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On UFC 199, Luke Rockhold, Dominick Cruz, and the Nasty Phenomenon of the “Sore Winner”

(via Getty.) By Asaph Bitner Society tends to deride those who remain defiant even after a decisive and fair defeat. Someone who’s beaten and fails or refuses to accept this is looked at with pity, even anger. George Carlin already eloquently...Show More Summary

Podcast Ep. 107: Kelly Carlin, Author of A Carlin Home Companion: Growing Up with George

Our latest podcast guest is Kelly Carlin, author of A Carlin Home Companion: Growing Up with George. Her book is an autobiography and one-woman show that talks about growing up with her famous father, comedian George Carlin. She’s also...Show More Summary

NPR's Whitewash for Mean-Spirited George Carlin: 'Eternal Respect from Every Person'

On Wednesday morning, NPR’s Morning Edition bowed deeply to the late “hippie dippie” comedian George Carlin. The man who mocked everyone else in an increasingly sour, misanthropic way was revered as a figure of “eternal respect.” The occasion was Carlin’s egotistically organized archives of his career being donated to a new National Comedy Center. Show More Summary

National Comedy Center acquires the archives of comedian George Carlin

George Carlin’s daughter, Kelly, has donated the set lists, handwritten journals, VHS tapes, clothing and arrest records saved by the comedian over his 50-plus-year career. The materials, some... To view the full story, click the title link.

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10 Surprising Facts About George Carlin

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The legendary comedian's influences included the IRS and Danny Kaye.

National Comedy Center in Jamestown, NY, acquires George Carlin’s archives

"A place for his stuff." That's how Kelly Carlin shared the news last night with friends. Carlin shared a lot more at a public event last night at the Paley Center for Media in New York City, where the National Comedy Center convened a special panel of all-star comedians to discuss satire and celebrate its […]

George Carlin's 'Stuff' Gets A New Home At National Comedy Center

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

His daughter, Kelly Carlin, has announced that she's donating her late father's archives to the museum, which opens next year in Jamestown, N.Y.

Comedian George Carlin’s Notes Will Be Donated to the National Comedy Center

This is exciting news for comedy fans: A huge collection of George Carlin's notes, set lists, and other mementos will be donated to the soon-to-be-opened National Comedy Center in Jamestown, New York.

Shocker: Nobody Wants to Attend Dopey de Blasio’s Birthday Bash, Even With Louis C.K. Hosting

Who would want to go to this schmuck’s birthday party, let alone pay to attend it? They could have the ghosts of George Carlin and Richard Pryor doing standup and people wouldn’t want to be withing 100 miles of the … Continued

George Carlin Exposes the Truth About American Government and Its System of Oligarchy (Video)

3 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

In this stand-up routine from 2005, the late comedian and social critic explains the way our country works and why most politicians make little impact.

Breitbart Audience Reacts to Larry Wilmore's Speech With Huge Outpouring of Ugly Racism

In his speech to the White House Correspondents' Dinner, Larry Wilmore pushed the envelope hard; George Carlin would have been proud of him. Wilmore closed by saying, "Yo Barry -- you did it, my nigga." And of course, that was all it...Show More Summary

Delusions of objectivity

‘“Naive realism” is the seductive sense that we’re seeing the world as it truly is, without bias or error’ “Have you ever noticed when you’re driving,” the comedian George Carlin commented, “that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?” True enough. But when you think […]

George Carlin and the Two Americas

In New York City, there's a street where you can stand before the childhood home of a man who said, "If this is the best god can do, I am not impressed." The words belong to glorious George Carlin, of course, the man perhaps best known for his monologue about the Seven Words You Can't Say On Television. Show More Summary

Library of Congress adds George Carlin’s “Class Clown” to national registry for preservation

2 months agoHumor : The Comic's Comic

The Library of Congress picked George Carlin's seminal 1972 comedy album, "Class Clown," as one of its 25 annual selections to add to the National Recording Registry. Among the others: Santana's 1970 album "Abraxas," two blues numbers from the 1920s (Clarence Williams' 1923 "Wild Cat Blues" and Blind Willie McTell's 1928 "Statesboro Blues"), Julie London's 1955 […]

Thanks to Congress, 'I Will Survive' Will Survive

Two dozen iconic sound recordings, ranging from Gloria Gaynor's feminist anthem "I Will Survive" to the George Carlin's infamous "Seven Dirty Words" comedy routine will be immortalized in American history by the Library of Congress, the National Recording Registry announced Wednesday. Show More Summary

'I Will Survive,' dirty words routine added to US registry

A Gloria Gaynor disco anthem, George Carlin's seven dirty words routine and coverage of Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game are among 25 sound recordings that have been selected for preservation at the Library of Congress. The recordings reaching back to 1911 are being added Wednesday to the library's...

PER SUIT OF HAPPINESS: IT'S IN THE JEANS...OR IS IT? A TV/FILM WRITER HELPS YOU DECIDE

George Carlin once said that the thing about happiness is that the minute it is over all we want is more happiness and that kind of dopamine addiction is something that I could use a big time intervention for. If I lived on say the streets of Bombay happiness would mean a whole different kind of thing. Show More Summary

Exposing The Hidden Agenda Of Davos 2016

Submitted by Nick Giambruno via InternationalMan.com, “It’s a big club and you ain’t in it!” I’m often reminded of these words, spoken by the great comedian George Carlin, when I read about the annual World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Show More Summary

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