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George Carlin Seven Words

A Latin Verb Corrupted Me

Khalid Hanifi | Posted 06.04.2016 | Entertainment
Khalid Hanifi

One afternoon in early 1973, hearing what sounded like an auditorium full of laughter roaring out of my older sister Maryam's room, I invited myself i...

Kathy Griffin Uses ALL Of George Carlin's '7 Dirty Words' In One Sentence (NSFW)

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.04.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Kathy Griffin joined HuffPost Live Monday to talk about her career in comedy, who in Hollywood she's "over," and breaking George Carlin's record for s...

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"?

George Carlin: The Last Words of America's Greatest Comedian

Tony Hendra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Tony Hendra

Calling George Carlin a "comedian" describes his work as inadequately as "painter" describes Francis Bacon or "guitarist" BB King. No one understood better that comedy at its best is a dark and beautiful art.

The Question Carlin Left Behind: What is Obscenity?

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Schechter

Comic social commentators like George Carlin, Lenny Bruce and mavericks like New York's Ugly George have been uncturing the pervasive hypocrisy on the issue of obscenity laws.

7 Words Politicians Can Never Say On Television | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

George Carlin, the beloved taboo-busting comedian who became a countercultural icon, died of heart failure at age 71 over the weekend. One of his most...

CNN Fails To See The Irony In Their Carlin Tribute

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

CNN has released a tribute to George Carlin, specifically his "Seven Words" routine. Ironically, they bleep out the words while discussing how some o...

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.

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.

The Seven Dirty Words You'd Never Hear Today

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Kilkenny

Every flattering statement, every overzealous compliment about George Carlin will still be too few for one of the greatest comedians ever to shout his fearlessness into a microphone.