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George Carlin RIP
Reuters Wires | Gigantor

Posted on 06/22/2008 9:54:22 PM PDT by Gigantor

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To: Bishop_Malachi

Sorry for all the parentheticals in my above post. I didn’t realize how many I had used (until after I had posted it).....;)


101 posted on 06/23/2008 5:34:32 AM PDT by Bishop_Malachi (Liberal Socialism - A philosophy which advocates spreading a low standard of living equally.)
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To: Gigantor

Not shedding any tears over this, but may he rest in peace.


102 posted on 06/23/2008 5:38:42 AM PDT by Long Island Pete
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To: Gigantor; Peanut Gallery

Oh no, supply lines are getting longer and harder to maintain.

What wine goes with Cap,n Crunch?


103 posted on 06/23/2008 5:48:16 AM PDT by Professional Engineer (www.pinupsforvets.com)
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To: FoxInSocks
he’s one of the few comedians that I actually find funny.

Give the man a big seegar. NOBODY today is funny to speak of, with the possible exceptions of Jeff Gaffigan and Chris Rock. Dane Cook is a painful triumph of delivery over material (he does do an occasional funny joke). I never got Jerry Seinfeld or Ray Romano, either.

104 posted on 06/23/2008 5:49:37 AM PDT by Hardastarboard (I have Zero Tolerance for Zero Tolerance policies.)
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To: Gigantor
I wonder if he still thinks that Christianity is a mental illness?

At any rate I'll pray for him, he needs all the help he can get.

105 posted on 06/23/2008 5:52:18 AM PDT by pgkdan (Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions - G.K. Chesterton)
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To: Chinito
The very first thing out of George’s mouth was: “Did ya ever notice how your own farts don’t smell bad??” the place went crazy...

I remember watching one of his acts on HBO. He walks out on the stage and the first thing out of his mouth was: "did ya ever notice how most of the women who are against abortion are so ugly that nobody would ever want to f*** them in the first place?" ... a few courtesy chuckles resulted and then he went on about a five minute diatribe about anti-abortion people and then finally decided to get back to his comedy routine. The funniest thing to me about that whole routine was that when I think about the contrast pictures showing hot conservative women and angry liberal women, I think "Man, George must have been into UGLY broads."

106 posted on 06/23/2008 6:03:15 AM PDT by VRWCmember
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To: Captainpaintball
Hey! Who's the s**t-for-brains c******king p***y who took my response down? This is a f****n' George Carlin memorial thread. And if the man is going to be attacked by some small-minded c**t with one of the seven f****n' dirty words, then the man should be defended with as many of 'em as it takes.

Therefore, to f****n' repeat myself.

1. He has heart attack.
2. All goes black
3. He 'comes to', and ...

4. "F**K!!! F**K!!! I was WRONG!!! I'm SORRY!!! OH SH!T!!! NOOOO!!! FORGIVE ME!!! OH NOOOOOOO!!! NOOOOO!!!! PLEASE GOD, I DIDN"T KNOW... HELP ME!!! HELP ME!!! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!

And God says, "S**t, George, calm the f**k down and don't P**s yourself. Jesus f****n' Christ, there ain't no way I'm goin' to let a "M**********r like you who made Me laugh so f****n' much end up anywhere but here. Here, have an angel. Take this one, she's a big fan of yours. Pretty little c**t, ain't she? Nice t**s. And take it from Me, she's a great c********r. You two go off and have a f****n' great time, okay? Say hi to Lenny for Me."

107 posted on 06/23/2008 6:11:24 AM PDT by onewhowatches
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To: tom paine 2

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MeSSwKffj9o&feature=related


108 posted on 06/23/2008 6:11:38 AM PDT by tom paine 2
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To: Gigantor

He did a ‘looking in the refrigerator’ routine that I wish I could hear again.

“What is this green stuff”
Wife: “What does it look like?”
“Meat cake”

He did a routine on the Carson Show no other comedian could have done.

He came out on stage and just stared at the audience, it seemed like five minutes, using just his face he brought down the house.


109 posted on 06/23/2008 6:13:53 AM PDT by RetSignman (DEMSM: "If you tell a big enough lie, frequently enough, it becomes the truth")
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To: VRWCmember
From 'Class Clown':

About things you find/see at the airport-
"And then have you ever heard of this one...a non...stop..fliiight.... Unh-uh! Not me! Bull-s**t!
I insist that my flight stop. Preferably, right at the end."

I don't know why, but those lines, and the way he delivered them, were particularly funny to me.

110 posted on 06/23/2008 6:23:55 AM PDT by hoagy62 (No surrender, no retreat, no quarter, no compromise...no kidding!)
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To: Clemenza

One of many classic bits. RIP.


111 posted on 06/23/2008 6:27:34 AM PDT by gathersnomoss (General George Patton had it right.)
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To: Gigantor
One of Carlin's skit's:

“Today's B— S—t religion actually convinces people there is an invisible “man” in the sky....”

Wonder what ‘Ol George said today when he saw that “Invisible Man”?????????????????

112 posted on 06/23/2008 6:36:42 AM PDT by TRY ONE (NUKE the unborn gay whales!)
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To: Gigantor


and did you ever wonder .... where's all the blue food?
113 posted on 06/23/2008 6:37:46 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Clemenza

Humor from the riot day’s...


114 posted on 06/23/2008 6:45:33 AM PDT by gathersnomoss (General George Patton had it right.)
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To: Partisan Gunslinger

At one time I thought George Carlin was a funny and edgy comic. As I got older, I came to realize that he was really not as funny as I held him up to be. That was probably when I worked at a Carlin show in college and saw people walking out.


115 posted on 06/23/2008 6:49:40 AM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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To: Gigantor

George Carlin was a very funny and creative man who, when he wasn’t pi**ing me off with his political stances, had a tendency to make me laugh until soda came out of places it shouldn’t ever. The notoriety he earned as a result of the Seven Dirty Words routine sometimes obscured the fact that Mr.Carlin was a gifted linguist with a fine ear for the cultural peculiarities of language, as well as the larger peculiarities of culture. RIP.


116 posted on 06/23/2008 6:55:45 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (Peace is Not The Question.)
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To: SevenofNine

117 posted on 06/23/2008 7:01:08 AM PDT by monkapotamus
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To: Gigantor

Bump


118 posted on 06/23/2008 7:04:12 AM PDT by painter (If you like $4/gal, Thank democrats in Congress!)
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To: Chinito
Did ya ever notice how your own farts don’t smell bad??” the place went crazy...

"Two guys in an elevator, one guy farts, everybody knows who did it! The other guy gets off at the mezzanine and walks down."

I don't know why, but... when I was 12, that really broke me up. :-)

I was a big fan when I was younger. Still enjoyed him, at times, when he wasn't going off on political rants. Saw him in person three times... always enjoyed it. But, NOBODY made me laugh harder than Rodney Dangerfield in person!

119 posted on 06/23/2008 7:12:08 AM PDT by SomeCallMeTim
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To: Gigantor
Seven nice words for George from me...

Rest in peace, George. Love ya, man!

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... with the hippy, dippy weather, man !!!

120 posted on 06/23/2008 7:26:50 AM PDT by MeekOneGOP (McRINO needs reach across the aisle to Conservatives for a CHANGE! Dang him!!!)
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To: KC_Conspirator

I feel the same. Just read this on the Yahoo link in an earlier post.

” “I don’t have any beliefs or allegiances. I don’t believe in this country, I don’t believe in religion, or a god, and I don’t believe in all these man-made institutional ideas,” he told Reuters in a 2001 interview.

Carlin told Playboy in 2005 that he looked forward to an afterlife where he could watch the decline of civilization on a “heavenly CNN.”

I won’t miss the guy one bit. How’s that “afterlife” George?


