« Do you know Joy Nash? | Main | my butterfly, em »

George Carlin "did it" - a final goodbye

It’s impossible to fully characterize George Carlin’s influence on stand-up comedy. Some might say thay he created it. He will be missed. Here’s a well-penned tribute to George by Jerry in the New York Times:

I know George didn’t believe in heaven or hell. Like death, they were just more comedy premises. And it just makes me even sadder to think that when I reach my own end, whatever tumbling cataclysmic vortex of existence I’m spinning through, in that moment I will still have to think, “Carlin already did it.”

Related Entries: Do you know Joy Nash? |

del.ici.ous digg reddit StumbleUpon facebook Technorati Twitter


RIP George Carlin. He was a one of a kind comedian. He made me laugh, and he made me think. :)

That's an excellent tribute. Thanks for the link!

Big hugs to you, my friend. :)

My favourite Carlin quote:

“The most unfair thing about life is the way it ends. I mean, life is tough. It takes up a lot of your time. What do you get at the end of it? A Death! What's that, a bonus? I think the life cycle is all backwards. You should die first, get it out of the way. Then you live in an old age home. You get kicked out when you're too young, you get a gold watch, you go to work. You work forty years until you're young enough to enjoy your retirement. You do drugs, alcohol, you party, you get ready for high school. You go to grade school, you become a kid, you play, you have no responsibilities, you become a little baby, you go back into the womb, you spend your last nine months floating...

...and you finish off as an orgasm.”

Isn't that wonderful? Happy orgasm, George!