Kelly Lawler, USA TODAY

Kelly Lawler

USA TODAY

Washington, DC, United States

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  • USA TODAY
  • Burlington TimesNews
  • Enquirer
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  • The Progress-Index
  • The News Leader
  • The Des Moines Register
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Herald-Journal
  • The Tennessean
  • The Clarion-Ledger
  • Redding.com News Now
  • MontgomeryAdvertiser
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Recent articles by Kelly:

Why it's a weekend for self care

After a tirelessly tragic week, I hope everyone can get some much needed rest this weekend. → Read More

I'm leaving my pandemic cocoon. Soon.

As we inch back towards an open world, I'm worried about how I might be different to friends and family who haven't seen me. → Read More

Disney+ announces 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' cast, including Kumail Nanjiani, 'Star Wars' prequel characters

Disney+'s "Star Wars" series all about "Obi-Wan Kenobi" announced a stellar cast Monday, including returning prequel characters. → Read More

Martin Short surprises on 'SNL' as Doug Emhoff for Kamala Harris' Seder: 'You got this baby!'

Maya Rudolph's Kamala Harris and Martin Short's Doug Emhoff hosted a "unity Seder" on "SNL" this weekend. → Read More

Maya Rudolph brings her Beyoncé impression back to 'SNL' to sample hot wings

Clad in Beyoncé's black leather outfit from the Grammys, Maya Rudolph tried hot wings, which might just be her kryptonite. → Read More

Jessica Walter, 'Arrested Development,' 'Archer' star, dead at 80; reports

Jessica Walter, who worked in Hollywood for five decades and developed a cult following in Fox and Netflix's "Arrested Development," died Wednesday. → Read More

The best and worst 'Jeopardy!' guest hosts, from Ken Jennings to Dr. Oz

From the surprising highs of producer Mike Richards to the lows of Dr. Oz, here is how all the guest hosts of "Jeopardy!" have done at the lectern. → Read More

We're in the final leg of the pandemic marathon – don't give up now

We are all starting to feel the end of the pandemic nearing. But we can't let our guard down. Not yet. → Read More

Spring TV preview: 5 new TV shows worth your time, from 'Aretha' to 'Shadow and Bone'

A magical fantasyland, teen angst and Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin make up some of the best TV shows debuting this spring. → Read More

Review: HBO Max's AIDS crisis drama 'It's A Sin' is the best show of 2021 so far

A chronicle of a group of young adults living through the AIDS crisis in Londin in the 1980s, "It's A Sin" is a triumphant TV series. → Read More

Review: HBO Max's AIDS crisis drama 'It's A Sin' is the best show of 2021 so far

A chronicle of a group of young adults living through the AIDS crisis in Londin in the 1980s, "It's A Sin" is a triumphant TV series. → Read More

Review: HBO Max's AIDS crisis drama 'It's A Sin' is the best show of 2021 so far

A chronicle of a group of young adults living through the AIDS crisis in Londin in the 1980s, "It's A Sin" is a triumphant TV series. → Read More

Loved 'Bridgerton'? Here are 5 great TV shows to watch while you wait for Season 2

Netflix's romantic drama 'Bridgerton,' which was just renewed for a second season, captivated viewers. Here's what fans might like to watch next. → Read More

Earnest, cheesy and explosive: Joe Biden's inauguration concert hit the right notes

At the "Celebrating America" inauguration concert special, some moments of awkwardness and cheese were saved by earnestness and fireworks. → Read More

Staying Apart, Together: We're emotionally exhausted. But we can get through it.

2021 is starting to look a lot like the chaos and tragedy of 2020. Our coping skills are more important than ever. → Read More

The first 'Jeopardy!' without Alex Trebek: How did Ken Jennings do as host?

Ken Jennings stepped up to the podium as the first interim host of "Jeopardy!" after the death of Alex Trebek. How did the former champ do as host? → Read More

Staying Apart, Together: Tiny, manageable resolutions for 2021

2021 is not the year for major New Year's resolutions. After the year we've had, let's not be too hard on ourselves. → Read More

20 top TV moments of 2020: From 'Jeopardy!' to 'Tiger King' and that wild election

2020 was a wild and crazy year, with a pandemic and a tumultuous election. We revisit TV's 20 top moments in a year we'd sooner forget. → Read More

Staying Apart, Together: Cheers to a New Year (more than ever)

2021 won't magically fix all our problems. But it will give us a little more hope for the future. → Read More

Staying Apart, Together: We got through Christmas. The rest is gravy.

Christmas was hard, different and sad this year. But we're tough, and we can keep going. → Read More