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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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Third ‘Bill and Ted’ flick with Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter now has a director

Third ‘Bill and Ted’ flick with Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter now has a director

By | August 11, 2012 at 8:44 pm | 5 comments

Twenty-three years after Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure hit theaters and 21 years since its sequel, a third Bill and Ted flick is in the works-- and both of the original stars, Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter are set to return. Of course, the biggest surprise is that Reeves,...

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Bill Burr, Louis C.K. and more sampled for hip-hop album dedicated to comedy (Audio)

Bill Burr, Louis C.K. and more sampled for hip-hop album dedicated to comedy (Audio)

By | June 29, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 5 comments

Here's something cool for you comedy nerds who are also fans of electronica and hip-hop. An experimental producer by the name of GoJudo has put together an EP called Aura, and every song samples comedy bits from different comedians, including Sarah Silverman, Louis C.K., Bill...

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Comedian pushing for George Carlin street naming clears Catholic church hurdle

Comedian pushing for George Carlin street naming clears Catholic church hurdle

By | March 27, 2012 at 2:35 pm | No comments

Seven Dirty Words You Can't Say on W. 121st Street: George Carlin Is Evil And Will Corrupt And Ruin Our Children. Okay, that may be more than 7 words, but the absurd message coming from the church on the same block has been shut down yesterday in a miraculous (no pun intended)...

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Catholic Church fights against George Carlin street naming

Catholic Church fights against George Carlin street naming

By | March 2, 2012 at 12:20 pm | 6 comments

A storm has been brewing on the Upper West Side of New York City. And it's all George Carlin's fault. Sort of. We've been keeping you updated on comedian Kevin Bartini's charge to rename the 500 block of W. 121st St. after the late legendary comedian. A meeting was held last...

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Kelly Carlin will interview Robin Williams, Eddie Izzard, more on new SiriusXM show

Kelly Carlin will interview Robin Williams, Eddie Izzard, more on new SiriusXM show

By | February 9, 2012 at 11:15 pm | No comments

If you've ever just heard of the A Carlin Home Companion, images of a cramped-in radio station with the most subversive comedic voices in comedy talking about what's wrong with the world would most likely come up. However, while having those types of comedians that both knew and...

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Epic analysis: George Carlin’s 17 best comedy albums

Epic analysis: George Carlin’s 17 best comedy albums

By | February 1, 2012 at 12:36 pm | 48 comments

This list will rank George Carlin's albums in terms of overall quality, with special attention paid to both straight hilarity as well as philosophical pertinence. I chose albums rather than specials for three reasons: 1) most of Carlin's albums simply were the audio from his...

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Daryl Wright: “Wildly Inappropriate” (Review)

Daryl Wright: “Wildly Inappropriate” (Review)

By | October 21, 2011 at 12:57 pm | No comments

An album titled Wildly Inappropriate arouses some expectations. Mostly, it prepares the listener for nonstop offensive humor or an otherwise edgy act that will draw out laughs from highly uncomfortable topics. Daryl Wright's debut album, however funny, may be ever-so-slightly...

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