Posts Tagged ‘Garrison Keillor’

Scenes From Day 2 of the National Book Festival

Every author who speaks at the National Book Festival enjoys an extra benefit onstage, one that doesn't come with the typical reading or appearance. No, on the National Mall, each author gets a straight man—somebody who has to stay poker-faced while the writer gets to crack wise. In this case, the straight men are the [...]

5 PBS Kids Shows With Theme Songs that Will Violate Your Skull

I am the father of a preschooler, which means I can plead insanity when accused of various minor social transgressions. It also means that the television is tuned to PBS anytime from the hours of 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Your average Horrible Parent knows this, because "television" sometimes equals "survival" for anybody with a [...]

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