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Andy Samberg's Hilarious First Emmy Promo Shows Why He'll Be the Best Host

We're less than one month away from the Emmys, and Andy Samberg is getting excited for his hosting gig. In the first promo for this year's Emmys with Samberg as host, the Brooklyn Nine-Nine star riffs on comedian George Carlin's "Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television" by discussing seven words... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Andy Samberg

Watch Andy Samberg's Emmy-tease twist on 'Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television'

With just over a month left before the 67th Emmy Awards, Fox has released a teaser for the event, featuring first-time host Andy Samberg. In the clip, Samberg apes George Carlin's famous 1972 "Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television" monologue, but instead lists " the seven words that sound...

Read George Carlin's FBI File

Carly Sitrin, MuckRock: Documents from the FBI reveal that J. Edgar Hoover took personal offense to comedian George Carlin following his appearances on The Carol Burnett Show and Jackie Gleason. Carlin was a stand-up comedian whose set list included topics as diverse as language, religion, psychology and politics. Show More Summary

FBI Had 12-Page File On George Carlin Because He Made Jokes About Government

Submitted by John Vibes via TheAntiMedia.org, Comedian George Carlin is known as one of the most controversial and outspoken entertainers of his time, and as far as the government is concerned, he could have possibly been a terrorist. Show More Summary

The Missing Links: J. Edgar Hoover's FBI File on George Carlin

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Take a look inside the FBI file kept on comedian George Carlin. Still can't beat your friends in fantasy football? If not, IBM’s amazing Watson computer might be able to help you finally win. Number wizard Nate Silver of Five Thirty...Show More Summary

FBI opened a file on George Carlin for telling "bad taste" Hoover jokes

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Michael from Muckrock writes, "After George Carlin satirized FBI and J. Edgar Hoover in a bit "considered to be in very poor taste" (but which was incredibly tame by Carlin standards), the Bureau took a special interest in the famed comedian, starting a file and sending out queries across the country as to Carlin's loyalties and background." Read the rest

Designers Tackle George Carlin’s Seven Dirty Words

John Brownlee, writing for Fast Company: Have you ever wondered how famed Mac designer Susan Kare might go about designing a pair of pixel art tits, or how ornery ad legend Milton Glaser might handle a design brief that simply read “cocksucker?”...Show More Summary

Cards Against Humanity's Latest Pack Is All About Design

The party game's latest booster teams 30 famous designers with George Carlin's "Seven Words You Can't Say On Television." Have you ever wondered how famed Mac designer Susan Kare might go about designing a pair of pixel art tits, orShow More Summary

6 Weirdest Sex Accessories

From scented sex sprays to artificial hymens. “A house is just a place to keep your stuff while you go out and get more stuff,” said George Carlin. Seems like sex, at least, would be an exception to our love of stuff. After all, we're...Show More Summary

How Jerry Seinfeld Changed Modern Comedy With Seinfeld

This article originally appeared in Vulture. The most-watched stand-up comedian ever is not Eddie Murphy, Steve Martin, Chris Rock, Bill Cosby, or Kevin Hart. It’s not George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Sarah Silverman, Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Larry the Cable Guy, Dane Cook, Amy Schumer, or Woody Allen. Show More Summary

Jerry Seinfeld Is Modern Comedy’s Biggest Influence (Even When His Stand-up Isn’t)

The most-watched stand-up comedian ever is not Eddie Murphy, Steve Martin, Chris Rock, Bill Cosby, or Kevin Hart. It's not George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Sarah Silverman, Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Larry the Cable Guy, Dane Cook, Amy Schumer, or Woody Allen. It's Jerry Seinfeld: No, not Jerry Seinfeld the stand-up... More »

Life in the Fast Lane Requires Mindfulness

"Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?" ~ George Carlin I love the aforementioned quote by George Carlin because I can see myself in it and I am wondering...Show More Summary

Seinfeld and Maher: More cranky than comic these days

3 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

On his podcast, the comedian Todd Glass recently addressed the argument that the politically correct thought-control police would have destroyed the career of his icon George Carlin. Glass countered that if Carlin were alive today, he would have evolved with the times instead of holding on to the...

‘Dirty Words’: Communist Party Paper Takes Stand Against Internet Slang

American comedian George Carlin famously listed seven dirty words that couldn't be said on U.S. television. Now China has its own version.

George Carlin Once to White Bourgeois Liberals: Stop Trying to Save the Planet

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

'We’re going away. And we won’t leave much of a trace, either. Maybe a little Styrofoam.'...

Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Tuesday George Blogging Happy Birthday to line crosser George Carlin, who would've turned 78 today. He spent many a glorious decade dissecting language, culture, politics and human nature, wielding a comedic scalpel and jackhammer with equal dexterity. Show More Summary

Shoppers Demand More From Their Online Shopping

Getty Images "That's all your house is: a place to keep your stuff while you go out and get more stuff!" -- George Carlin Consuming goods. Buying stuff. In a word: shopping. Myrtle Beach-based advertising agency The Brandon Agency has...Show More Summary

Some Of The Best Dead Comedians Are Coming Back To Life, As Holograms

4 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“Ghost names on the marquee could include everyone from Joan Rivers, who died last year, to George Carlin, Bob Hope, Rodney Dangerfield and Milton Berle.”

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