Frankel, Daniel
June 2006
Daily Variety;6/9/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 49, pA4
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the nomination of Jason Lee for best leading actor Emmy Award for playing the role of Earl in the television series, "My Name Is Earl." The sitcom bravely ventures on touchy issues such as homosexuality, the disabled, infidelity, biracial marriage, and illegal immigration. Lee knew that the sitcom could get away with these if its underlying themes of redemption and humanity rang true. INSET: Sound bites.


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