Now in paperback, the New York Times bestseller that takes readers on a riotous journey through the mind of one of America’s premier comics George Carlin’s. “I think the warning labels on alcoholic beverages are too bland. They should be more vivid. Here is one I would suggest: “Alcohol will turn you into the same. by George Carlin. Hyperion, pages, hardcover. Review by Jim Walker. In a TV interview on CNBC with Tim Russert, Carlin said the title offends all three No doubt this book will offend many people, especially the religious, but then.

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It presents itself as fairness, yet attempts to restrict and control people’s language with strict codes and rigid rules. Probably since whenever I walk into the bookstore my stare seems magnetically drawn to crappy supernatural romance novels, but I digress.

And, I imagine some of this is “B material” as it didn’t make the cut for his stand up concerts. Doug Stanhope and Friends Length: I loved this book, I own it in hardback, cd audio book, and am about to download it in “audible” format for my ipod.

Carlin knows we’re all a little nuts or would it be better to say we’re “quirky” or “eccentric”? Disgusting, soft, squishy words. But reading some of Carlin’s rants was enjoyable since so many of them are clearly overlooked by us all–specifically how we all try to make things sound more pleasant than they really are.


Just enough to fuck things up. He is angry, vulgar and sophomoric, that’s what he does, and sometimes that’s just what you need. If you do not know his style, you’ll probably think the book a 3. Views Read Edit View history. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Carlin sounded as defeated and deflated as the topics he schizophrenically jumps back and forth between. This is better than some routines and worse than others, but it is still longer than all of them and who can pass 7h 30 of George Carlin? This goes on for 12 more “things” It started off a little hit or miss, so I thought it just needed to build up its momentum, but by the third disc of six it was just dull, repe I’ve read or heard so many pithy, one-sentence George Carlin linesnot what I would call jokes, because they always seemed too substantive to be classified that simplythat I thought now that I’m older I’d have a good chance at really appreciating his humor.

Napalm and Silly Putty. Now everything must be politically correct or simply enhanced becuase we seem to get tired of simply using one phrase to describe one ailment. There is a lot of the complaining dirty old man shtick. They will eventually ask you for something.


If you disapprove of profanity, than Carlin is not an artist you would appreciate, as he sometimes uses profanity the way Van Gogh used bush, paint, and canvas.

What I do love about Carlin though is his ability to completely push the limits. Overall rating No ratings yet 0. Buy the selected items together This item: He can be angry and complain so that I don’t have to. The review must be at least 50 characters long. I am thoroughly prejudiced, indeed A running theme starts off complaining about euphemistic language sterilizing and dumbing down society, Sometimes uneven.

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Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. And the audiobook is a good way to go! Bting at his most nihilistic. It’s not George, it’s me. We appreciate your feedback.

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Ineffectual, in other words. What did you like least? The funniest man to ever live. A running theme starts off complaining about euphemistic language sterilizing and dumbing down society, but drifts into exploration of the metaphoric nature of language itself, then delightfully active playing with language and metaphor, with deliberate breakdowns.