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Former radio host Garrison Keillor said he hopes the sexual allegations against him are fading and believes Minnesota Public Radio made a grave mistake when it cut ties with him.
Garrison Keillor described several sexually suggestive emails he exchanged with a former researcher who accused him of sexual misconduct as “romantic writing” that never resulted in a physical relationship, and the radio host rejected the idea that because he was her boss – and the driving force of a hugely popular radio program – it could be sexual harassment.
The person who first accused the creator of “A Prairie Home Companion” of inappropriate conduct with a female employee was a disgruntled male staffer who spoke up after he was fired from the show last summer, according to a report published Friday.
Minnesota Public Radio has provided additional details of allegations of sexual harassment against humorist Garrison Keillor, saying his alleged conduct went well beyond his account in November of accidentally touching a woman’s bare back.
Garrison Keillor says Minnesota Public Radio was wrong to fire him last week without fully investigating what a senior executive has described as “multiple allegations” spanning an extended period against the former “A Prairie Home Companion” host.
The president of Minnesota Public Radio has told employees the decision to cut business ties with former “A Prairie Home Companion” host Garrison Keillor resulted from “multiple allegations” that covered an extended period of time.
Humorist and best-selling author Garrison Keillor’s days at an Oregon airport are over.
Garrison Keillor, the former host of “A Prairie Home Companion,” said Wednesday he has been fired by Minnesota Public Radio over allegations of what the network called improper behavior.
What would life be like without a cell phone, a credit card, an ID? Garrison Keillor contemplates the possibilities of reliving the “good” old days and concludes that it is not so bad to be old, in the present, after all.
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Even though the sahib could use a hairdo that does not so much resemble a lounge pianist from 1959, still there is comfort: Life goes on. Politics is not everything. How many Minnesota liberals, for example, does it take to change a light bulb?
It is easier to find similarities between Chris Thile’s version of “A Prairie Home Companion” and Garrison Keillor’s than it is to find differences.
Some 18,000 fans at the Hollywood Bowl will be transported to Lake Wobegon, Minnesota, Friday night as writer and humorist Garrison Keillor hosts his final episode of the old-style variety show “A Prairie Home Companion” after 42 years on public radio.
“Prairie Home Companion” radio show host Garrison Keillor says he has suffered a brain seizure but that this week’s show apparently will go on.
Garrison Keillor is bringing back familiar elements of “A Prairie Home Companion” at least one more time.
A sold-out crowd packed the INB Performing Arts Center on Saturday to get one last look at the man who has brought them tales from Lake Wobegon, stories from private eye Guy Noir and toe-tapping music for 42 years.
Garrison Keillor, 73, has more ambitious plans for life after he leaves “A Prairie Home Companion” in July. Before that happens, he has a packed schedule of live performances with the show on a final U.S. tour, which comes to the INB Performing Arts Center in Spokane on Saturday.
MINNEAPOLIS – Humorist Garrison Keillor won’t be taking a summer vacation. Instead, the creator and host of “A Prairie Home Companion” kicks off a 26-city Radio Romance Tour next week.
Author Rick Moody (“The Ice Storm”) drew an appreciative crowd at Gonzaga University on Wednesday evening as part of GU’s Visiting Writers Series. Moody read a section from his latest novel, “The Four Fingers of Death,” about the night desert sky, which included this virtuoso passage: