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A Prairie Home Companion

May 2, 2015: The News from Lake Wobegon

Saturday, May 02, 2015

"Getting warm up there, getting up into the 60s and even thinking about getting up into the 70s so it's been very pleasant -- and no snow fell this last week." The town celebrates the 1st of May, and a few memories of post-prom parties at the Bunsens' cabin.

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The Model Of A Modern Major Game Show

Thursday, April 30, 2015

VIP: Neil Gaiman

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A Prairie Home Companion

April 25, 2015: Bonus download! - Panhandle script

Saturday, April 25, 2015

A few thoughts on The Art of Storytelling as it applies to the streets of New York City

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A Prairie Home Companion

April 25, 2015: Bonus download! - The Candidate's Song

Saturday, April 25, 2015

It's spring, and that's inspired a number of men to announce their candidacy for the 2016 Presidential election.

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A Prairie Home Companion

April 25, 2015: The News from Lake Wobegon

Saturday, April 25, 2015

"It's been kind of cool, sunny but windy out there, and the other day a little snow fell, just a few flakes. We ignored it. We did not comment on it." Bridal shower season arrives, Darlene invites three suitors to the Sidewinder Bar in Millet, and Arlene Bunsen counsels her goddaughter Charlotte against taking up the trombone.

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Studio 360

Steve Coogan Feels “Happyish”

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The actor and comedian Steve Coogan stars in the new series “Happyish,” about a middle-aged ad exec who’s suddenly out of the loop. It’s a character he knows well.

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Quiz Me The Way I Am

Thursday, April 23, 2015

VIP: Ingrid Michaelson

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A Prairie Home Companion

April 18, 2015: The News from Lake Wobegon

Saturday, April 18, 2015

"It's been warm and it's getting warmer. It's been warm and windy." Clarence Bunsen observes Mrs. Rasmussen hanging her laundry out to dry, Eloise Krebsbach attends her daughter's piano recital, and some of the local farmers spend a long weekend in Las Vegas.

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O Brother, Where Art Thou Quiz Show?

Thursday, April 16, 2015

VIP: John Turturro

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AMA Bonus: Dan Savage Uncut

Monday, April 13, 2015

VIP: Dan Savage

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A Prairie Home Companion

April 11, 2015: The News from Lake Wobegon

Saturday, April 11, 2015

"It's gotten warmer and the ice is now off the lake. It just happened suddenly one day and people all pointed it out to each other, even though everybody knew it, they enjoyed saying it." The Whippets hold their first practice and add their first female player, Martha Hedlund learns more than she cared to know about her mother's personal life, Pastor Liz counsels Kate Inqvist about an unplanned pregnancy, and Senator K. Thorvaldson turns up in Costa Rica during a 21-day cruise.

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The Takeaway

Ballpark Figures: This Ballpark Organist Balances Twitter and Tradition

Friday, April 10, 2015

In our final installment of Ballpark Figures, organist Matthew Kaminski shares how he crowdsources musical taunts for the opposing team while keeping ballpark traditions alive.

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Sketchfest 2015: Alex Borstein, Brad Bird and Dan Savage

Thursday, April 09, 2015

VIP: Dan Savage and more

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AMA Bonus: Pixar's Brad Bird And His Ratatouille Quest

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

VIP: Pixar's Brad Bird

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AMA Bonus: Aasif Mandvi Lands The Daily Show

Monday, April 06, 2015

VIP: Aasif Mandvi

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A Prairie Home Companion

April 4, 2015: The News from Lake Wobegon

Saturday, April 04, 2015

"Spring has finally arrived and the crocuses are up and the flowers are up and there's green grass and people are hanging their sheets out on the line, just for the smell of it, just for the beauty of it." Donny Krebsbach ventures onto the lake in search of early spring ice fishing, Christopher Inqvist gets a summer job at Ralph's Pretty Good Grocery, and thoughts on the importance of yard work, in a monologue from April 2013.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Putting the 'Ha!' in Haggadah

Friday, April 03, 2015

For Passover, two (comedic) takes on an unorthodox Haggadah for a more modern and relevant Seder.

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Smooth Criminal

Thursday, April 02, 2015

VIP: Aasif Mandvi

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WQXR Features

Notes of Nuttiness for April Fools' Day

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

April Fools' Day is a chance to remind ourselves that classical music isn't all stuffed shirts and furrowed brows. Tune in to WQXR on Wednesday for some rib-tickling pieces.

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