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Garrison Keillor

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Book review: 'Everyone's a Winner'

    Book review: 'Everyone's a Winner'
    We're living in an age of prize proliferation. It might not feel like it — especially with so many families hit hard by economic turmoil in the last few years — but it still exists, according to Joel Best's "Everyone's a Winner," a book that...
  • Tried, true and blue

    Tried, true and blue
    Thousands of Americans nationwide go for the blue — ribbon, that is — in state fair food contests. Jim Woodworth is one of those home cooks who enter the cooking competitions each year with a healthy case of ribbon lust. They call him "The...
  • Homemade potato salad -- a summer classic

    Homemade potato salad -- a summer classic
    Repeat after me: No more yellow muck! No more yellow muck! It's time to stand up for all that is right with homemade potato salad. Now I can't take credit for starting the no-more-yellow-muck movement, but I warmly embrace humorist Garrison Keillor's...
  • A country twang for Coachella

    A country twang for Coachella
    The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival will expand to three days next April, but the bigger news is that the West Coast's premier rock and dance event will also welcome a country cousin: The concert's stages and tents will stay in place for an extra...
  • Books & Ideas: Publishing's future is debated at BookExpo America

    Books & Ideas: Publishing's future is debated at BookExpo America
    If it was a bright sign that plenty of iPads lit up BookExpo America, the publishing industry's annual trade show and convention held at Manhattan's Jacob Javits Center this week, it was equally telling that the hot trend for fall books is dystopian...
  • He's San Francisco's pugilistic poet, for better or verse

    He's San Francisco's pugilistic poet, for better or verse
    August Kleinzahler gets into fights at poetry readings. Once, in Ireland, he traded insults with a host he found verbose. At a reading in a New York bar, he told a noisy drunk to shut his trap. Fists flew after the guy made a crack about Kleinzahler's...