A Prairie Home Companion: News from Lake Wobegon

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Revisit memorable performances of Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, The News from Lake Wobegon, from rebroadcasts of the live public radio program A Prairie Home Companion. Garrison created A Prairie Home Companion in July 1974 and hosted for 42 years, until July 2016. Enjoy classic tales from the town where "all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average.” Produced by American Public Media. Twitter: @prairie_home

"It's been chilly there, rather chilly last night. As a matter of fact, it almost got down below freezing, maybe just barely did, because a few snowflakes fell in town. Only a few people felt them." Fishing season begins and men take to the water to contemplate life, Marilyn Tollerud …
Dusty and Lefty tangle with Big Messer over technology in Spokane.
Guy Noir heads to Spokane to run an errand for Larry, the bass player who lives in the basement.
English majors. Do you mind if we point out a mistake? Correct English is so important as you text or tweet or post on Facebook, and bad grammar gives an impression of stupidity. A word from the Professional Organization of English Majors.
Mr. Fred Newman our sound effects man was not always the top sound effects man in public radio today, once he was a mere office manager...
Rainbow Motor Oil and the Rainbow family of automotive products brings you: Dr. Brad Triplett, Veterinary Urologist.
Dusty and Lefty tangle with Big Messer over technology in Spokane.
Guy Noir heads to Spokane to run an errand for Larry, the bass player who lives in the basement.
English majors. Do you mind if we point out a mistake? Correct English is so important as you text or tweet or post on Facebook, and bad grammar gives an impression of stupidity. A word from the Professional Organization of English Majors.
"It's been chilly there, rather chilly last night. As a matter of fact, it almost got down below freezing, maybe just barely did, because a few snowflakes fell in town. Only a few people felt them." Fishing season begins and men take to the water to contemplate life, Marilyn Tollerud …
Rainbow Motor Oil and the Rainbow family of automotive products brings you: Dr. Brad Triplett, Veterinary Urologist.
Mr. Fred Newman our sound effects man was not always the top sound effects man in public radio today, once he was a mere office manager...
"It's been sunny and warm up there, warm enough for us anyway, and it's just been absolutely beautiful -- been paradise, gorgeous." Clarence Bunsen gets a haircut, the Lutheran Church council deals with a few small issues, and Duane Bunsen and his wife repair their relationship.
A call from Mom to Duane on Mother's Day...
So you wake up and you feel great until you remember you have to give a speech this morning to the Nashville Society of Bar Code Collectors...
A nice big emerald is not cheap, but it's cheaper than a divorce and a lot better than pretending to be enthusiastic: a message from the American Emerald Society.
So you wake up and you feel great until you remember you have to give a speech this morning to the Nashville Society of Bar Code Collectors...
"It's been sunny and warm up there, warm enough for us anyway, and it's just been absolutely beautiful -- been paradise, gorgeous." Clarence Bunsen gets a haircut, the Lutheran Church council deals with a few small issues, and Duane Bunsen and his wife repair their relationship.
A call from Mom to Duane on Mother's Day...
A nice big emerald is not cheap, but it's cheaper than a divorce and a lot better than pretending to be enthusiastic: a message from the American Emerald Society.