Show Business: What's Up at Lake Wobegon

Public radio's surprise hit features a town found on no maps

Lake Wobegon, Minn., is not on a map and is not listed in any atlas, but that does not bother the folks at the Chatterbox Cafe, who are munching an ethereal strawberry cream pie "that makes grown men cry and lose all ambition in life." Nor does it make much nevermind to the people waiting in line at Ralph's Pretty Good Grocery. And obviously they are not overly concerned at Bob's Bank, whose slogan—"Neither a borrower nor a lender be"—would cause terminal heartburn...

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