The Kennedy Center has named Carol Burnett the recipient of this year’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The award ceremony will take place in October and broadcast later on PBS. The award is the Center’s annual recognition for “people who have had an impact on American society in ways similar” to Mr. Twain himself.
Comments against Sarah Palin were deleted, but the network claims it’s only because the broadcast ran 19 minutes long.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Twain paid a surprise visit to the Kennedy Center on Tuesday night to honor Tina Fey with the nation’s top humor prize that bears his name. A mustached Alec Baldwin playing Twain said he thought he would be remembered for being a tender lover and was surprised to learn the prize […]