Monday, June 23, 2008

George Carlin: 1937-2008

Comedian George Carlin, one of my all-time personal heroes, died last night of heart failure.

Carlin ranked among the pantheon of comedic geniuses along with Andy Kaufman and Richard Pryor.

He may be gone, but his insight and the wisdom he imparted on the world will live on.

Wow...I'm just in shock. I feel like my favorite crabby old uncle has left me. He will be sorely missed.

Click here to read the full story at AP news.

In memory, here's one of my favorite Carlin routines. I couldn't find the actual video, but it's the words that matter anyway (and the words are NSFW in case you were wondering):


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