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
‘“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 […]
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
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 […]
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
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...
They range from George Carlin to 2Chanz to Oscar Wilde.
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
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
Comedian George Carlin did a legendary riff in a legendary routine in 1972 on the seven words “you can’t say on television.” They are “s—, piss, f—, c–t, c—s—er, mother—-er and t–s.” They’re so bad I can’t even spell them out without forcing you to ask, “Can I buy a vowel?” They were once considered […]
Hackensack River, Meadowlands, Pulaski Skyway, Kearny Generating Plant, NJ I’m not making this up! click here: this is the Pregerson, CA, blowspittled. — George Carlin (1972)
Forget about George Carlin's infamous seven dirty words -- XXXX, XXXX, XXXX, XXXX, and let's not forget XXXXXXXXXX, XXXXXXXXXXXX, and XXXX, which today are commonplace, but are fig-leafed with a prophylactic 'beep' on broadcast TV and radio. There are now new dirty words that are rarely brought up in public as they seem to offend many. Show More Summary
Good comedians like Amy Schumer and George Carlin make people laugh and provoke contemplation. Ricky Gervais is incapable of that, writes I Am Cait's Zackary Drucker.
Can you match the following 15 people with their money-related quotations? There is only one quote for each person listed. Be careful — you may be surprised at some of the answers! A. Ben Affleck B. Warren Buffett C. George Carlin D. Albert Einstein E. Alan Greenspan F. Paris Hilton G. John Lennon H. Karl […]
George Carlin once said, “Have you ever noticed, when you’re driving, that anybody who’s driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone driving faster than you is a maniac?” The rest of life is like that, too, when everyone around us is judged by the standard that is us. Show More Summary
This bird gives George Carlin a run for his money. [ more › ]
"Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music." George Carlin The post Task 42: Just Dance (When Nobody’s Watching) appeared first on The Good Men Project.
One survey found that while most Americans don't trust other drivers, 81 percent are confident in their own driving skill.
From the Slope of Hope: Time for a mini-rant because, like the late, great George Carlin, I don't have pet peeves: I have a zoo of major fucking psychoses. I'd like us, as a people, to reclaim the noun "conversation". To my old-fashioned way of thinking, a "conversation" is an exchange of ideas between two interested and engaged parties. Show More Summary
George Carlin used to do a bit about elections; the late comedian didn't vote, he said, and not voting gave him more of a right to complain. That's how I feel about DJ Mag's Top 100 DJs poll. I didn't vote and, yet here I am complaining about it. It's...