One of the joys of my Sundays is spending the better part of the day with NPR. there is Weekend Edition Sunday where I struggle to keep up with Will Shortz and his puzzles. Re-runs of Click and Clack. This American Life reminds me of the power of a well-told story. And then there is A Prairie Home Companion.
Prairie Home Companion reminds me of a time gone by. Stories with my grandparents, songs that everyone knows and sings along with, and the nostalgia of the radio drama. It is comforting. Familiar. Predictable.
But what would happen if A Praire Home Companion underwent its own New 52 reboot? Prairie Home NOW!
Chris Monroe, a Minnesota cartoonist, wondered just such a thing with her comic, Prairie Home: The True Story
You can read the entire nine-panel strip here.