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Garrison Keillor investigation detailed as Minnesota Public Radio defends decision to fire him

Minnesota Public Radio has released further information about its investigation into former “A Prairie Home Companion” host Garrison Keillor, rebutting claims by its onetime associate that he was fired for putting his hand on a woman’s bare back while comforting her. In a long letter addressed...

Garrison Keillor Responds to Allegations After New Details Are Released

Garrison Keillor, the former host of Minnesota Public Radio’s “A Prairie Home Companion,” answered allegations of sexual impropriety after MPR, which severed ties with Keillor back in November, released new details about the allegations against him. “MPR said in a...

Radio host Garrison Keillor fired over ‘dozens’ of incidents: network

4 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Minnesota Public Radio ended its contracts with “Prairie Home Companion” host Garrison Keillor over multiple accusations of sexual misconduct by a woman who had worked on the show and not a single incident, the network’s president said on Tuesday. In a posting to members and...

The Biggest Bombshells in New Report on Prairie Home Companion’s Garrison Keillor

Garrison Keillor, the former host of A Prairie Home Companion, reportedly had a long history of making his female employees feel “mistreated, sexualized or belittled,” according to a new investigation from MPR News.Keillor’s production company, Prairie Home Productions, produced his weekly variety show, but it aired on MPR. In November, the management ... More »

Hear Tune-Yards Debut “Hammer” On Chris Thile’s Live From Here

This past weekend Tune-Yards stopped by Live From Here, the Chris Thile-hosted radio program formerly known as A Prairie Home Companion, to perform songs from their cleverly titled, suddenly imminent I can feel you creep into my private life. Among the selections was a previously unreleased track called "Hammer," a dramatic and dynamic number built…

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

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

2 months 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…

Listen to Jeff Tweedy on “Live From Here,” Formerly “A Prairie Home Companion

He played “Locator,” “Laminated Cat,” “All Lives, You Say?,” and others

‘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

Bon Iver collaborating w/ TU Dance for special 2018 shows ++ other tour dates

Plus: listen to Bon Iver's appearance on the most recent "The Show with Chris Thile" (fka 'A Prairie Home Companion"). Continue reading…

Hear Bon Iver Play A Prairie Home Companion

2 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

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

Bon Iver Performs on “A Prairie Home Companion”: Listen

“___ 45 ___,” “#29 Strafford APTS,” “715 - CR??KS,” and “22 (OVER S??N)”

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 […]

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...

Keillor's successor calls misconduct allegations 'heartbreaking'

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Chris Thile, who took over “A Prairie Home Companion’ in 2016, addressed the allegations against his predecessor during Saturday’s show.

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

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

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'

3 months agoNews : 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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