Garrison Keillor

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Gary Edward "Garrison" Keillor (born August 7, 1942) is an American author, storyteller, humorist, and radio personality. He is known as host of the Minnesota Public Radio show A Prairie Home Companion (also known as Garrison Keillor's Radio Show on United Kingdom's BBC Radio 4 Extra, as well as on RTÉ in Ireland, Australia's ABC, and Radio New Zealand National in New Zealand).
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11 November 2014
A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.
11 November 2014
A good newspaper is never nearly good enough but a lousy newspaper is a joy forever.
11 November 2014
We carry adolescence around in our bodies all our lives. We get through the Car Crash Age alive and cruise through our early twenties as cool dudes, wily, dashing, winsome . . . shooting baskets, the breeze, the moon, and then we try to become caring men, good husbands, great fathers, good citizens.
11 November 2014
Even in a time of elephantine vanity and greed, one never has to look far to see the campfires of gentle people.
11 November 2014
Humor, a good sense of it, is to Americans what manhood is to Spaniards and we will go to great lengths to prove it. Experiments with laboratory rats have shown that, if one psychologist in the room laughs at something a rat does, all of the other psychologists in the room will laugh equally. Nobody wants to be left holding the joke.

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Scott R. Nortz 07 October 2020
Best writer ever. Mark Twain, step aside.
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