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Date: 06/23/08 12:30 PM

80 Responses to One Last Look at Geroge Carlin`s Genius

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    afrojacks Male 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 11:42 am
    Link: One Last Look at Geroge Carlin`s Genius - Carlin`s take on big, fat, lazy Americans, their super-sized food and bloated malls--NSFW language. RIP George.
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    pyre Male 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 12:35 pm
    Its not funny, because its true.
    meh, he`s ok. i`d still prefer dane cook
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    Ohnjaynb Male 18-29
    592 posts
    June 23, 2008 at 12:37 pm
    George Carlin was like no other comedian. So yeah, I`ll miss him.
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    LoofahBoy Male 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 12:38 pm
    Give `em hell in heaven, George.
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    opiebreath Female 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 12:42 pm
    Now it`s funny AND sad! D:

    It`s like kettle corn for my emotions...

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    MissMage Female 18-29
    695 posts
    June 23, 2008 at 12:43 pm
    God, why do people think Dane Cook is so amazing? Someone enlighten me as to what`s so great about his material and delivery, because I just don`t see it.
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    fancylad Male 30-39
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    June 23, 2008 at 12:43 pm
    pyre

    Male, 18-29, Canada
    380 Posts
    Monday, June 23, 2008 12:35:56 PM

    Its not funny, because its true.
    meh, he`s ok. i`d still prefer dane cook

    + + + + + + + + +

    dane cook? really? *checks calendar* nope, it`s not april 1.

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    FrigginMo Male 18-29
    266 posts
    June 23, 2008 at 12:46 pm
    Ohh I love me some Carlin. No shame, no fear. Half the people in his audience wouldn`t laugh anymore because too many of them were the people he bitches about. And he don`t care! RIP, old fella.

    Dane Cook was really funny when I was, oh, 15. Sure he`s a good comedian but his jokes have no substance. He doesn`t really care about the poo he says. It`s funny and that`s good enough. Whatever, it obviously works.

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    ShakeNBake Male 18-29
    265 posts
    June 23, 2008 at 12:48 pm
    this guy is amazing soo funny but uh dane cook is a horrible comedian he doesnt tell jokes he just runs around yelling screaming n all that this guy doesnt tell jokes neither but he rants which is another form of comedy if its done right and this man mastered it
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    NeiltheSheep Male 18-29
    418 posts
    June 23, 2008 at 12:50 pm
    Oh george...he will be missed...he was a cranky old man all his life...

    As far as Dane Cook is concerned, he was funny at first...but then it turned into the "I think I`m funnier than anyone else does, watch me scream a lot" show.

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    jmk4422 Male 18-29
    134 posts
    June 23, 2008 at 12:51 pm
    Great. Had to post his memorial video in the pooty IAB flash player. The drating thing sucks.

    Btw, I`m intentionally swearing a whole drating lot to point out IAB`s drating hypocrisy when it comes to language. drating lame.

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    pyre Male 18-29
    449 posts
    June 23, 2008 at 12:51 pm
    Look, I`m not bashing carlin. All I`m saying is that I prefer Dane Cook`s style of comedy.
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    White_Wolfos Female 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 12:54 pm
    I`ve tried listening to Dane Cook on several occasions, and have yet to laugh. Just not my type of humor, I s`pose. But enough about him, this guy here is great.
    It`s sad that he died, but at least he didn`t suffer, right?
    I`ve always wondered how really fat people crap, too...
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    Jazzeh Female 13-17
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    June 23, 2008 at 12:54 pm
    What a BAMF :]
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    itsdrew Male 13-17
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    June 23, 2008 at 12:54 pm
    it`s funny, because it`s true.
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    AlexTron Male 18-29
    534 posts
    June 23, 2008 at 12:59 pm
    Oh George... I loved you and your jaded bitter POV. I actually was first introduced to him on Thomas the Tank Engine on PBS I think it was. haha... I was like 5
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    jlg_tm Female 13-17
    64 posts
    June 23, 2008 at 12:59 pm
    Dane Cook is stupid funny. George Carlin is smart funny. it just depends on what type of comedy you prefer. I like them both, and I`ll miss George.
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    hehehenerd Male 13-17
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    June 23, 2008 at 1:00 pm
    Dont get me started on Dane Cook...