121 posted on 06/23/2008 7:28:38 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: Dahoser

Baseball vs. Football is my favorite Carlin bit. Very clever.


122 posted on 06/23/2008 7:32:14 AM PDT by TexasNative2000 (Is this tagline governed by McCain-Feingold?)
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To: A_Former_Democrat

Me too. Thank you. While not on the level of some vile characters in today’s society, I felt Carlin was a bitter, old liberal man who never learned a damn thing through life.


123 posted on 06/23/2008 7:33:09 AM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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To: Gigantor
I was a Carlin fan as a kid, but lost interest when he became an angry, jaded, bitter old man. My father and I were recently laughing at his flamethrower bit. Funny stuff!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4nknAzQPHE&feature=related

124 posted on 06/23/2008 7:34:41 AM PDT by ConservaTexan (February 6, 1911)
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To: Jeff Chandler

Don’t forget the “two way” words: Prick and balls.


125 posted on 06/23/2008 7:37:54 AM PDT by raybbr (You think it's bad now - wait till the anchor babies start to vote!)
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To: monkapotamus

What a great pic of Carlin and Annie!


126 posted on 06/23/2008 7:45:37 AM PDT by MeekOneGOP (McRINO needs reach across the aisle to Conservatives for a CHANGE! Dang him!!!)
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To: Gigantor

One of my favorites:

http://myspacetv.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=7534414


127 posted on 06/23/2008 7:45:44 AM PDT by RetSignman (DEMSM: "If you tell a big enough lie, frequently enough, it becomes the truth")
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To: Gigantor

F*CK!


128 posted on 06/23/2008 7:53:54 AM PDT by Big Guy and Rusty 99 (Obama - not qualified to be president or dogcatcher!)
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To: Admin Moderator

Can you please pull this post? Thanks!


131 posted on 06/23/2008 8:01:52 AM PDT by Borges
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To: basil
"...you'd have to remember this from one of his performances to know what I'm talking about."

Yes, I do. I've tried numerous times to tell his 'stuff' tale but it's only funny when he tells it.

RIP George.

132 posted on 06/23/2008 8:06:07 AM PDT by blam
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To: Sidebar Moderator

Trying to get anyone’s attention I can. Can you please pull my post above? There is stuff in there I didn’t notice before posting it. Thanks.


133 posted on 06/23/2008 8:10:41 AM PDT by Borges
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To: Clemenza
Yeah, you can see a lot of ‘influences’ in Carlos Mencia’s work...
The man's a plagiarist.
134 posted on 06/23/2008 8:13:23 AM PDT by LongElegantLegs (Kill them with kindness, then taser them for fun.)
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To: RetSignman
He did a ‘looking in the refrigerator’ routine that I wish I could hear again.

Yeah - the "IceBox Man" skit. Try searching YouTube.

IIRC, that one was actually clean enough for unedited radio play.

135 posted on 06/23/2008 8:16:06 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Liberals are the crab grass in the lawn of life.)
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To: A_perfect_lady

“Be EXCELLENT to each other.”


136 posted on 06/23/2008 8:19:50 AM PDT by Disturbin (Liberals: buying votes with your tax dollars)
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To: Gigantor

His bit about airlines is unrivaled.


137 posted on 06/23/2008 8:23:11 AM PDT by Disturbin (Liberals: buying votes with your tax dollars)
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To: Borges

Like the “live babies” and “dead soldiers?” I say leave it in. Some people on this thread need to see what this guy actually said about God, life, and America.


138 posted on 06/23/2008 8:25:01 AM PDT by Neoncon (I am disrespectful to Socialism! Can you see I am serious?)
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To: A_Former_Democrat
I remember an interview about two years ago where he said in so many works that he did not believe in anything.

He had not voted since 1972.

He did not give a hoot about this country.

The only thing he cared about was that there was enough people who would spend time and money to attend his concerts and purchase his videos and other products. " As long as I get paid for my stuff"

That was what he cared about.

