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George Carlin Death

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?"

George Carlin Gets Posthumous Crack At O'Reilly (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Sean Morrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

George Carlin was famous for his criticism of the ridiculous aspects of society. Through the magic of editing (by "The O'Reilly Factor") Carlin was ab...

SNL To Air First-Ever Episode This Saturday, In Tribute To George Carlin

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

George Carlin, the comedy legend who died on Sunday at the age of 71, became a part of television history on October 11, 1975, as the host of the firs...

A Green Room Memory of George Carlin

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lea Lane

Like some of the other original comics who died too soon -- Lenny Bruce, Richard Pryor, Andy Kaufman-- George Carlin changed comedy, nudging and sometimes pushing it along.

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."