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Best Keillor podcasts we could find (updated January 2020)
Best Keillor podcasts we could find
Updated January 2020
Updated January 2020
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The Writer's Almanac is a daily podcast of poetry and historical interest pieces, usually of literary significance, hosted by Garrison Keillor.
Columnist and novelist Sean Dietrich delivers homespun stories before live audiences, that might make you smile or cry. Tales of common people, rural places, small towns, and life in the American South. Based on the popular "Sean of the South" blog.
Comedian Larry Miller tells uplifting stories from his own life, in the tradition of great radio raconteurs like Jean Shepherd and Prarie Home Companion. Tune in to the fireside chat for the 21st century. It's time well spent! Larry Miller is best known for roles in Waiting For Guffman, Best in Show and 10 Things I Hate About You, as well as his standup comedy. Now he brings his sharp wit and genteel manner to his very own podcast. And it's the only podcast recorded from inside an extinct vo ...
Writer/entertainer Garrison Keillor (A Prairie Home Companion) on “The Innocents Abroad”: “…one of the best selling travel books of all time.” (The Writer’s Almanac, June 8, 2012)When you dive into Mark Twain’s (Samuel Clemens’) The Innocents Abroad, you have to be ready to learn more about the unadorned, ungilded reality of 19th century “touring” than you might think you want to learn. This is a tough, literary journey. It was tough for Twain and his fellow “pilgrims”, both religious and ot ...
Be part of the phenomena! 'The Paranormalists' is the first comedy drama podcast from the UK. Follow the team of supernatural investigators in the English West Country as they encounter UFO abductions, Elvis, and a beast on Bodmin Moor. "DOWNLOAD THIS." The Independent. "REALLY BLOODY GOOD..." Guardian Unlimited. ElectricNews.net wrote "..TALENT HAS A NEW MEANS OF EXPRESSION SO GO CHECK THEM OUT." BBC Radio 5 Live said "...A FANTASTIC LISTEN..." This professional production features a host o ...
Barret, Cody, Judd, and Jessica riff on the entertainment biz, video games, and whatever else they find funny or interesting. Featuring Blender Roulette at the top of every show, a bunch of show in the middle of every show, and the Garrison Keillor Award, the Paula Deen Merit Scholarship for Racism, and the Richard Pryor Champion of Comedians Championship Title Belt at the end of every show!
This is Monica the Podcast, a 12 part deep dive into a private joke taken way too far, when two old friends -- Dan and Tracie -- wrote a musical based on the Bill Clinton/Monica Lewinsky scandal, conned Dan's composer brother into writing the score, got their Broadway level friends to perform it over and over in New York in the early 2000s, and accidentally ended up working on it for 5 years.
“I have sometimes thought that a woman’s nature is like a great house full of rooms.” –Edith Wharton, born this day in 1862.By Prairie Home Productions
Thursday, January 23, 2020By Prairie Home Productions
It’s the 47th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark Roe v. Wade ruling forbidding states from outlawing abortions in the first trimester.By Prairie Home Productions
It's the birthday of Eva Ibbotson (1925), who said, “My aim is to produce books that are light, humorous, even a little erudite but secure in their happy endings.”By Prairie Home Productions
Sean is back, and this time he's in the studio, talking to himself for the entertainment of none. You have to worry about a guy who talks to himself. Music by Hot October.By Sean Dietrich
It's MLK Day and the birthday of the musician known as Lead Belly (1889), whose hit songs include “The Midnight Special,” “Rock Island Line,” and “Where Did You Sleep Last Night?”By Prairie Home Productions
Today is the birthday of Dolly Parton (1946), who started performing professionally when she was 10, and appeared at the Grand Ole Opry when she was 13.By Prairie Home Productions
Inspired by the movie "The Big Easy," Larry recalls some fond memories of working in that great American city, New Orleans. Larry also gives a tip of the hat to the late Buck Henry and recites the poem "Change" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. https://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "Three fingers of whiskey in a number four washtub."…
Today is the birthday of the man who answered Alexander Graham Bell’s first telephone call: Bell’s assistant Thomas Watson (1854).By Prairie Home Productions
The Eighteenth Amendment took effect on this day 100 years ago, making illegal the manufacture, sale, and transportation of liquor in the U.S.By Prairie Home Productions
Today is the birthday of poet and memoirist Mary Karr (1955), who said, "Memoir is not an act of history but an act of memory, which is innately corrupt."By Prairie Home Productions
“If we do not act, we shall surely be dragged down the long, dark, and shameful corridors of time reserved for those who possess power without compassion…” –Martin Luther King, Jr. (b. 1929)By Prairie Home Productions
It’s the birthday of Emily Hahn (1905), who wrote 54 books and more than 200 articles for “The New Yorker,” crossed Africa on foot, and kicked an opium habit through hypnosis.By Prairie Home Productions
Today is the birthday of Michael Bond (1926), author of “Paddington Bear,” who wrote, “One of the nice things about writing for children is their total acceptance of the fantastic.”By Prairie Home Productions
Today is the birthday of Walter Mosley (1952), author of the Easy Rawlins detective stories, the first of which is “Devil in a Blue Dress.”By Prairie Home Productions
It never rains on Milleronia, but it's raining like crazy in Southern California! Larry talks about the big rain and how people lose their minds during it. https://LarryMillerShow.comBy Larry Miller
Elizabeth I held England’s first recorded state lottery on this date in 1569 in order to raise funds for public projects including rebuilding some harbors.By Prairie Home Productions
Today is the birthday of the poet Dorianne Laux (1952), who wrote, “you shouldn't identify with your poems so closely that when they are cut, you're the one that bleeds.”By Prairie Home Productions
Today is the birthday of literary critic Michiko Kakutani (1955), who wrote her first book in 2018: “The Death of Truth: Notes on Falsehood in the Age of Trump.”By Prairie Home Productions
Today would have been the 85th birthday of Elvis Presley (b. 1935), whose musical career began when he recorded a song for his mother’s birthday.By Prairie Home Productions
Today is the birthday of Zora Neale Hurston (1891), best known for her novel “Their Eyes Were Watching God” (1937) and her posthumous bestseller “Baracoon” (2018).By Prairie Home Productions
On this day 1907, Maria Montessori opened her first school in Rome, Casa dei Bambini, or Children's House. There she developed her Montessori Method of education.By Prairie Home Productions
Featuring a poem by Louis Jenkins, who passed away at age 77 on December 21st. We loved featuring his wry words all these years on the Almanac. Rest in peace, Louis.By Prairie Home Productions
It’s the birthday of Pulitzer-Prize winning historian and biographer Doris Kearns Goodwin (1943), whose most recent book is "Leadership in Turbulent Times."By Prairie Home Productions
“In the degradation of women, the very fountains of life are poisoned at their source." –Lucretia Coffin Mott, born this day in 1793By Prairie Home Productions
Today is the birthday of science fiction writer Isaac Asimov, born Petrovichi, Russia in 1920. He would be turning 100 today if he were still alive.By Prairie Home Productions
The first time that New Year's Day was celebrated on January 1st was in 45 B.C., when Caesar redid the Roman calendar (it later had to be corrected in the 1570s).By Prairie Home Productions