I remember feeling after that interview " what a selfish slug is George Carlin"

RIP is somewhat anticlimactic for me. As entertaining at times as he was, he died a long time ago in my estimation.

139 posted on 06/23/2008 8:26:13 AM PDT by wmileo (I miss Ronald Wilson Reagan. POTUS #40)
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To: Captainpaintball
You guys who are fans of comedians who made their living acting cynical, ascerbic, grumpy and shocking... you criticize someone for making a joke about them?

I laughed. At your first post as well. In the same way I laughed at most of Carlin's stuff. In that 'that's wrong but funny' kind of way. Funny some that claim to be fans don't seems to get that sort of humor. He probably would have loved the irony of that.
140 posted on 06/23/2008 8:26:53 AM PDT by TalonDJ
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To: Neoncon

His views on those subjects are well known even by people who found him otherwise funny. I just don’t want that stuff associated with me.


141 posted on 06/23/2008 8:28:31 AM PDT by Borges
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To: Gigantor
This is totally bogus, dude!

142 posted on 06/23/2008 8:28:59 AM PDT by ari-freedom (McCain must pick a conservative VP if he wants conservative support)
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To: Captainpaintball

That’s why I asked you “IF” it was an attempt at humor.

You explained that it was an attempt at humor - a decidedly and remarkably poor attempt, true - but, according to you, an attempt, nonetheless. I’ll take you word for it.

Maybe you’re right. Maybe in the hands of a talented comedian with stage presence, he/she may have been able to dig up some acid-humor out of the idea behind what you wrote, rather than what you actually did write.


143 posted on 06/23/2008 8:30:12 AM PDT by NCPAC
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To: Gigantor

God was unavailable for comment. (Carlin would have wanted it that way.)


144 posted on 06/23/2008 8:34:07 AM PDT by Doctor Raoul (Fire the CIA and hire the Free Clinic, someone who knows how to stop leaks.)
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To: Gigantor

I remember his routine on the “f” word, how he wanted to substitute the work “f” for the word kill in all the old movie cliche’s we grew up with:

“Okay Sheriff, we gonna “f” you now. But we gonna “f” you SLOW!”


145 posted on 06/23/2008 8:34:19 AM PDT by fredhead (4-cylinder, air cooled, horizontally opposed......THE REAL VW!!!)
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To: snarks_when_bored
George Carlin was much smarter than the comedian he played on stage. So long to a wise guy...

Well, true. But Brenda was the financial brains of the family. Without her, he'd have been... well... what he was after she was gone.

146 posted on 06/23/2008 8:39:48 AM PDT by ArmstedFragg
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To: NCPAC
What Captainpaintball wrote is funny, because it's probably true.
147 posted on 06/23/2008 8:40:09 AM PDT by Neoncon (I am disrespectful to Socialism! Can you see I am serious?)
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To: FreedomCalls
No nearly as miserable a human being as a person who comes into a thread about a comedian's death and says "I don't find him to be funny at all. He sounds like a miserable human being." THAT would be a truely miserable human being.

I'm not the one who thinks making fun of someone's religion and hate for this country are funny. He's was a comedian and I'm supposed to treat him as some type of saint. I don't think so. Deal with it.

148 posted on 06/23/2008 9:00:40 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: SierraWasp
What the %$^ &@## is going on. One of my &%$$#@* favorite laugh bringers has passed. It brings me to #$#%&&++ tears, just like his jokes did when they made me laugh so ##$@)(& hard. He will be sorely fu__ing missed.

RIP George.

149 posted on 06/23/2008 9:10:15 AM PDT by BOBTHENAILER (One by one, in small groups or in whole armies, we don't care how we do it, but we're gonna getcha)
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To: kcvl

Carlin is one of those people who probably would have gotten a kick out of just the sorts of arguments going on in this thread.


150 posted on 06/23/2008 9:30:58 AM PDT by Borges
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