Was George Carlin Right About Everything?

Was George Carlin Right About Everything?

By Megan Volpert

What the F explores the colorful, sophisticated science of cursing and why it feels so #$@&%* good to swear. 7 Dec 2016 // 7:30 AM

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Wayne Kramer

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13 Jun 2006 // 12:00 AM

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Elvy Sukaesih: The Dangdut Queen

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Write music like your kid fingerpaints, record it from across a crowded room, and keep that recording buried for two decades.

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Emerging from My Hiatus from Big Budget Games

// Moving Pixels

"I'd gotten burned out on scope and maybe on spectacle in video games, but I think it's time to return to bigger worlds to conquer.

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