History Radio / APrairieHomeCompanion

22nd Apr '18 5:34:39 PM CaptEquinox
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In November 2017, the show was renamed ''Live From Here'' after Keillor was fired from Minnesota Public Radio for allegations of workplace harassment. Furthermore, MPR will henceforth stop rebroadcasting all past shows starring Keillor and has removed all his shows from their online archive.

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In November 2017, the show was renamed ''Live From Here'' after Keillor was fired from Minnesota Public Radio for allegations of workplace harassment. Furthermore, MPR will henceforth stop stopped rebroadcasting all past shows starring Keillor and has removed all his shows shows, including ''Writers' Almanac'', from their online archive.
archive. In April 2018, [[http://www.startribune.com/mpr-garrison-keillor-reach-agreement/479715983/ MPR reached a settlement with Keillor]] and restored the archive. Because Keillor, not MPR, holds the rights to his shows, [[https://www.mprnews.org/story/2018/04/03/keillor-hints-at-bringing-back-two-shows he has expressed interest in reviving them]], especially ''Writers' Almanac''.
11th Feb '18 7:23:31 AM NateTheGreat
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* BananaInTheTailpipe: See the EverybodyOwnsAFord example.
21st Jan '18 1:07:08 AM C2
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* SelfDeprecation: Keilor pokes a lot of fun at midwesterners in general and Minnesotans in particular, [[BitingTheHandHumor public radio and the kind of person who listens to public radio]], and America in general and Americans as people. Sometimes with an edge, often not. And whenever the show goes on the road he also makes sure to work in some humor at his host city's expense.

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* SelfDeprecation: Keilor Keillor pokes a lot of fun at midwesterners in general and Minnesotans in particular, [[BitingTheHandHumor public radio and the kind of person who listens to public radio]], and America in general and Americans as people. Sometimes with an edge, often not. And whenever the show goes on the road he also makes sure to work in some humor at his host city's expense.
21st Jan '18 1:06:54 AM C2
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** [[http://www.publicradio.org/columns/prairiehome/posthost/2008/02/21/hold_on_to_your_biscuits.php Keillor slams Powdermilk Biscuits on behalf of Bisquick.]]

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** [[http://www.[[https://web.archive.org/web/20080706163137/http://www.publicradio.org/columns/prairiehome/posthost/2008/02/21/hold_on_to_your_biscuits.php Keillor slams Powdermilk Biscuits on behalf of Bisquick.]]
21st Jan '18 1:04:56 AM C2
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One of the more popular old-time {{radio}} {{variety show}}s still in existence, Public radio's[[note]]The show mostly airs on stations that are members of Creator/{{NPR}} but is not produced or distributed by it[[/note]] ''A Prairie Home Companion'' (re-branded as ''Live From Here'' on November 2017 after Keillor's firing, a year after handing over the reins to Chris Thile) was created by Garrison Keillor in 1974 and continues to broadcast faithfully from St. Paul (or Minneapolis, and various other locations in the U.S. and abroad) every Saturday to a totally loyal audience. It's popular for several reasons, chiefly nostalgia for the good old days of radio--which this is very, ''very'' evocative of--and Keillor's [[SignatureStyle distinctive]] [[DeadpanSnarker comedic style]].

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One of the more popular old-time {{radio}} {{variety show}}s still in existence, [[Creator/{{NPR}} Public radio's[[note]]The radio]]'s[[note]]The show mostly airs on stations that are members of Creator/{{NPR}} NPR but is not produced or distributed by it[[/note]] ''A Prairie Home Companion'' (re-branded as ''Live From Here'' on November 2017 after Keillor's firing, a year after handing over the reins to Chris Thile) was created by Garrison Keillor in 1974 and continues to broadcast faithfully from St. Paul (or Minneapolis, and various other locations in the U.S. and abroad) every Saturday to a totally loyal audience. It's popular for several reasons, chiefly nostalgia for the good old days of radio--which this is very, ''very'' evocative of--and Keillor's [[SignatureStyle distinctive]] [[DeadpanSnarker comedic style]].
21st Jan '18 1:01:25 AM C2
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One of the more popular old-time {{radio}} {{variety show}}s still in existence, Creator/{{NPR}}'s ''A Prairie Home Companion'' (re-branded as ''Live From Here'' on November 2017 after Keillor's firing, a year after handing over the reins to Chris Thile) was created by Garrison Keillor in 1974 and continues to broadcast faithfully from St. Paul (or Minneapolis, and various other locations in the U.S. and abroad) every Saturday to a totally loyal audience. It's popular for several reasons, chiefly nostalgia for the good old days of radio--which this is very, ''very'' evocative of--and Keillor's [[SignatureStyle distinctive]] [[DeadpanSnarker comedic style]].

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One of the more popular old-time {{radio}} {{variety show}}s still in existence, Creator/{{NPR}}'s Public radio's[[note]]The show mostly airs on stations that are members of Creator/{{NPR}} but is not produced or distributed by it[[/note]] ''A Prairie Home Companion'' (re-branded as ''Live From Here'' on November 2017 after Keillor's firing, a year after handing over the reins to Chris Thile) was created by Garrison Keillor in 1974 and continues to broadcast faithfully from St. Paul (or Minneapolis, and various other locations in the U.S. and abroad) every Saturday to a totally loyal audience. It's popular for several reasons, chiefly nostalgia for the good old days of radio--which this is very, ''very'' evocative of--and Keillor's [[SignatureStyle distinctive]] [[DeadpanSnarker comedic style]].



