Farewell to the Funniest Man Ever

As most of you probably know by now, legendary comedian George Carlin has died at age 71. For decades, Carlin was a man you either loved or hated, no exceptions. He was offensive and sarcastic, but also downright hilarious and unapologetic for the things he said (probably what I loved most). I had the pleasure of seeing his act live on 2 separate occasions: in 2001 and 2004. I have read all but 1 of his books and can strongly recommend them. They are as follows: Sometimes a Little Brain Damage Can Help, Brain Droppins, Napalm and Silly Putty, and When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops? His final release in 2006, featured a combination of the last 3 on that list, combined with some new material and was called Three Times Carlin: An Orgy of George. He has also released a plethora of CD’s and there are several DVD’s of his HBO specials. If you don’t mind vulgar, offensive comedy, you must check them out. I will leave you with a clip of George talking about death from one of his live acts. RIP Mr. Carlin, and stop smiling down on us! Haha!

Posted on June 23, 2008, in Announcements and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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