R.I.P. George Carlin

George Carlin, originally uploaded by Kevin Armstrong.

Rest In Peace.


Over the wire

comes news: George Carlin is dead.



4 thoughts on “R.I.P. George Carlin

  1. I remember watching George Carlin transform from sixties suit and tie comic to long-haired hippie radical. Hippie Dippy Weatherman, Stuff, and of course those seven words. In an interview, when asked about his new image, Carlin responded that he had always been a ‘long hair’ but in the past the hair was inside his head, and he just let it out!

    That is the lesson, to let our inner long hair out!

  2. “I think it’s the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately.” — George Carlin

    More interesting info on the life of George –http://www.thenation.com/blogs/thebeat?pid=331953

    Special notice to the statement that he was ‘steeped in the traditions of American populism– more William Jennings Bryan and Eugene Victor Debs…’

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