Latest from Garrison Keillor
  • Opinion

Al Franken should resign? That’s absurd.

Take things in context.
  • Nov 28, 2017
  • Opinion

It’s Thanksgiving. Be happy.

Something about turkey says, “Thank you, Lord, for your abundant mercy, undeserved though it be.”
  • Nov 20, 2017
  • Opinion

A trip to New York and a dead iPhone

I spent a whole day with no cellphone and it gave me the feeling of being in a foreign country, out of touch, friendless.
  • Nov 14, 2017
  • Opinion

I’m a conservative

What is inherited — family, community, culture, language — is more crucial than what is acquired — tattoos, an Armani suit, a cat who loves you.
  • Nov 7, 2017
  • Opinion

A man walks into a bar in Oregon

I heard about the patience of the Japanese linguist and the joyful spirit of the Holocaust survivor. These are the stories that matter.
  • Oct 24, 2017
  • Opinion

The old obit man looks around

I tell myself to buckle down. Pay attention. Do your job. Don’t kill time.
  • Oct 17, 2017
  • Opinion

Welcome to the abyss

Let the Swedes give the prize for urban planning. Find someone who knows comedy for the literature prize.
  • Oct 10, 2017
  • Opinion

God has sent us a judge. Hallelujah.

Roy Moore’ s triumph is a ray of sunshine for those of us who’d like to restore stoning to our legal system.
  • Sep 27, 2017
  • Opinion

The gentle people shall prevail

The answer to hurricanes and racism is the same: Kindness.
  • Sep 26, 2017
  • Opinion

Of thee they sing with feeling

Patriotic songs pull people together no matter their politics.
  • Sep 19, 2017