Timely : This weekend’s May 18 performance at the ACME Comedy Theatre of Kelly Carlin-McCall’s acclaimed one-woman show A Carlin Home Companion attended by FishbowlLA came on the heels of dad George‘s posthumous birthday (May 12) and...Show More Summary
Decades ago, George Carlin perfectly and hilariously delineated the different temperaments of football and baseball. But what about basketball? Well, that's somewhere in the middle. Basketball fandom doesn't quite approach the violent,...Show More Summary
It’s been a while since I’ve watched George Carlin’s bit about the seven words you can’t say on television. Which is a shame, because I love to use the words! What are your favorite curse words? Has your life been more of a “Fuck, yeah!” or a “Fuck that!” this week?
Forty-one years ago, George Carlin premiered "Seven Dirty Words"... perhaps the most important routine in the history of stand-up comedy. Of course, Carlin was talking about things you couldn't say on television. But lately I've been thinking about things you could once say on television... Show More Summary
George Carlin -- A Little Reality Check.
The late great George Carlin once famously spoke of words that cannot be said on television (Well, basic cable at least). Japan, too, has its own list of words and phrases that are taboo. Read more...
At the beginning of his post about Patton Oswalt's Boston bombings Facebook note, Cajun Boy wrote, "Oswalt, in addition to being one of the funniest...
At the beginning of his post about Patton Oswalt’s Boston bombings Facebook note, Cajun Boy wrote, “Oswalt, in addition to being one of the funniest humans on the planet, is also one of the wisest and most eloquent.” The same could have...Show More Summary
This old video of Jon Stewart interviewing George Carlin is making waves on Reddit and we just had to share. The interview is from 1997,...
In the 80s comedian George Carlin went on a tirade, making fun of western society's almost knee jerk reaction to obtaining—and hoarding—stuff. "The whole meaning of life is trying to find a place for your stuff," he said. Though hisShow More Summary
On October 11, 1975, George Carlin hosted the very first episode of Saturday Night Live. Sort of. For the only time in the show’s now-storied history, the host participated in none of that night’s sketches; Carlin just did his stand-up...Show More Summary
Anybody who is a fan of baseball can tell you that it is a unique sport. As George Carlin pointed out, there are things in baseball that are just bizarre to a point that it makes our love affair grow, as opposed to the violent, war-like conditions of football. Show More Summary
When someone attacks a joke my gut instinct is always to defend the joke and its teller. Well, not always. It depends on where the joke comes from. As George Carlin once explained, "There is absolutely nothing wrong with the word 'nger' in and of itself. Show More Summary
This guest post is by Frank Angelone of Social Tech Zone. The same rehashed garbage! They were my feelings in 2012 about to bloggers implementing content marketing strategies. They seem to believe that just because they’re in a potentially crowded niche that revisiting topics which have already been covered is going to be successful for [...]Show More Summary
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If you put together a list of the 100 "best lists," what might you mention? The New Yorker suggests they include Carlin's seven dirty words, Van Halen's famous "no brown M&M's" contract rider, and the lineup for baseball's greatest team. Is there a list to be made of the lists that were missed?
George Carlin's been dead for four years, but that doesn't mean the scourge of cursing on television is beyond us. Indeed, it was a regrettable year for foul language of both the intentional and unintentional varieties. Here's a sample of what corrupted our children's ears in 2012, with links below to the context of each clip in order. More »
There's a famous George Carlin routine where the late comic mocks our obsession with stuff -- clothing and cars and accessories that we buy in an effort to fit in, to make ourselves feel better, t...
When George Carlin revealed his “Seven Words You Can Never Say On Television,” the word ”Torture” was not on the list. In a post-9/11 cable news world however, it may as well have been one. A survey of media coverage from the organization...Show More Summary