Topic: Mark Twain Prize
Carol Burnett, best known for her long-running variety show, will be honored this October at the Kennedy Center in Washington.
Jonathan Winters dies following a long career as a comic and writer. Jonathan Winters dies after working with some of the greats in the comedic arts.
Will Ferrell is lauded as being a fearless comedian with a sharp eye for the quirks of American culture, but some say he lacks the gravitas to be a national prize-winner.
05/13/2011 08:08 pm
Tina Fey is the youngest (and the third woman) to win of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
11/10/2010 09:26 am
Tina Fey joins the ranks of Bill Cosby, Steve Martin, Lily Tomlin and others who have won the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
05/25/2010 05:33 pm
Dog show pooch-gazing, comedian Carlin's timeless wit, England's green and manicured land, and more.
01/30/2009 12:00 am