| Sep 16, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva Garrison Keillor, who has suffered a brush with mortality, has a prescription for a nation in need of the sort of care that he got: Reform, with "common humanity.'' The comic writer, amateur singer and impresario of...
| Nov 22, 2009
| 4:22 AM
Under Just when you thought it was safe to bake your holiday pies again Bob shared this great quote:Deep (and true, IMHO) thought from Garrison Keillor two weeks ago: "Pumpkin pie is the essence of mediocrity. The very best pumpkin...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 12:26 PM
With his gig at the Steppenwolf Theatre now seemingly an annual event, Tony Fitzpatrick is taking on the air of Garrison Keillor, and his motley crew of sidekicks is looking a bit like a cut-rate cast of "Prairie Home Companion." As seen from the back...
| Oct 23, 2010
| 6:40 PM
Juan Williams gets nervous when people in Muslim garb board his flight.
Is that admission wrong because it reinforces a stereotype?
Or is this a good thing because it forces us to deal with it?
I can't say I'm immune to a similar sentiment even...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 4:32 AM
Two more recordings from last weekend's "Songs of Good Cheer" concerts. The first is an sweet, old carol from the British Isles. Dunstan Lullaby .mp3 The second...I know, I know. But if anyone can soften you to the carol often...