The Joke Show is the most popular annual broadcast from A Prairie Home Companion. This collection features all the jokes from the shows which aired in April 2000 and 2002 (both were done in New York). These recordings are a welcome supplement to the highly successful original Pretty Good Jokes collection.
Keillor is also the author of several books and a frequent contributor to national publications including Time, The New Yorker, and National Geographic, in addition to writing his own syndicated column. He has been awarded a National Humanities Medal from the National Endowment of the Humanities. When not touring, he resides in St. Paul, Minnesota.