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The Comedy of Politics

Really interesting collection of articles and columns from Wired: GEORGE CARLIN. LENNY BRUCE. THAT DOG PUPPET.We’ve always had comedians zinging truth to power. (“Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress.Show More Summary

Robert Klein Still Can’t Stop His Leg, from SXSW to Starz, from The Second City to today

Ask any stand-up comedian today who the best stand-up of all time is or was, and they’ll likely tell you Richard Pryor, George Carlin, or want to make cases for both equally as the top of the tops. Ask any Jewish comedian from the Baby Boomers through Generation X that same question, and they’ll quickly […]

Snupps makes it less crappy to list your crappiest crap on eBay

Comedian George Carlin was right: Our homes and offices are an accumulation of stuff. Wherever you look, there’s stuff. There’s stuff piled on stuff. And stuff stuffed into our closets and attics. Our floorboards groan under the weight of so much stuff. Show More Summary

Theory of Relativity

From the Slope of Hope: Since today is President's Day, I think I'll write about something Presidential. And this quote from our patron saint George Carlin is absolutely crucial to the piece: "When you're born you get a ticket to the freak show. Show More Summary

A Young Jon Stewart Interviews George Carlin in a 1997 Tribute to the Comedy Legend

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

A young Jon Stewart spoke with the late George Carlin in a 1997 interview from the HBO special George Carlin: 40 Years of Comedy. During the interview, Carlin talked about his early life and how his upbringing prepared him for a career in comedy. Related Laughing Squid PostsRemembering Comedian George Carlin Through the YearsEarly Louis […]

Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Inside the Actors Studio' on Bravo

SERIES The History of Comedy The premiere of this new documentary series profiles groundbreaking comics, including George Carlin, Dick Gregory and Lenny Bruce, who embraced the risqué side of comedy and risked their careers, prison and more to battle censorship. 7 and 10 p.m. CNN The Big Bang...

Does George Carlin's 'You Are All Diseased' Actually Suck?

3 months agoNews : Vice News

Stand-up comedy often doesn't age well, but George Carlin's famous 1999 special might have.

The 2017 "Davos Consensus" - More Welfare And More Warfare

Submitted by Nick Giambruno via, “It’s a big club and you ain’t in it!” I often think of these words, spoken by the great comedian George Carlin, when I read about the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Every year, global elites descend on Davos to discuss the big issues of the day in a Bilderberg-like conclave. Show More Summary

Cris Carter drops a f-bomb on The Herd

4 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

Former ESPN analyst and recent Fox hire Cris Carter dropped one of George Carlin’s “Seven Words You Can’t Say On TV” on FS1’s The Herd Friday. When relaying a story about Nick Saban’s hire at Alabama, Carter quoted a profanity SabanShow More Summary


You learn early on that life consists of stuff. George Carlin made a lot of money talking about it. Stuff seems to be everywhere. People spend time and energy acquiring stuff. And more stuff. What you learn later is that the most important stuff doesn't take up space. That truly valuable stuff usually is invisible. But there are times when it can be seen.

George Carlin's "American Dream" Bit Is More Relevant Now Than Ever Before

5 months agoHumor : eBaum's World

Mr. Carlin tackled a lot of subjects during his long career but this might be the best bit he ever delivered.

Post-Election ‘Saturday Night Live’: Dave Chappelle Gives Donald Trump A Chance And Demands One In Return

Dave Chappelle, comedy’s reclusive genius, returned to the national stage as guest host of last night’s Saturday Night Live, and if the show let him down a few times – as it’s been known to do since the days George Carlin, Richard Pryor...Show More Summary

Why Did Kamikaze Pilots Wear Helmets?

6 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. This has always been one of life's great imponderables. Another one George Carlin used the question in his comedy routine. Show More Summary

George Carlin Explains Why He Wouldn't Vote

6 months agoHumor : eBaum's World

"If you have selfish ignorant voters, you'll have selfish ignorant politicians."

A Vote For Hillary Clinton Is A Vote For Nuclear War

Years ago George Carlin joked, “I think we should attack Russia now. They’d never expect it!” Younger readers, and Democrats with memory problems, might not understand why that joke was funny, but at the time it got a huge laugh from the audience. Show More Summary

What Does the Future of Work Look Like?

5 predictions from Workfront’s new State of Work survey As George Carlin famously said, “There’s no present. There’s only the immediate future and the recent past.” Anything that happened one or more seconds ago is officially history. By the time you finish saying, “the future is now,” it’s already past. Take a moment to think...

Staff Picks: George Carlin, Alex Cameron, and ‘Pan’s Labyrinth: Inside the Creation of a Modern Fairy Tale’

Need a great book to read, album to listen to, or TV show to get hooked on? The Flavorwire team is here to help: in this weekly feature, our editorial staffers recommend the cultural object or experience they’ve enjoyed most in the past seven days. Scroll through for our picks below. I Kinda Like It […]

George Carlin’s Shocking Prescience on the Nights Before 9/11

On the nights of September 9 and 10, 2001, the comedian George Carlin performed shows at the MGM Grand casino, in Las Vegas, working through material that he planned to use at the taping of his next HBO special, in November. It was going to be called “I Kinda Like It When a Lotta People Die.” On the morning of September 11th, a lot of people did die. Show More Summary

Treat yourself to this 1997 Jon Stewart-George Carlin interview

8 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

If you're looking for a little creative inspiration, this clip from George Carlin: 40 Years of Comedy has some great lines about how Carlin approached his craft. It also feels like a living link in the history of American comedy. (more…)

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