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Garrison Keillor

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  • Autism and romance mix in live-via-Internet 'On the Spectrum'

     
    L.A. playwright Ken LaZebnick tackles autism and romance in `On the Spectrum,' premiering Saturday in Minneapolis. Its Nov. 22 performance can be seen live over the Internet....
  • Miami Book Fair: Andy Borowitz, the 51st funniest American writer

    Miami Book Fair: Andy Borowitz, the 51st funniest American writer
    No joke: Bernie Mac is the funniest American writer of the past 132 years. Funnier than Woody Allen. Funnier than Lenny Bruce. Funnier than David Sedaris. Funnier than Mark Twain even, and certainly funnier than Dave Barry. At least, the late King of...
  • Tom Keith dies at 64; 'Prairie Home Companion' sounds master

    Tom Keith, who created an astounding array of captivating, hilarious, bawdy sounds and voices as longtime master of radio sound effects for Garrison Keillor's nationally syndicated "A Prairie Home Companion," has died. He was 64. Keith, who also co-...
  • Marbella: On Lisa Simeone dispute, occupied with media bias

    Bravo, fat lady. Or rather, bravo, "World of Opera," the public radio show that brought a measure of sanity to the drama surrounding Lisa Simeone, the Baltimore-based public radio host who landed in a controversy over media bias last week over her...
  • Washington and Baltimore jockey for book lovers on the same weekend

    Washington and Baltimore jockey for book lovers on the same weekend
    Baltimore's book festival got here first. Organizers of the 16th annual Baltimore Book Festival, which opens Friday, say they aren't fazed that a larger, glitzier, more star-studded event is being held on the exact same weekend just 40 miles to the...
  • A don't-miss program about Chicago history

     
    Tonight at 8 p.m. on WTTW-Ch. 11: The Hayloft Gang: The Story of the National Barn Dance, a renown weekly broadcast on Chicago's WLS-AM from 1924 to 1960 and on WGN AM until 1971. The narrator is public radio's Garrison......
  • Free Music Friday! Calm, soothing folk from Suzy Bogguss

    Free Music Friday! Calm, soothing folk from Suzy Bogguss
    Suzy Bogguss says it all started with Garrison Keillor back in 2008. As a guest on his radio show, she realized that everyone loves singing along to "Red River Valley," but children don't seem to know the tune. With music education fading from public...
  • Ranking Musikfest's headline shows: None for the ages, but a lot of very good

     
    My bad news about the headliners at Musikfest’s main Steel Stage venue this year: None of them blew me away. Steely Dan at Musikfest: The best this year I didn’t have a single concert experience that had that spark to......
  • Tea party not the villain in this piece

    Like Garrison Keillor, whose column used to appear in The Sun, Dan Rodricks underestimates the power of the tea party in American politics ("Question for tea party: What now?" Aug. 4). He should have read John Malagrin's letter right across the fold ("Tea...
  • Ann Patchett's retro Nashville bookstore

     
    Bestselling author Ann Patchett will open a traditional bookstore in Nashville later this year....
  • With Tony Fitzpatrick, it's 'Stations Lost' and summer found

    With Tony Fitzpatrick, it's 'Stations Lost' and summer found
    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...