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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 | 6 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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Todd Barry, Lizz Winstead, Nick DiPaolo, more to honor George Carlin with live show

Todd Barry, Lizz Winstead, Nick DiPaolo, more to honor George Carlin with live show

By | July 1, 2013 at 10:27 am | No comments

On Wednesday, July 17, comedian Kevin Bartini and Gotham Comedy Club will present, Reverence for the Irreverent: A Tribute to George Carlin. Back in October, a group of dedicated George Carlin fans exited a community board meeting victorious when they voted in favor of renaming...

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Remember that thing George Carlin said about Margaret Thatcher? (Audio)

Remember that thing George Carlin said about Margaret Thatcher? (Audio)

By | April 8, 2013 at 10:38 am | 2 comments

You've probably heard by now that hugely popular, if not divisive, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died today at the age of 87 after suffering a stroke, one of a series she endured during the last years of her life. While I'm sad to hear about her passing, I...

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After a year of opposition, board approves George Carlin street naming in New York City

After a year of opposition, board approves George Carlin street naming in New York City

By | October 21, 2012 at 10:57 pm | One comment

After more than a year of severe opposition from the Corpus Cristi church, the plan to co-name a portion of Manhattan's W. 121st Street after the late, great George Carlin was approved by a community board this week. New York comedian Kevin Bartini, the man behind the movement...

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