R.I.P. George Carlin 5

One of the greatest pundits, wrapped in the guise of comedian, of the 20th century — George Carlin died Sunday at age 71. Here’s a few minutes from his last HBO special, taped earlier this year, on dying: (very NSFW)

George, we know you’re down there, smiling up at us.

5 thoughts on “R.I.P. George Carlin

  1. Reply Star Spangled Jun 23,2008 4:48 pm

    I’ll miss ‘The Hippy Dippy Weatherman’ – R.I.P.

  2. Reply Lou Jun 23,2008 7:16 pm

    I wonder if they will put the “Seven Dirty Words” on his tombstone.

  3. Reply Where's the Punchline? Jun 23,2008 11:10 pm

    Okay. Sunday. Saturday. Friday. And then what? How mean to truncate the middle of a joke! Was there a ten-minute limit to avoid RIAA? :)

  4. Reply seano Jun 24,2008 12:18 pm

    The 10-minute limit is imposed by YouTube to prevent people from posting entire TV shows & movies. The cutoff here was poorly timed.

  5. Reply Carlin's echo Jun 27,2008 12:08 pm

    If crime fighters fight crime, and fire fighters fight fire… what do freedom fighters fight? They never tell you that part.

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