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RIP George

Over  a large part of my life, when I needed a good laugh I could turn to George Carlin. Sometimes I thought he was dead-on in his comedy, sometimes I was completely appalled by his viewpoint. But either way, I could usually count on laughing, even when it was at myself. Sadly, I won&;t be able to count on this any more, except in my memory.  George Carlin died at the age of 71 of heart failure last night. 

From his earlier work, which was - well, happily goofy (my daughter to this day will occasionally break out into the "you can&;t eat those damn grits" routine) through his more experimental and political periods, George Carlin always had something to say, and a lot of us listened. So, for a couple of minutes, listen to this: 


June 23, 2008 - 8:44am