My mother says this is very funny. Apparently the midwesterners who she went to the movie with did not feel that this movie struck particularly close to home. Hmph.
Garrison Keillor: We come from people who brought us up to believe that life is a struggle, and if you should feel really happy, be patient: this will pass.
Lefty: [singing] Liquor she said, and lick her I did, and I don't work there any more.
Yolanda Johnson: Isn't that a Carter Family song?
Lola Johnson: Who?
Yolanda Johnson: The Carter Family. Like us only famous.
Okay, I have to admit--I watched far more Hee Haw than I ever listened to the Prairie Home Companion, but it sounds like home to me.