About William Lucas Walker

William Lucas Walker is an Emmy Award-winning writer and producer whose television credits include Frasier, Will & Grace and Roseanne. He co-created the critically-acclaimed Showtime comedy The Chris Isaak Show. He and his husband Kelly are the parents of Elizabeth and James, born in 2001 and 2005. The children were gratified by the legal marriage of their parents in 2008, an event that rescued them from a life of ruinous bastardry.
Spilled Milk follows WLW's adventures in Daddyland. It is the first recurring humor column by an LGBT parent to appear in a mainstream national publication. Spilled Milk has been regularly promoted to Featured Blog status on HuffPo's front page, as well as in the Politics, Comedy, Parenting, Huff/Post50 and Gay Voices sections. New columns are published monthly.
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Spilled Milk: Dishing Daphne

William Lucas Walker didn’t know he needed an intervention, but Daphne Dishes turned out to be his lifesaver.

I’m Married, I’m Married Not

When marriage becomes political. William Lucas Walker’s Spilled Milk column.

But Who Is Mary? My Daughter Starts Catholic School

There were a few things William Lucas Walker had to explain to his non-Catholic daughter after sending her off to an all-girls Catholic school.

Stritch, One Man’s Memory of Elaine

William Lucas Walker remembers that voice. That delivery. That timing. And the woman who would not be ignored. A tribute to Elaine Stritch.

Scouting for My Son’s America

William Lucas Walker tries to explain to his son why scouting is so cool and yet why, as a gay dad, he could never be a leader for his son’s troop.

My Daughter Contracted Instagram, And Boy Is It Contagious

William Lucas Walker finds a way to immunize his daughter against the virus’s negative effects.

Why Julie Andrews Is Better Than Ritalin

Does William Lucas Walker have ADD, or is this just fatherhood?

When Dads Cheat

Never open your mouth during a Flour War. And never, ever, cheat at Capture the Flag. William Lucas Walker learns some hard lessons at father-son camp.

The Man Who Loves Minivans. And the Veterans Who Needed One.

Proud minivan driver William Lucas Walker tips his hat at an organization that is helping veterans with the Toyota Sienna they won in the 100 Cars for Good campaign.

Where I’ll Be Spending the Government Shutdown

With the US Federal Government down, William Lucas Walker needs to find a happy place. Behold: the 99¢ store.

Dads and Bras

William Lucas Walker goes bra shopping for his daughter. Hilarity ensues.

In Case of Inferno, Evacuate

How do you face a wildfire? In William Lucas Walker’s case, with grace and a brownie recipe.

I’m a Terrible, Awful Parent

Does our childish behavior make us bad parents? William Lucas Walker shares a snapshot of his own experience.

5 Ways Gay Marriage Is Wrecking America (and Causing Global Warming)

William Lucas Walker was disappointed that attorney Charles Cooper couldn’t come up with a single adverse consequence to gay marriage. So he decided to help with a list of five.

Dad Overhears Son’s Plans to Come Out, Writes Loving Note

William Lucas Walker comments on a breathtaking moment of love and acceptance between father and son.

It’s No Name-Calling Week… You Moron

William Lucas Walker recounts the cruelties he grew up with, and how he’s working to make sure his kids don’t have to do the same.