A Prairie Home Companion regular Howard Mohr, How to Talk Minnesotan. [more inside]
posted by larrybob on Jan 13, 2013 - 170 comments

"My brain seems to work okay, but how would I know?"

My Above-Average Stroke. From November 2010, Garrison Keillor writing about the stroke he suffered in 2009. [more inside]
posted by zarq on Mar 4, 2011 - 52 comments

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