A Prairie Home Companion

A Prairie Home Companion is a recorded live show featuring comedy sketches, music and more from host Garrison Keillor and company.

Recent Episodes

September 7, 2013: The News from Lake Wobegon

"Oh, we knew it was going to snow. We could see that sky--that was a snow sky. People who have lived here for more than five minutes know what that snow sky looks like." Plus, discovering hidden treasures under the floor of Lake Wobegon Lutheran Church, Pastor Liz delivers a sermon on one of her least favorite Gospels, and Lake Wobegon exiles return home for Thanksgiving, in a monologue from November 2011.

August 31, 2013: The News from Lake Wobegon

"It's getting on towards fall. The flowers are turning dry. Nobody's mowing their lawn anymore -- there's no need to. It's been kind of dry the last few weeks." Darlene becomes a vegan after accidentally killing a frog, the Schroeder family makes wine from wild grapes, and the Sons of Bernie visit the State Fair, in a monologue from September 2008.

August 24, 2013: The News from Lake Wobegon

"It was kind of a hot summer here for a couple weeks. The Norwegians got all pale and innervated and were gasping for breath like fish on a stringer."

August 10, 2013: The News from Lake Wobegon

"Unseasonably warm early in the week but now, thank goodness, the temperature has dropped into the single digits, which is to everyone's satisfaction." The town's ice fishermen deal with an unexpected lack of ice, residents gear up for the Winter Festival, Lake Wobegon sets a world record, and Darlene is forced to stay close-mouthed, in a monologue from January 2012.

August 3, 2013: The News from Lake Wobegon

"We got a little snow out there this last week -- six inches but we don't care. We're not shoveling. The shovel's been put away. The snow plow is parked in the garage." Spring comes to Lake Wobegon and town constables Gary and Leroy respond to a dispute at the Magendantz home, in a monologue from March 2011.