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George Carlin anti-police bit from I Kinda Like It When A Lotta People Die (AUDIO)

George Carlin anti-police bit from I Kinda Like It When A Lotta People Die (AUDIO)

By | August 26, 2016 at 2:36 pm | No comments

George Carlin’s new album I Kinda Like It When A Lotta People Die is set for a Sept. 16 release on CD, vinyl and digital formats. But a previously unreleased track that will be featured on the album was just made available. On the track “Rats and Squealers,” Carlin...

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Bill Murray will receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Bill Murray will receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

By | August 25, 2016 at 5:02 pm | One comment

After four decades of delivering some of the most unforgettable and best-loved comedic performances, Bill Murray is receiving the Kennedy Center’s 19th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Murray, reaching an almost cult-like status in the world of comedy, has had a career...

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George Carlin album ‘I Kinda Like It When A Lotta People Die’ will be released Sept. 16 (Audio)

George Carlin album ‘I Kinda Like It When A Lotta People Die’ will be released Sept. 16 (Audio)

By | August 17, 2016 at 11:38 am | No comments

The night before the attacks of 9/11, George Carlin was doing what he did best— harnessing his darkest thoughts and turning them into incisive long-form jokes live on stage. On that particular date Carlin was performing at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas – part of what would be a...

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George Carlin Smithsonian portrait to be unveiled, new Carlin website coming!

George Carlin Smithsonian portrait to be unveiled, new Carlin website coming!

By | March 25, 2015 at 10:54 am | One comment

Fans of classic comedy - and, in particular, Carlin purists - are in for one hell of a George injection. On March 27, not only will the late comedian's official website be re-launched, but his portrait is also to be unveiled at the Smithsonian National Gallery. Featured...

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George Carlin: Colin Quinn, Dave Attell, Kelly Carlin, Jim Norton pay tribute (Exclusive video)

George Carlin: Colin Quinn, Dave Attell, Kelly Carlin, Jim Norton pay tribute (Exclusive video)

By | October 23, 2014 at 11:27 am | No comments

George Carlin way became a reality in New York City yesterday, thanks to the work of comedian Kevin Bartini, his team and thousands of supporters. Laughspin was lucky enough to be at the ceremony where hundreds of fans, friends and comedians gathered to pay tribute to the iconic...

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George Carlin Way becomes reality! Watch the unveiling (Video)

George Carlin Way becomes reality! Watch the unveiling (Video)

By | October 22, 2014 at 3:56 pm | One comment

It’s been three years in the making, but George Carlin Way is officially a reality. Earlier this afternoon a few hundred comedy fans and comedians damned to hell the wet, cold and incredibly windy day to gather at the corner of Morningside Drive and 121st Street in Harlem to...

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George Carlin to be honored by Colin Quinn, Keith Olbermann as George Carlin Way unveiled (Exclusive)

George Carlin to be honored by Colin Quinn, Keith Olbermann as George Carlin Way unveiled (Exclusive)

By | October 7, 2014 at 8:49 am | 4 comments

This past summer, three years after comedian Kevin Bartini launched a fraught-filled campaign to rename a New York City street after the late George Carlin, the city council passed a bill to do just that. Mayor Bill de Blasio signed the order that would allow the 400 block of...

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New George Carlin album in the works (Exclusive)

New George Carlin album in the works (Exclusive)

By | July 3, 2014 at 4:32 pm | No comments

On the heels of the New York City Council’s decision to rename a city street after the late, legendary George Carlin, Laughspin hears there may be a new George Carlin album released in the coming months—not to mention a totally revamped GeorgeCarlin.com. Details are sparse...

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Tim Heidecker, Jesse Alkire demand Bubba Gump Shrimp Co stop selling shellfish in light of Hobby Lobby controversy

Tim Heidecker, Jesse Alkire demand Bubba Gump Shrimp Co stop selling shellfish in light of Hobby Lobby controversy

By | July 2, 2014 at 1:42 pm | 19 comments

On Monday, the United States Supreme Court made a ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby, the Oklahoma City-based arts and crafts retail chain, allowing the ultra-Christian company to refuse insurance coverage of birth control that is otherwise available under President Barack Obama’s...

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