    But this is truly a sad day for comedy....

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    jmk4422 Male 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 1:01 pm
    The difference between Dane Cook and George Carlin: 20 years from now, people will still be laughing at George Carlin`s stand up routines. 20 years from now, no one will remember who Dane Cook is.
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    NeiltheSheep Male 18-29
    418 posts
    June 23, 2008 at 1:03 pm
    you know who reminds me of george carlin?...lewis black...I don`t know if he`s as smart, but he sure has teh cranky down.
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    eladrelkce Male 30-39
    528 posts
    June 23, 2008 at 1:04 pm
    Geroge was f-ing brilliant.
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    Adoras Male 18-29
    265 posts
    June 23, 2008 at 1:07 pm
    when the heck did he die??
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    White_Wolfos Female 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 1:09 pm
    ^ Last night.
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    Ani187 Female 30-39
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    June 23, 2008 at 1:10 pm
    Still can`t find the words.
    :-(
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    alikabul Male 18-29
    695 posts
    June 23, 2008 at 1:10 pm
    I love George Carlin. He said what everyone else was thinking, only he put it together in an absolute genious way. And he says what we other get bashed for saying. No one wanted to start an argument with Carlin. They knew they would be pwned and burned in the worst possible way. And another thing is that he was fully aware of him dying soon. Brilliant name for his show: One Foot In The Grave. Rest in peace, old friend. You will be missed and remembered dearly.
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    Adoras Male 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 1:11 pm
    aww there is a video... http://www.i-am-bored.com/bored_link.cfm?link_id=31164
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    Z1ggy Male 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 1:12 pm
    hahahahah! that was great, but oh so true.
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    alikabul Male 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 1:12 pm
    And btw... HOW THE HELL DOES ANYONE HAVE THE NERVE TO MENTION DANE COOK IN THE SAME SENTENCE AS GEORGE CARLIN??? Dane Cook is a perfect example of what George was talking about. Stupid ass comedy for stupid ass people.
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    wcclark Male 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 1:17 pm
    George Carlin is unstoppable. Even in death.

    No comedian will ever make you think like George did.

    And you know what? I don`t think George Carlin will ever rest...let alone be in peace.

    K.O.F.

    Keep on Fightin`, George.

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    joyfulgirl Female 30-39
    26 posts
    June 23, 2008 at 1:21 pm
    Sad news, indeed.

    Some of you younguns might remember George from Thomas the Tank Engine, after Ringo Starr.

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    Jfizzle Male 13-17
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    June 23, 2008 at 1:24 pm
    ROFL the title is spelled wrong! or is his name really geroge?
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    theguy1013 Male 13-17
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    June 23, 2008 at 1:27 pm
    I already miss you George at least we will always have your albums books and tv appearences to look back on. Bless your sould were ever it ended up heaven, hell, on the roof where nobody can get it, or with Joe Pesci.
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    cleminem9919 Male 13-17
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    June 23, 2008 at 1:44 pm
    i have never seen his comedy until now, and i have seen a bunch of comedians. but from what i have heard, this guy is a frigin genius! i will miss him, even though i have never heard of him until now. i feel like going on youtube to hear his comedy now...
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    feiku Female 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 2:07 pm
    I love how he wasn`t afraid to offend ANYBODY.
    I never thought about America being a huge shopping mall and after this I was like "wow. That`s absolutely right."
    Never heard of him before today but now I already love him!
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    RyanF701 Male 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 2:23 pm
    "
    Its not funny, because its true.
    meh, he`s ok. i`d still prefer dane cook"

    Wow.. that is one stupid comment.

    Dane Cook is good yes, but he isn`t a comedy LEGEND like George Carlin, George to comedy is like the Beatles to rock.

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    xp Male 30-39
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    June 23, 2008 at 2:27 pm
    George was the best. He will be missed. He knew we were screwed a long time ago.
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    Kay62442 Female 13-17
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    June 23, 2008 at 2:34 pm
    RIP YOU BAMF.

