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George Carlin

  1. good one podcast
    28 Comedians Reveal Jokes They’d Like to Steal If They Could Get Away With ItFrom the Good One podcast, John Mulaney, Patton Oswalt, and more on the joke they’d steal.
  2. biopicked
    So, Which Comic Will Make His Dramatic Turn With This George Carlin Biopic?Let the wild casting speculation begin!
  3. from the archives
    The George Carlin Show Introduces Carlin to Television (Briefly)Remembering George Carlin and Sam Simon’s short-lived Fox sitcom.
  4. Kelly Carlin Is Ready for Her Next RideFor most people, walking the circuitous path of mourning the loss of a parent is challenging. Kelly Carlin has been on a particularly powerful […]
  5. A Sneak Peek Inside the National Comedy Center’s George Carlin ArchivesBeginning today, the weeklong Lucille Ball Comedy Festival invades the southwestern New York city of Jamestown, the birthplace of the legendary […]
  6. 10 Comedians Who Borrowed Jokes Without Making Headlines Stan Laurel once said, “All comedians steal from all comedians.” If you waste enough time looking into it, you might be surprised to learn […]
  7. George Carlin’s Unreleased Album ‘I Kinda Like It When a Lotta People Die’ […]Fifteen years after it was recorded, a never-before-heard George Carlin album is finally getting released. Titled I Kinda Like It When a Lotta […]
  8. comedy
    Listen to a George Carlin Bit That Was Shelved in the Wake of 9/11From a new album, I Kinda Like It When a Lotta People Die.
  9. In 2016, George Carlin’s Political Nihilism Is Becoming the Only Sensible […] Sponsored by TodayTix – last minute theater and comedy tickets at the best prices right on your phone. It seemed a great injustice to me, […]
  10. holograms
    The National Comedy Center Admits It Will Not Feature a George Carlin HologramThe museum says the curator misspoke.
  11. Inside George Carlin’s Soon-To-Be-Unearthed Archives Two nights before what would have been George Carlin’s 79th birthday, his daughter Kelly gathered people at the Paley Center For Media to […]
  12. Kelly Carlin’s Book ‘A Carlin Home Companion: Growing Up with George’ Is […]George Carlin’s daughter Kelly has a new book out today. Titled A Carlin Home Companion: Growing Up with George, the book is a rare glimpse at […]
  13. supercut
    Supercut of Comedians From Louis C.K. to Richard Pryor Dealing With HecklersDon’t mess with George Carlin.
  14. secret history of television
    Secret History of TV: Who First Said ‘Motherf*cker’ in a Show?Find out in this episode of “Vulture’s Secret History of Television.”
  15. How George Carlin Changed Comedy In His First HBO SpecialThe Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  16. In a Rare Early Performance, Richard Pryor Sings and George Carlin Gets in […]The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  17. The 20 Greatest Standup Specials of All TimeModern standup has been around in one form or another since vaudeville, but it’s only been since the late ‘70s that the standup special has […]
  18. happy things
    Street Named for George Carlin Accidentally Includes a ChurchThanks to a clerical error that will take months to fix.
  19. Due to a Clerical Error, There’s Now a Catholic Church on George Carlin WayIt’s been three years in the making, but a bill was finally signed into law today to name part of a Manhattan street after late comedian George […]
  20. Burn It Down and Start Again: 4 Comics Who Threw Out Their Material and […]Throwing out material is a frightening prospect for any entertainer. For some performers it can take years to compile a half-hour show. […]
  21. George Carlin on How He Came Up With Material, Advice to Young Comedians, […]I just released an e-book called Conversations with Carlin: An In-Depth Discussion with George Carlin about Life, Sex, Death, Drugs, Comedy, […]
  22. Arctic Monkeys Frontman Alex Turner Says the Band Is Inspired by Louis […]“There’s this thing where Louis C.K. is talking about George Carlin, who’s this famous American comedian who used to completely tear up his act […]
  23. A Young George Carlin and an Old Lucy Perform with Carol BurnettThe Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  24. field of streams
    10 Stand-Up Specials to Stream on Netflix Right NowLook beyond releases from big names like Kevin Hart and Louis C.K., and you’ll find a diverse assortment of unique and classic specials.
  25. seitz asks
    Seitz Asks: HBO Is Forty. What Are Its Greatest Shows, Movies, and Specials?Upon its 40th anniversary, our TV critic looks back at the cable network’s greatest achievements.
  26. “George Carlin Way” Is One Step Closer to Becoming a Real StreetA year-long battle to name part of a Manhattan street after legendary comedian George Carlin is finally coming to a close after a process that […]
  27. The Art of Comedy Throughout the Ages and ‘History of the Joke’It’s no secret that sometimes comedy is taken a bit too seriously. Comedy obsessives love not just the jokes, but the mechanics and emotions of […]
  28. Richard Pryor and George Carlin’s Have a ConversationThe New York Times brought together Rain Pryor and Kelly Carlin, daughters of two of the greatest stand-ups ever, to have a conversation. They […]
  29. Looking Back at Richard Pryor’s Return to the Tonight ShowThe Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  30. neighborhood news
    George Carlin’s Old Parish Is Trying to Make Sure W. 121st Street Isn’t Named After the ComedianThey don’t see him as a brand ambassador.
  31. George Carlin May Get His Own Street, Pave Way For Seinfeld Speedway and […]George Carlin’s daughter has started a petition to rename the block Carlin grew up on “George Carlin Way.” “I know my dad loved his […]
  32. clickables
    Watch Louis C.K.’s Old-But-New Tribute to George CarlinFrom a 2010 NYPL event.
  33. Louis CK Honors George Carlin In 2010 NYPL Tribute While the funniest part of this video is that incredibly blase host (you know she’s just finishing her sudoku up there), the rest of Louis […]
  34. The Arc of a Standup Career: George CarlinGeorge Carlin recorded his first solo album in late 1966. On it, he does a bit about a folk protest song that airs on a fictional radio station […]
  35. clickables
    Read a Surprisingly Sweet Love Letter From George Carlin to His WifeIt involves some very romantic math.
  36. quote machine
    Jason Bateman Is Not One of Those ‘Actors’ Who Gets His ‘Acting’ All Over EverythingPlus: Jerry Seinfeld on George Carlin, and Paul Walker on Shakespeare.
  37. company town
    Indicted Bear Stearns Hedge-Fund Manager’s Business Card Raking In Cash on eBayMatthew Tannin’s old business card is getting bid up, even as everything else Wall Street seems to be going down. All that and more in our daily roundup of finance, real-estate, media, and law news.
  38. obit
    George Carlin Dies at 71What was the real story of Carlin’s infamous 1972 arrest in Milwaukee?