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Liam Neeson Calls The #MeToo Movement A ‘Bit Of A Witch Hunt’

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

The actor implied the accusations against Dustin Hoffman and Garrison Keillor were not entirely fair.

The Kennedy Center cancels its Garrison Keillor event

Public radio icon Garrison Keillor, who was dropped by Minnesota Public Radio after a co-worker accused him of inappropriate behavior, will not appear in the Kennedy Center’s Concert Hall on May 11, the arts center said Monday. Ticket holders will be contacted about refunds for the Keillor concert, according to an arts center spokeswoman. Tickets […]

Fantastic Friday Night Jam: Julian Lage, "Look Book"

Virtuoso mandolinist Chris Thile has taken over Garrison Keillor's Prairie Home Companion, renamed it "Live From Here," and turned it into the best damned contemporary music show in America, and here's the latest example. Julian Lage,...Show More Summary

Franken, Keillor, Damond, Castile top Minnesota news in 2017

Two of Minnesota's most famous people, Al Franken and Garrison Keillor, saw their legacies derailed as sexual misconduct scandals swept the political and entertainment worlds. A Minneapolis police officer made … Click to Continue »

A Prairie Home Companion Has a New, Garrison-Keillor-Free Name

When Minnesota Public Radio abruptly cut ties with Garrison Keillor, who hosted public radio staple A Prairie Home Companion from 1974 until 2016, they announced that not only would Keillor’s episodes of the show—decades of them—be pulled from reruns immediately, but the show, hosted by Chris Thile since Keillor’s retirement, would also be renamed. Show More Summary

Hear Jeff Tweedy Play Live From Here, Formerly A Prairie Home Companion

4 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

A Prairie Home Companion officially changed its name to Live From Here With Chris Thile yesterday after cutting ties with creator Garrison Keillor following an allegation of inappropriate conduct. Wilco's Jeff Tweedy was on hand to christen the show's inaugural episode with its new name, performing "Locator" and "Laminated Cat" before returning in the second…

A Prairie Home Companion officially retitled 'Live From Here' (listen to 1st ep w/ Jeff Tweedy)

After cutting ties with Garrison Keillor, A Prairie Home Companion has officially been retitled Continue reading…

'A Prairie Home Companion' name becomes 'Live from Here'

last monthNews : USAToday: News

Name change follows accusations of improper behavior by creator Garrison Keillor.        

‘A Prairie Home Companion’ Renamed ‘Live From Here’ After Garrison Keillor Exits MPR

After four decades, the popular radio show A Prairie Home Companion is changing its name to Live From Here in the wake of Garrison Keillor’s departure from Minnesota Public Radio. Chris Thile, who took over hosting duties after Keillor’s...Show More Summary

5 Things I Learned From Growing Up Gay in the '60s

"Some luck lies in not getting what you thought you wanted but getting what you have, which once you have it you may be smart enough to see is what you have wanted had you known." – Garrison Keillor I didn't want to be gay. Entering adolescence in the late 1950s, it was not a popular thing. Show More Summary

Garrison Keillor flushed down the memory hole

(Paul Mirengoff) After Kevin Spacey was excised from the upcoming movie All the Money in the World (his scenes to be reshot with Christoper Plummer), I modestly proposed that Hollywood remove and reshoot Spacey’s scenes in Beyond the...Show More Summary

Hear Bon Iver Play A Prairie Home Companion

A Prairie Home Companion is in the process of changing its name following an allegation of inappropriate behavior against the show's founder and former host, Garrison Keillor. But for now, it's still called A Prairie Home Companion, and yesterday, Bon Iver was one of the musical guests on the show that's still called A Prairie…

Get Ready for the ‘Me Too’ Backlash

Julia Yoffe: “In the past few weeks, a number of accused men have disappeared Soviet-style from public life, with the work of some—Louis C.K. and Garrison Keillor, for example—withdrawn from distribution. There has been discussion about whether everyone accused deserves [...]

GARRISON KEILLOR? WHO HE? Rod Dreher links to a column by David Vossbrink of the San Jose Mercury, w…

GARRISON KEILLOR? WHO HE? Rod Dreher links to a column by David Vossbrink of the San Jose Mercury, who notes “Erasing Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion is a ‘1984’-like excess:” Garrison Keillor has been disappeared into the Memory Hole. If you look for his biography or the archived shows from a half century of “A […]

The Erasure of Garrison Keillor

His work and legacy, not the man. The Stalinism of the Left at work eating its own. Of a piece with the leftist erasure of history via the destruction of monuments and statues. Leftists share this nasty tendency with Muslims...

Keillor Says MPR Made 'Enormous Mistake'

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" made against the former A Prairie Home Companion host by a single person. Jon McTaggart, CEO of MPR's parent company, American Public Media Group, addressed...

Ad Buyers Discuss How Sexual Harassment Claims Will Affect the Morning Shows

Matt Lauer, Charlie Rose, Garrison Keillor, Bill O'Reilly. New names are being added to the pantheon of disgraced media celebrities at an unheard-of rate. Tuesday night, 24 hours after NBC heard a damning complaint of sexual misconduct by Matt Lauer, the star NBC News anchor was out of his Today show perch, and the $25...

'Prairie Home Companion' renamed after Garrison Keillor's firing

NEW YORK, Dec 3 (Reuters) - "A Prairie Home Companion," the U.S. radio variety show that Garrison Keillor presented for decades until his retirement last year, has been renamed "Town Hall," days after the raconteur was accused of sexual misconduct. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Garrison Keillor's 'Prairie Home Companion' successor calls allegations 'heartbreaking'

last monthNews : USAToday: News

Chris Thile, who replaced Keillor as host of 'A Prairie Home Companion,' brought up the alleged misconduct in the show's first minutes.        

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