Garrison Keillor has announced that he'll retire in 2013.
You know, I'm on public radio. I write humor. I sing. I dress funny. I've had a complicated personal life. Really, they wouldn't miss a beat. I am totally going to audition. The way things are going these days, I'll audition, and they'll tell me they want Chion Wolf but I can go home. "Prairie Home Companion" has preserved several important traditions of live performance including the whole notion that you actually have to be able to do something if you're going to be live, onstage. That notion is in great jeopardy these days. For example, Charlie Sheen is launching a tour of live performances which will include a stop in Wallingford at the Oakdale. But what does Charlie Sheen do? Muse? Rave? Also on tour but without a talent, Larry King and reality star Bethenny Frankel. Leave your comments below, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or Tweet us @wnprcolin.