In November 2017, the show was renamed ''Live From Here'' after Keillor was fired from Minnesota Public Radio for allegations of workplace harassment. Furthermore, NPR will henceforth stop rebroadcasting all past shows starring Keillor and has removed all his shows from their online archive.

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In November 2017, the show was renamed ''Live From Here'' after Keillor was fired from Minnesota Public Radio for allegations of workplace harassment. Furthermore, NPR MPR will henceforth stop rebroadcasting all past shows starring Keillor and has removed all his shows from their online archive.
21st Jan '18 12:59:30 AM C2
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One of the more popular old-time {{radio}} {{variety show}}s still in existence, Creator/{{NPR}}'s ''A Prairie Home Companion'' (re-branded as ''Live From Here'' on November 2017 after Keillor's retirement as host and handing over the reins to Chris Thile) was created by Garrison Keillor in 1974 and continues to broadcast faithfully from St. Paul (or Minneapolis, and various other locations in the U.S. and abroad) every Saturday to a totally loyal audience. It's popular for several reasons, chiefly nostalgia for the good old days of radio--which this is very, ''very'' evocative of--and Keillor's [[SignatureStyle distinctive]] [[DeadpanSnarker comedic style]].

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One of the more popular old-time {{radio}} {{variety show}}s still in existence, Creator/{{NPR}}'s ''A Prairie Home Companion'' (re-branded as ''Live From Here'' on November 2017 after Keillor's retirement as host and firing, a year after handing over the reins to Chris Thile) was created by Garrison Keillor in 1974 and continues to broadcast faithfully from St. Paul (or Minneapolis, and various other locations in the U.S. and abroad) every Saturday to a totally loyal audience. It's popular for several reasons, chiefly nostalgia for the good old days of radio--which this is very, ''very'' evocative of--and Keillor's [[SignatureStyle distinctive]] [[DeadpanSnarker comedic style]].
14th Jan '18 2:25:39 PM nombretomado
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* FilkSong: Frequently, for example a tribute to LeonardBernstein to the tune of "[[Theatre/WestSideStory Gee, Officer Krupke]]". When Marni Nixon (a great singer famous for having dubbed over many [[Theatre/TheKingAndI great]] [[Theatre/MyFairLady movie]] [[Film/WestSideStory musicals]] and never once getting credit) performed at the Hollywood Bowl, she sang a parody of "[[Theatre/MyFairLady I Could Have Danced All Night]]," called "I Could Have Dubbed Myself".

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* FilkSong: Frequently, for example a tribute to LeonardBernstein Music/LeonardBernstein to the tune of "[[Theatre/WestSideStory Gee, Officer Krupke]]". When Marni Nixon (a great singer famous for having dubbed over many [[Theatre/TheKingAndI great]] [[Theatre/MyFairLady movie]] [[Film/WestSideStory musicals]] and never once getting credit) performed at the Hollywood Bowl, she sang a parody of "[[Theatre/MyFairLady I Could Have Danced All Night]]," called "I Could Have Dubbed Myself".
7th Jan '18 10:14:06 AM danlansdowne
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In November 2017, the show was renamed ''Live From Here'' after Keillor was fired from Minnesota Public Radio for allegations of workplace harassment. Furthermore, NPR will henceforth stop rebroadcasting all past shows staring Keillor.

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In November 2017, the show was renamed ''Live From Here'' after Keillor was fired from Minnesota Public Radio for allegations of workplace harassment. Furthermore, NPR will henceforth stop rebroadcasting all past shows staring Keillor.
starring Keillor and has removed all his shows from their online archive.
27th Dec '17 10:19:06 AM gemmabeta2
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One of the more popular old-time {{radio}} {{variety show}}s still in existence, Creator/{{NPR}}'s ''A Prairie Home Companion'' (re-branded as ''Live From Here'' since November 2017 after Keillor's retirement as host and handing over the reins to Chris Thile) was created by Garrison Keillor in 1974 and continues to broadcast faithfully from St. Paul (or Minneapolis, and various other locations in the U.S. and abroad) every Saturday to a totally loyal audience. It's popular for several reasons, chiefly nostalgia for the good old days of radio--which this is very, ''very'' evocative of--and Keillor's [[SignatureStyle distinctive]] [[DeadpanSnarker comedic style]].

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One of the more popular old-time {{radio}} {{variety show}}s still in existence, Creator/{{NPR}}'s ''A Prairie Home Companion'' (re-branded as ''Live From Here'' since on November 2017 after Keillor's retirement as host and handing over the reins to Chris Thile) was created by Garrison Keillor in 1974 and continues to broadcast faithfully from St. Paul (or Minneapolis, and various other locations in the U.S. and abroad) every Saturday to a totally loyal audience. It's popular for several reasons, chiefly nostalgia for the good old days of radio--which this is very, ''very'' evocative of--and Keillor's [[SignatureStyle distinctive]] [[DeadpanSnarker comedic style]].
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