Saturday, May 2, 2015

NPR, Wait Wait Don't Tell Me and, Prairie Home Companion

                                        Taken in Napa California                                     

Every Saturday and Sunday afternoon if I'm not at a book signing or ghost investigation or with my grandkids, I love listening to National Public Radio. There are three shows that I love to listen to: Bluff the Listener, Wait, Wait, don't tell me and Prairie Home Companion.

Bluff the Listener offers three absurd stories and the listeners have to guess which of the stories are real or false. It's not as easy as it sounds and a lot of times, the weirdest of the stories are the real ones. I've posted the site of the latest program.


Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me is another NPR show that features Peter Sagal as the host. There are also guest panelists, usually well known people who are offered a real or fake news story and they have to guess the answer the correct answer along with the lucky contender who calls into the show. Bill Kurtis is the scorekeeper.


Prairie Home Companion is my favorite show.  Garrison Keillor is the main person on this show which aired in 1974 to about 12 people in the audience. Today, this show is hear by more than 4 million people on more than 600 public radio stations.  I love this show the best. Here is a sample:


I didn't even know this show existed until I saw the movie which starred Lily Tomlin, Meryl Streep, Lindsay Lohan, Kevin Kline, Tommy Lee Jones, Woody Harrelson and of course Garrison Keillor

I like to share the things I enjoy with my friends. Take some personal time one weekend and listen to Garrison Keillor's masterpiece in entertainment. While you're at it, support your public radio

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