Poets And Poetry Lovers Alike Lament Loss Of ‘the Writer’s Almanac’
She’s from upstate and so to New York City residents, she is a complete mystery, as a Martian would be or a Mennonite, and this seems like a chance for everyone to get a fresh start and focus on the environment, health care, education, public safety, rather than the inappropriateness of commenting on a woman’s outfit. For years Governor Hochul served as an anonymous lieutenant governor to a man who hogged the stage, sang, danced, conducted the band, a man for whom public attention was oxygen. And then in short order he became a man whom people were thoroughly tired of reading about, or reading about anything that sounded like him, such as glaucoma, homogeneity, or combovers.
Promo video for purpose of booking is available here. The biblical allotment is seventy and after that you’re on the down escalator, a drain on the economy, a waste of space, you have little stake in the future and are voting for the past, you’re slowing down and becoming an obstruction. So the young are hinting it’s time to take the long walk across the ice fields and disappear. The cast of characters has been around half my life, the rhetoric is old as the granite hills, our leaders are phoning it in.
The fact that the mayor was there was of slight importance. Mayors do not draw crowds anymore, if they ever did, they try to follow them. Had someone given me a book, nicely wrapped, it would’ve been a burden, but the word “disarray” was perfect.
In November 2017, after allegations of inappropriate behavior by Keillor toward an individual who worked for him on a freelance basis, Minnesota Public Radio terminated its contracts with him and his private media companies. This effectively ended the distribution and broadcast of The Writer’s Almanac via public radio, as well as rebroadcasts of Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion. He and his wife Jenny Lind Nilsson live in Minneapolis, not far from the YMCA where he was sent for swimming lessons at age 12 after his cousin drowned, and he skipped the lessons and went to the public library instead and to a radio studio to watch a noontime show with singers and a band.
George Eastman received a patent for the first film camera, which he called Kodak, on this date in 1888. The Writer’s Almanac – Wednesday, September 1, 2021 This day, 1773, Phillis Wheatley published “Poems on Various Subjects Religious and Moral,” the first book ever published by a former American slave. Get official Apple, Google and Spotify badges to link to this podcast, or get a magic link for social media. MPR has ended our contract with the company that owns the rights for production and public distribution of The Writers Almanac and MPR no longer has the rights to post the archives. Louisa May Alcott started writing poems and submitting them to periodicals.