    Make God laugh up there...

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    generic_man Male 13-17
    48 posts
    June 23, 2008 at 3:02 pm
    Goddamn! He is not funny at all. all he did was cuss and say stupid poo. there was not one thing he said that made me laugh...i mean its sad he died and all but he needed to shut the drat up cause i was getting sick of him
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    kev25811 Male 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 3:27 pm
    I have always been a big believer in free speech and that everyone has a right to their own opinion. Until I saw Generic_Man`s comment. I have officially changed my mind.

    George Carlin turned standup comedy from wholesome family-oriented lame joke telling and turned it into a way to get people to think, to realise what`s going on around them. He broke down the barriers of obscenity back in his early days, and he is cited as an inspiration by practically every comedian alive today.

    The man was brilliant. His work will be remembered long after his bones have turned to dust, and he should constantly be an inspiration to us all to stand up for what we believe in, practice what we preach, think before we speak, and never conform to what someone dumber than you expects.

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    twist22402 Male 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 3:27 pm
    George Carlin was the best. It takes a special kind of comedian to make you both laugh and think, and he was one of the few.
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    franksuicide Male 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 3:41 pm
    Listen if it weren`t for Lenny Bruce,George Carlin,Bill Hicks,Richard Pryor . There would be no Dane "Im nothing but a drunkass frat boy who steals all my jokes from better comedians" Cook.
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    Skyira Female 18-29
    1134 posts
    June 23, 2008 at 4:08 pm
    DANE COOK?!

    seriously.... dane cook was cool and all when i first heard about him but seariously? now he fu*king suck now....

    and George Carlin is god of comedians.

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    Agentk120 Male 18-29
    510 posts
    June 23, 2008 at 4:30 pm
    drat! I had no idea Carlin died! Thanks i-a-b, you just destroyed my day.
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    ARC123 Female 13-17
    269 posts
    June 23, 2008 at 5:23 pm
    I never thought this guy was funny, to be honest.

    But if you like him, so be it. I still prefer steven wright and demetri martin.

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    ARC123 Female 13-17
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    June 23, 2008 at 5:27 pm
    George to comedy is like the Beatles to rock.
    --------------------------------------------
    maybe that`s why i didn`t like Carlin .
    The beatles are super overrated, too.
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    LemonTarte Female 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 6:32 pm
    It`s so sad that he died! George Carlin was hillarious and he told it like it was. At least I can still watch my dads old DVD`s.
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    cleminem9919 Male 13-17
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    June 23, 2008 at 6:38 pm
    I_AM_BORED!!! HONOR THE GEORGE AND FIX HIS NAME!!! u guys put geroge carlin
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    swtdreams285 Female 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 7:39 pm
    He wasn`t afraid to say the truth. But had talent in saying the F word 5 times as a verb, adjective and adverbs in one sentence. Well and and Godspeed, old timer. You`ll be missed. ~_~
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    swtdreams285 Female 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 7:41 pm
    *facepalm* I meant to say well said. My bad. ~_~!
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    Bekll Female 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 7:52 pm
    Yes, he was a fantastic comedian who made people think...

    but did he really need to cuss so much? So trashy.

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    firefliet Female 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 8:02 pm
    He will be missed. >.>
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    pat125 Male 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 8:10 pm
    It sucks that he died, but he really wasn`t that funny. Cursing and b*tching about capitalism doesn`t constitute humor in my book.
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    TacoChel Female 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 8:12 pm
    Same here, Pat, same here...
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    keatonatron Male 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 8:23 pm
    Geroge? You can`t even get the man`s name right in the title? What an insult...
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    Novem006 Female 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 8:37 pm
    he`s dead???? oh man.. i will always remember him as rufus from bill and ted... XD
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    Overmann Male 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 8:51 pm
    "It sucks that he died, but he really wasn`t that funny. Cursing and b*tching about capitalism doesn`t constitute humor in my book."

    ...Says the one with the South Park avatar. Good job, I`m glad you took the time to honor his thread with that observation. Please proceed to f*ck off to somewhere where your opinions are more welcome.

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    Groogle Male 30-39
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    June 23, 2008 at 9:33 pm
    He sound like a canadian.
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    pat125 Male 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 10:12 pm
    "...Says the one with the South Park avatar. Good job, I`m glad you took the time to honor his thread with that observation. Please proceed to f*ck off to somewhere where your opinions are more welcome."

    Well excuse me for expressing my opinion in an open forum, last time I checked a little thing called freedom of speech was in existence, and I never said I was glad that he died, I simply stated that I didn`t prefer his brand of comedy. That`s it.

    And to add another "unwelcome" comment, I`m loving how we have a thread honoring an angry comedian but had nothing honoring Tim Russert, probably one of the greatest men to ever serve in the field of Journalism. He held our politicians accountable and was a true humanitarian, but whatever, he doesn`t matter because he wasn`t ranting against the establishment. Pure Bullsh*t.

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    AKappy Male 18-29
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    June 23, 2008 at 10:38 pm
    "Goddamn! He is not funny at all. all he did was cuss and say stupid poo."

    And you didn`t like him even though you had all those things in common?

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    Okasen Female 13-17
    523 posts
    June 23, 2008 at 11:31 pm
    George Carlin didn`t die.

    He took over for god.

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    lucid_wizard Male 18-29
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    June 24, 2008 at 1:03 am
    Thankyou Mr. Carlin for you words throughout your life...you opened our eyes. May they continue to do so through the generations. Thankyou.
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    lucid_wizard Male 18-29
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    June 24, 2008 at 1:09 am
    ^okasen...nice :)
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    Foob Male 40-49
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    June 24, 2008 at 4:01 am
    Goodbye George, thanks for the insights, the laughs, the inspiration, the thoughtfulness, the satire, the intelligence, the wall of words, the musicality, the warm heart and soul.
    Look back upon us all, and may you giggle at our continued fumbling about, in this thing called life.
    Kudos.
    P.S. Say hi to Bill Hicks :)
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    Foob Male 40-49
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    June 24, 2008 at 4:03 am
    Okasen: NO way Joe Pesci would let Carlin take over his gig. NO way.
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    inert Male 18-29
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    June 24, 2008 at 6:06 am
    He`s funny but if your grandad started talking like this over dinner you`d send him off to the home quick-sharp
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    RelaxEnjoy Male 18-29
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    June 24, 2008 at 6:15 am
    "Give `em hell in heaven, George."

    lol, heaven. Best comment here.


    Overmann, I guess you haven`t watched southpark since you were 8. There`s more than just swear words in there.

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    Overmann Male 18-29
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    June 24, 2008 at 6:48 am
    "...last time I checked a little thing called freedom of speech was in existence..."

    Do you even know what freedom of speech is? It`s a guarantee by the government that people will not be prosecuted by institutions for expressing their opinions. That says nothing of what *I* may have to say about it.

    "...and I never said I was glad that he died, I simply stated that I didn`t prefer his brand of comedy."

    And I didn`t say you were, but you`re either terribly callous or terribly naive to think your unkind words would have been anything but unwelcome in a thread dedicated to him so short after his death. And by the way, there`s a critical difference between criticizing capitalism and criticizing consumerism. It is entirely possible to live in a capitalistic nation without obsessing with consumerism. Then again, you always were quite the dim one, pat.

    "There`s more than just swear words in there."

    What, did I give some indication there wasn`t?

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    space_kowboy Male 18-29
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    June 24, 2008 at 7:11 am
    If you don`t have a brain, you probably won`t find him funny...
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    Overmann Male 18-29
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    June 24, 2008 at 7:28 am
    Something else: even if you did have the freedom of speech you`d like to think you had (thinking yourself immune from others` criticism solely because you`re giving an opinion), how does that also justify your being impolite and disrespectful?

    As for the Russert comment, look where you are. This website isn`t intended to take politics seriously beyond fostering Bush-haters and giggling or complaining over the occasional candidate mishap. Russert mattered not because he was "ranting against the establishment" but because he was a damn good reporter. Tragically, you can`t expect the IAB traffic to relate more to political commentators than to comedians. In that sense it`s not "pure bullsh*t", as it were.

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    huck08 Male 18-29
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    June 24, 2008 at 7:34 am
    dane cook better than carlin??? really??? that kind of comment just makes me sad.

    dane cook is the ashton kutcher of stand up.

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    pat125 Male 18-29
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    June 24, 2008 at 7:55 am
    "Then again, you always were quite the dim one, pat."

    The dim one? Congratulations, insult attempt of the week goes to you!. I think not, I can let my academics speak for that, but I`m not going to go there. I simply state opinions that happen to not be in line with all the liberal teens/20-somethings on this site. But since I am fully aware that not keeping in line with the Obama generation makes one "stupid" these days, I`m not at all surprised that you or most others would make a comment like that given your inherent elitism and arrogance. And as far as being impolite and disrespectful, take a look in the mirror and try not to call yourself a hypocrite.

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    Overmann Male 18-29
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    June 24, 2008 at 9:41 am
    "I think not, I can let my academics speak for that..."

    As academically qualified as you may be, academics is no substitute for common sense and certainly says nothing of how one behaves in a social setting.

    "I simply state opinions that happen to not be in line with all the liberal teens/20-somethings on this site."

    All I read from this is that you like to be a deviant. Why else bring up political alignment when I`m only accusing you of being indecent? And about that...

    "And as far as being impolite and disrespectful, take a look in the mirror and try not to call yourself a hypocrite."

    As impolite and disrespectful as I am, you`re not going to see me entering a thread about a recently deceased comedian and comment on how unfunny he was. Even if it`s a comedian I don`t happen to care for, say Adam Sandler. Why? Because I respect that people enjoyed his comedy and how anything I have to say on the matter is the last thing they`d want to hear.

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    Overmann Male 18-29
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    June 24, 2008 at 9:41 am
    At the very least you could have changed your tone and not passed yourself off as an ass. How do I mean? Rather than try to make an absolute statement like, "he wasn`t really that funny," you could have chosen to say, "It`s sad that he died but I never really got into his humor" or "Even though I didn`t personally find him funny, it`s sad that he died." Get the idea? There are subtle changes you can make to your speech that would still enable you to make your thoughts known without offending anyone, although I suspect such subtlety eludes you.

    "...you...would make a comment like that given your inherent elitism and arrogance."

    It doesn`t have anything to do with elitism or arrogance - I just happen to think you`re not very bright. How does that observation reflect goodness on me or elevate me to some higher echelon in society than you?

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    Djer Male 18-29
    842 posts
    June 24, 2008 at 12:15 pm
    Now, now, Overmann and Pat, you two both need to settle down. You know what they say about arguing over the Internet. It`s like competing in the special olympics. Even if you win, you`re still retarded.

    I`m glad that they put this video up. I really enjoyed it. Thanks for the insights, George.

  75. Profile photo of Overmann
    Overmann Male 18-29
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    June 24, 2008 at 1:15 pm
    Indeed I have heard that saying, Djer. I happen to think it`s without merit.
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    AKappy Male 18-29
    2616 posts
    June 24, 2008 at 7:00 pm
    Ashton Kutcher isn`t a bad actor. He was good in The Guardian, at least.
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    Mouichi Male 18-29
    637 posts
    June 24, 2008 at 9:22 pm
    Truly a very entertaining, and honest guy. (George Carlin) A friend of mine passed away on Friday, (Car accident. flew off a cliff.) and he`d always said that George Carlin was his favorite comedian, and how upset he`d be if he died. How bizarre, I thought, when George passed two days later.
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    Toribor Male 18-29
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    June 25, 2008 at 11:19 am
    George Carlin is a comedic genius.
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    reb0rn4never Male 18-29
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    June 30, 2008 at 2:55 pm
    Overmann emerges victorious as usual. I have yet to witness a formidable opponent who is able to engage Overmann and come out on top.

    Hats off.

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    icfire504 Male 13-17
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    January 5, 2009 at 5:35 pm
    This guy is brilliant. I love all of his acts, they are funny and true.

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