Tag Archives: Norman Lear

Trump Won’t Attend Kennedy Center Honors

Trump will not attend this year’s Kennedy Center Honors because some of the honorees are boycotting the traditional pre-gala reception at the White House. Politico reports: “The President and First Lady have decided not to participate in this year’s activities to allow the honorees to celebrate without any political distraction,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a ...

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Norman Lear Among 2017 Kennedy Center Honorees, Will Boycott Traditional Reception At The White House

The list of honorees for the first Kennedy Center Honors of the Trump administration has been released and unsurprisingly, things have already gotten political. The New York Times reports: The 40th annual award recipients include the groundbreaking television writer and producer Norman Lear, the immigrant singer-songwriter and actress Gloria Estefan, and the hip-hop star, LL Cool J. They will be ...

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Matt Baume On Edith Bunker & Gay Marriage [VIDEO]

In one of his best clips yet, Matt Baume takes us back to a night in television and gay history that happened 38 years ago today. He writes: “When did gay partners become a part of the family on TV? October 9, 1977. That’s the night CBS aired an All in the Family episode entitled “Cousin Liz,” which in just ...

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