“Chris Thile, Serena Brook, Tim Russell, Fred Newman, and Rich Dworsky, with “A Cautionary Tail” on our December 10, 2016 show.”
Garrison Keillor might be the perfect person to talk about the Twin Cities. The longtime host of public radio staple A Prairie Home Companion has lived in the area most of his life and says he doesn’t see himself leaving, even after he turns the show over to Punch Brothers’ Chris Thile next year.Keillor lets us in on a secret: Minnesota winters aren’t actually that bad. In fact, he says he relishes breathing the cold air and hunkering down to get work done. Hear the full conversation on this page.
Whispery and wise and flecked with eccentric humor, Garrison Keillor’s baritone has long seeped across a nation that, despite its perpetual restiveness and cravings for trends, has found comfort in his brand of Midwestern pragmatism, schmaltz and slow-motion charm.
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