Annie Gray Johnston

Listener Bill wrote: "Where is "Prairie Home Companion?!? PLEASE tell me there is technical problems and not a decision to drop it from your schedule. I've heard nothing about it being dropped, and as a long-time supporter I would be very unhappy about that decision. Please explain." And listener John wrote an actual and graceful-worded snail-mail letter along the same lines. I wrote to them that: 1) Creator Garrison Keillor is no longer in the show. It seemed to us that the very nature of...

Commentator Annie Gray Johnston lightens the spirit of Election Day 2016 by describing life in The White House with either presidential candidate's occupancy.

Commentator Annie Gray Johnston got some satisfaction last week. Annie Gray Johnston is a General Enthusiast and Free Lance Nut. WHQR Commentaries don't necessarily reflect the views of WHQR Radio, its editorial staff, or its members.

WHQR - Happy Birthday to Me! June 2, 2015 Last week, I turned the big 5-0 . . . less horrifying than hitting the Big 2-0-0 but that's another story ...I should have been better prepared because last month, after dying my hair a lovely shade of Clairol Espresso, when checking out at Harris Teeter, I was offered the senior discount. When you turn 50, your mailbox makes all kinds of new friends....like the membership card from AARP who brings his friends from Blue Cross Blue Shield with the...

Today I talked with Rhonda Bellamy and Annie Gray Johnston about The Designer Showhouse , a fund-raiser for The Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County.
Details and tickets at artswilmington.org

Annie Gray Johnston tries to channel her inner Ogden Nash. In addition to being her paternal grandmother's first cousin, Mr. Nash was also the mac-daddy of light verse, famous for his pun-like rhymes. WHQR Commentaries don't necessarily reflect the views of WHQR Radio, its editorial staff , or its members.

Commentator Annie Gray Johnston revels in the vagaries and variety of words, from distinctly Southern turns of phrase to tortured mixed metaphors. Commentaries on WHQR do not necessarily reflect the views of its board, members, or staff.

Bald Men Rule

Jul 11, 2012

Commentator Annie Gray Johnston reminisces about hairdos - and hair - gone by. From surfer-dude shag to ultra-receding razamatazz, Johnston applauds the absence of fussy locks and welcomes the shift to a smooth, shiny scalp. There's nothing like a man who grows bald gracefully.
Commentaries don't necessarily reflect the views of WHQR Radio, its editorial staff, or its members.