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Keillor: Relationship with accuser simply ‘romantic writing’

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.

Report: Ex-employee source of Garrison Keillor allegations

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.

MPR: Allegations against Keillor far beyond single touch

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.

Keillor: Radio station fired me without full investigation

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.

Report: MPR exec says ‘multiple allegations’ against Keillor

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.

Garrison Keillor: It’s not so bad to be old

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.

Keillor hosts his last ‘Companion’ Friday night in Hollywood

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.

Keillor starts tour in Spokane

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.

Book Notes: GU Writers Series earns grant for fall

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: