Garrison Keillor Says MPR Fired Him Over 'Improper Behavior'In a follow-up statement, he says he was fired over "a story that I think is more interesting and more complicated than the version MPR heard."
Garrison Keillor Kicks Off Final Season On 'Prairie Home'It's the beginning of the end as Garrison Keillor kicked off his last season of "A Prairie Home Companion" Saturday night. Right after his broadcast, Keillor moved the party outside in front of the Fitzgerald Theater for the show's annual Street Dance & Meatloaf Supper.
Good Question: What Causes Stress In Americans' Lives?About half the people surveyed in a recent poll claim to have had a "major stressful" event within the past year. National Public Radio, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health conducted the nationwide survey.
Movie Blog: NPR's Ira Glass Talks ScreenplaysIra Glass, best known as the host of National Public Radio's series "This American Life" (reportedly the most popular podcast in the U.S. most weeks), has dipped his quill into the world of screenwriting.
Esme Blog: The Firing Of Juan WilliamsJuan Williams was fired from NPR this week for saying he got "nervous" when he got on a plane and saw Muslims in "Muslim garb."
Good To Know: GOP Says Cease NPR's Public FundingNational Public Radio has fired news analyst Juan Williams after Williams appeared on a Fox News broadcast and shared a personal opinion about Muslims and airplanes. Now Republicans are saying it was censorship, and want public funding of NPR stopped. Don Shelby says the debate over Williams' words has gone beyond what he said.