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George Carlin Dead

Remembering America's Philosopher-Comic

James Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
James Sullivan

If he was still around, what would Carlin make of the BP oil spill? How about the papal cover-up or the "Tonight Show" debacle? Or the high school principal who banned the nonsense word "meep"?

Remembering George Carlin

Paul Krassner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paul Krassner

Carlin was uncompromising, knowing that his audience trusted him not to be afraid of offending them. Who else would have asked "Why are there no recreational drugs in suppository form?"

Jerry Seinfeld's Heart

Susan Braudy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Susan Braudy

Jerry Seinfeld has heart -- a totally unexpected commodity in his business or in any business for that matter. Read his essay on the passing of George Carlin.

George Carlin's SNL Monologue

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

George Carlin, who died on Sunday at the age of 71, is being remembered as a pioneer, iconoclast and legend, but he was also a part of television hist...

George Carlin Dead At 71: "It's A Wonderful Feeling To Have Found Something You're Good At, That You Love To Do"

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Carlin was a comedy giant, a legend and a pioneer for his sharp observations and wicked, fearless commentary -- the kind that occasionally got him in trouble, like, say, getting arrested for violating FCC obscenity laws.

What George Carlin Told Me About the Afterlife and What He'd Like on His Tombstone

David Hochman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Hochman

When I interviewed him a few years ago for Playboy, he told me, "The best afterlife for me would be to be able to sit comfortably and watch the world on a kind of heavenly CNN."

Jason Linkins

George Carlin Dies: Video Highlights From His Career | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Comedian George Carlin, best known for his scabrous, unflinching style and his rivetingly observant social satire, died of heart failure Sunday night ...

George Carlin -- Genius, Inspiration & Hard Working Motherfucker

Michael Terry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Terry

Carlin's comedy has always had anger underlying it; anger that people are so stupid and self-righteous. I'm embarrassed to see his career simplified into a thirty second sound bite.

George Carlin: An Irish Mensch

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert S. McElvaine

After one of George's hilarious shows, we talked about my theories on the meaning of vulgar language. I was struck by what a calm, deep-thinking person he was off-stage.