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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 | No comments

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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George Carlin Way a go in New York City: Comedians Kevin Bartini, Adam Lash get street named after legendary comedian

George Carlin Way a go in New York City: Comedians Kevin Bartini, Adam Lash get street named after legendary comedian

By | June 26, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 8 comments

Comedians Kevin Bartini and Adam Lash have fought tirelessly for three years to dedicate a block of New York City to the memory of the late great George Carlin. And today, their work has paid off. Just moments ago, the New York City Council unanimously passed an omnibus bill...

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Southwest Airlines’ hilarious flight attendant Marty Cobb proves US Airways isn’t the only viral airline this week

Southwest Airlines’ hilarious flight attendant Marty Cobb proves US Airways isn’t the only viral airline this week

By | April 15, 2014 at 1:58 pm | One comment

US Airways was scrambling yesterday to save face in the midst of one of the most enjoyable Twitter scandals of all time. In response to a customer complaint on the social media site, whoever runs the US Airways Twitter feed posted a decidedly pornographic image of a toy plane...

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George Carlin’s daughter Kelly lands deal to write a memoir

George Carlin’s daughter Kelly lands deal to write a memoir

By | November 22, 2013 at 12:03 am | No comments

George Carlin's only child, daughter Kelly Carlin has inked a deal to write a memoir for St. Martin's Press titled A Carlin Home Companion, based on her long-running live show by the same name. Like the show, the book will focus on Kelly's relationship with her late father,...

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Lewis Black, Lizz Winstead, Todd Barry, more honor George Carlin (Exclusive video)

Lewis Black, Lizz Winstead, Todd Barry, more honor George Carlin (Exclusive video)

By | July 18, 2013 at 5:01 pm | One comment

Last night, an all-star line-up of comedians came together at Gotham Comedy Club in New York to honor the late George Carlin. "Reverence for the Irreverent: A Tribute to George Carlin" was a fundraiser for the campaign to rename a block of Carlin's beloved neighborhood in New...

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