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Nellie McKay Talks 'A Prairie Home Companion,' Politics, and Doris Daynew

As a forward-thinking musician, Nellie McKay has jumped all over the map in the last decade, with albums spanning pop music, funk, disco, and hip hop. Her most recent, Normal as Blueberry Pie, veers into surprisingly traditional territory with a collection of Doris Day covers.
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  Andrea Swensson  |  01-06-2010  |  Profiles & Interviews

Return of the Iconoclastnew

Director Robert Altman discusses his elegaic new film.
Cincinnati CityBeat  |  Jason Gargano  |  06-22-2006  |  Profiles & Interviews

Death Is on the Air

This film's great achievement is that it makes you face the gloomiest facts of life head-on--and then lets you walk out with a smile.
Washington City Paper  |  Tricia Olszewski  |  06-16-2006  |  Reviews

Radio Headsnew

It's been a very long time since any Robert Altman film has been as enjoyable as A Prairie Home Companion.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marjorie Baumgarten  |  06-08-2006  |  Reviews

Weak Signalnew

A Prairie Home Companion struggles with radio-free Americana.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Felicia Feaster  |  06-08-2006  |  Reviews

The Craftsmannew

Robert Altman learned moviemaking before the auteur era -- long after, he's still telling stories.
L.A. Weekly  |  Scott Foundas  |  06-08-2006  |  Profiles & Interviews

Garrison Keillor is Bad Companynew

Someone should put a gun to Garrison Keillor's head and force him to tell a fart joke.
Dig Boston  |  David Wildman  |  06-07-2006  |  Reviews

The Long Goodbyenew

Keillor and Altman team up for an elegiac backstage musical.
The Village Voice  |  Rob Nelson  |  06-07-2006  |  Reviews

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