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Tzlk
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« on: 03-24-2002 02:48 »

Well I brought this up in a thread earlier and was told that Carlin was far better than "tom green" But im still curious as to what people think of him.  I think that he is incredibly funny, and his style of stand up is unequaled.  Also, however I think that he is kind of strange and some of his comedy, although hillarious, is quite disturbing, like his constant disire for death and distruction.  Just post your thoughts about this great comedian!
JoJo

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« Reply #1 on: 03-24-2002 04:08 »

i've never even heard of george carlin.


Tzlk
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« Reply #2 on: 03-24-2002 04:15 »

You Should Aquire some of his comedy! It is very funny, if you are younger dont listen to it with your parents, for it is higly inappropriate
JoJo

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« Reply #3 on: 03-24-2002 04:21 »

listen to it?
is it on the radio or something?

btw: i'm 12 years old, one and a half month or so, i'll be 13.
BrainSluggo

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« Reply #4 on: 03-24-2002 05:40 »
« Last Edit on: 03-24-2002 05:40 »

Then maybe you should wait a bit. Carlin's stuff is...a little blue. He's a stage comedian for the most part, and is famous for his "Seven Words You Can Never Say On TV" bit. However, he has appeared in movies; he was Rufus in the two Bill & Ted movies, and had a role in Outrageous Fortune.
JoJo

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« Reply #5 on: 03-24-2002 06:21 »
« Last Edit on: 03-25-2002 00:00 »

Well, i visited the site, and i listened to some stuff...
it's not really my style.
your right BrainSluggo, i should wait a bit.
maybe then, i'll understand some more of his jokes.
Allen

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« Reply #6 on: 03-24-2002 14:44 »

I like him. I especially like those jokes where he says we've toned everything down so it doesn't sound as bad. For example, we don't die anymore, we pass away smile
Kryten

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« Reply #7 on: 03-24-2002 16:22 »

I love his "fotball/baseball" routine.
Tzlk
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« Reply #8 on: 03-24-2002 16:27 »

That is a great one, I also enjoy "Driving and cars" and "Airplanes and Airports"  his numorus oxymorons are hillarious too.
FishyJoe

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« Reply #9 on: 03-25-2002 16:10 »

"At birth, you had a cunt stretched across your head. Just like a little hat."

Ahaha. Yeah that's good. I haven't listened to too much of his stand-up, but I think Carlin is cool.
B.Frankendorfer

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« Reply #10 on: 03-25-2002 23:13 »

George Carlin = one of my heros.
dschomburg

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« Reply #11 on: 03-26-2002 00:37 »

Didn't he also do Thomas the Train Engine - Shiny Time Station or something.

George Carlin = timeless (a place for my stuff)
BrainSluggo

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« Reply #12 on: 03-26-2002 02:33 »
« Last Edit on: 03-26-2002 02:33 »

Yeah, he took over for the guy who took over for Ringo Starr. (I'll bet that looks good on a resumé.) He was replaced in turn by Alec Baldwin.

He was also one of the hippies whose lives "Homer Jay" helped destroy on The Simpsons.

George Carlin's Assorted TV and Movie Appearances.

"Heed your own advice once in a while and you won't come over as such an arrogant pr*ck."
Kryten

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« Reply #13 on: 03-26-2002 13:07 »

He also did an awful show on FOX.
B.Frankendorfer

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« Reply #14 on: 03-26-2002 22:09 »

But he had a cute dog...
Books

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« Reply #15 on: 02-07-2009 04:38 »

Update: He died.
hobbitboy

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« Reply #16 on: 02-07-2009 13:53 »


   Update: He died.


Why resurrect a thread that's been dead for nearly seven years just to announce an event that occured over seven months ago?

Don't hate me, Trinity.  I'm just the messenger.
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