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George Carlin

Columns

Thursday, May 10 2012

Stand-Up! America’s Dissenting Tradition Part 2: Transformers George Carlin & Richard Pryor

Whereas Richard Pryor used autobiography for his comedy of social dissent, George Carlin aimed his critical lens outwards, to reflect upon a world of greed and self-delusion.


Reviews

Thursday, June 21 2001

George Carlin


News

Wednesday, April 9 2008

At age 70, George Carlin still calls it like he sees it

In just over five decades in show business, George Carlin has graduated from comedy's troublemaking Class Clown (the title of his 1972 Grammy-winning album), to one


Monday, October 1 2007

George Carlin says he's not angry - just disillusioned

For entertainer George Carlin, comedy is a secret weapon. "Laughter is a completely Zen moment. When a person laughs, they're completely defenseless," he explains in


Sunday, December 10 2006

George Carlin slams politics, group-think, racism

As consistently profane, right-on-the-edge provocative, and sometimes offensive as he has been over his four-decades-plus career, it still wouldn't be paradoxical to call George Carlin


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