Skip to comments.Comedian George Carlin dies in Los Angeles at 71
Posted on 06/22/2008 10:11:46 PM PDT by jmc813
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One more thing.
I’ll take the slapstick comedy of the Three Stooges, Laurel and Hardy and Abbott and Costello over the counter-culture trashtalk-gutter garbage humor of George Carlin, Richard Pryor and Lenny Bruce -— 24-7-365.
“Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear.”
Rest in Peace George Carlin.
Do you have direct experience of people going to hell or is this some kind of belief system that you have that you think is the way things work.
In my belief system George is doing just fine and still compaining about everything to ANYONE who'll listen. If he is in your hell I'm sure he'd find that somehow it wasn't hot enough for him and the pillows were too small.
I listened to a little of his latest - tho not the one you mentioned - online last night and I agree it is slash and burn but it's applied IMO to everyone across the board: Left Right and Center. He turned himself into a social critic.
As far as elevating him.....I find that funny - "Carlin spinning in grave over posthumous adulation"
LOL. Everytime I came back in here it's nuttier that a squirrels turd.
Didn't you get the memo? To be a true conservative, one must be a Bible qutoing, born again Christian. Otherwise, you are less than a RINO. You a homosexual loving, atheist liberal socialist trying to destroy our constitution by teaching evolution.
This is not about alternative choices to traditional norms.
This is all about respecting the faith of others and showing you have some humanity.
George Carlin lost his way in life. Hope he finds his way in death.
> Like I said, he wasn’t that funny.
Your loss. *shrug*
Jesus spoke of a literal Hell. The apostles did the same. My belief or disbelief is irrelevant. I speak on a higher authority than my personal beliefs. Scripture.
I agree he was an equal opportunity hater. I listened to his routine “I Used To Be Irish Catholic” it was funny. Yes it did have religion as its subject, yes he did not spare anyone his wit. It was true and biting. It had wit without malice. The difference was Carlin in those days was everyman. Looking about the things of this world that plain as day did not make one bit of sense and calling us on it. He invited us to join him in leading the sacred cows to the slaughterhouse. He woke us up.
But his later stuff was so bitter it was more a case of George Carlin against the world and everyone in it. And that meant his comedy became a form of attack rather than a form of illumination. And that is too bad. I hate to think he died with such anger in his heart.
I always remember this one from Carlin:
“It was a sin for you to wanna feel up Ellen. It was a sin for you to plan to feel up Ellen. It was a sin for you to figure out a place to feel up Ellen. It was a sin to take Ellen to the place to feel her up. It was a sin to try to feel her up and it was a sin to feel her up. There were six sins in one feel, man!”
He never got over the death of wife and he took it out on everybody else, and mostly out on God.
Scripture huh? Well La De Da.
Yes. You should try reading it before you comment about it.
First ever SNL from 1975 with George as host airs in 15 minutes on NBC.