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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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Pastor says no to George Carlin Street; daughter Kelly responds

Pastor says no to George Carlin Street; daughter Kelly responds

By | October 10, 2011 at 7:32 pm | 19 comments

Last month, we reported that there was a petition circulating to honor the late George Carlin by naming a New York City street after the legendary comic. New York comic Kevin Bartini had amassed about 1,000 signatures and gained the support of Carlin’s daughter Kelly; the...

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Watch Louis C.K.’s tribute to George Carlin: “I can be like George”

Watch Louis C.K.’s tribute to George Carlin: “I can be like George”

By | September 6, 2011 at 10:21 am | No comments

In March of last year, I was lucky enough to be sitting in the second row of a George Carlin tribute produced by the New York Public Library. I was surrounded by the likes of Steve Martin, Ben Stiller (and his parents) as well as Richard Pryor's daughter Rain and Lenny Bruce's...

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Petition to name New York street after George Carlin circulated online

Petition to name New York street after George Carlin circulated online

By | September 5, 2011 at 7:33 am | 11 comments

In less than six hours online, a petition encouraging the city of New York to rename part of West 121st Street in honor of late comedian George Carlin has garnered nearly 1,000 signatures. "We the legions of fans, admirers and fans of George Carlin believe that a street should...

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The embarrassing beginning: nine comedians’ roles they’d probably like to forget

The embarrassing beginning: nine comedians’ roles they’d probably like to forget

By | August 4, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 9 comments

As anyone in show business can attest to, the entertainment industry can be horribly cutthroat and demoralizing. Everyone has to pay their dues, do their time, and otherwise work their way from relatively uninspiring, embarrassing, or generically shitty roles and jobs. Of...

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GQ lists the most stylish comedians of all time; and Greg Proops is not on the list

GQ lists the most stylish comedians of all time; and Greg Proops is not on the list

By | August 1, 2011 at 3:26 pm | No comments

Today, GQ released yet-another comedy-related feature online. I say "another" because you can see their official Comedy Issue on stands now; the cover subject is none other than a half naked Mila Kunis, Makes sense, right? Eh. You can read more of my thoughts on that...

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