Saturday, December 22, 2012 By Aaron Brown
|William Kessler as the 400-year-old elf who gives us our orders|
They will rebroadcast us again at noon on Christmas Eve and we are likely to be aired by other independent public stations around Minnesota over the holidays. Check with a station near you.
Our show, which took place during a snow and ice storm, was a blend of comedy, holiday music, local talent and the brilliant musicianship of the Sam Miltich Trio. A washed up rodeo cowboy named Earl attempts to save Christmas for the children of the Bigfork Valley. Militant eel pout disrupt a public radio documentary about ice fishing. College freshmen send letters from the front lines of the civil wars going on at home now that they're back from school. Also, I interview a real cowboy, still ranching in in late 80s, who I'm certain could still kick my ass. It was a fun show. I think you'll like it.
My son Doug was inspired to make this picture of "A Cowboy Christmas" after hearing the program: