George Carlin’s been working the crowd since “the counterculture” became “the over-the-counter culture” around or so; his new book, Brain Droppings. 61 quotes from Brain Droppings: ‘People say, ‘I’m going to sleep now,’ as if it were nothing. But it’s really a bizarre activity. ‘For the next several h. The Paperback of the Brain Droppings by George Carlin at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.
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Planet, species, race, nation, state, religion, party, union, club, association, neighborhood improvement committee; I have no interest in any of it. As they lay there, completely vulnerable to their enemies, their only movements were to occasionally shift from one position to another; or, if one of the ‘mind adventures’ got too real, they would sit up and scream and be glad they weren’t unconscious anymore.
Carlin, I would change that second word to his own name. Well, finally, I DID! My roomates had this book back in Well, if they can’t take a joke So when i took this book, i was looking forward to a lot of laughs that makes me think. The man was brilliant when it came to the nuances of language and how word choice shapes our thoughts and outlooks in life.
So I don’t really remember the first time I heard George Carlin’s stand-up, some time looooong ago, but the earliest I recall is when my dad got a double-cd collection of his stand-up and put it on when we went to the drive-in theater who still does that?
Since so much of his humor relies on the delivery, I think this was the best way to appreciate it. Although he makes good points, I believe that many of these observations are tongue-in-cheek. And what crummy stuff it is!
Actually, I think that class was called Religion. We just believed everything. George Carlin’s been working the crowd since “the counterculture” became “the over-the-counter culture” around or so; his new book, Brain Droppingssurfs on three decades of touring-in-support. Still reading, but I have to brsin what a profound effect George Carlin has had in my life. Feb 19, Jim rated it liked it Shelves: It seems only right.
You gotta take two big suitcases of stuff. Please note that it is on my list of books I abandoned, and I made the unusual move of abandoning it after the preface. He often took on contemporary political issues in the United States and satirized the excesses of American culture.
We’ve got more places than we’ve got stuff! And the things it brings me are quite apparent all the time: Quotes from Brain Droppings. You can see that when you’re taking off in an airplane.
Brain Droppings – Wikipedia
George Carlin was one of my favorite comedians, and I was so disappointed and upset when he died in Then they would drink a lot of coffee. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sample “It turned out I was pretty good in science. Maybe we have become immune to wit and demand more.
George Carlin really makes you think with every sentence, and is a very good book to keep around for bathrooms, and waiting rooms.
My favorite part was probably the rant about “stuff”, so so true. I didn’t want to walk away without leaving carllin footprint, though.
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And the irony is impressive: His library of jokes and material is so consistently amazing that he is really unparalleled. So now you’re all set to go.
Carlin did observational humor better than Seinfeld, shock humor better than the equally deceased Sam Kinison, ranting topical humor better than the now Republ Recycled gold. From page or so until the end of the book I was skimming though long stretches.