The Genius Of George Carlin

23 06 2008

There really isn’t anything I can say about George Carlin that hasn’t already been said who died yesterday of heart failure.

He was funny. He could be very insightful and biting in his humor. Sometimes, his humor was about how society ignores the big picture, how we allow to be herded around like goats by The Powers That Be and that the words that we put so much emphasis on are not really the ones that can hurt you.

Those words got him arrested in Milwaukee, you know. Lots of folks have forgotten that. Sharon has more on his legacy.

My only recommendation is to watch “The Aristocrats” and see him be almost gentle and the elder statesman to younger when it comes to comedy. You will also see him, and others, tell the dirtiest joke ever uttered.

R.I.P George. You made things very much of the good and you will be missed.




3 responses

23 06 2008
The House of Flying Monkeys » How George Carlin taught my Mom to be a better parent

[…] Newscoma says it best over here.  Along with all the other people who are commenting about George Carlin’s death.  […]

23 06 2008

This is a sad lost.

23 06 2008
Aw, #($*&@^%! « GingerSnaps

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