In Napalm & Silly Putty, George Carlin, the thinking person’s comic, offers a hilarious new collection of razor-sharp observations on God, language, death, pets. More Napalm and Silly Putty has ratings and 27 reviews. Steven said: This is a hellarious commentary on American life looked at side ways by George C. Politically incorrect comic and Grammy winner Carlin has shown no signs of George Carlin, Author NAPALM AND SILLY PUTTY George $ (p) ISBN .
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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Some of the material in this book is from stand-up routines Carlin has done. This book should be finished in a day if you are reading it carlkn but, if at four or five pages at a time, it is still worthy and fun as it represents years or decades of short takes Carlin has presented before in concert.
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Nov 24, Will Johnson sily it really liked it Shelves: Refresh and try again. Jul 13, Nick rated it really liked it Shelves: From these, Short Takes were my absolute favourite ones that included short jokes, many times one-line long. Ships from and sold by Ccarlin.
It sounded a little pathetic. Better Living Through Plastic Explosives. A disciple of Lenny Bruce, he placed second on the Comedy Central cable television network list of the 10 greatest stand-up comedians, ahead of Bruce and behind Richard Pryor.
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I knew what I was getting when I started this book — one of the many books written by the late George Carlin. Crude and rude kind of guy, quite self-centered and overly opinionated and narcissistic which perhaps is what one needs to be as a stand up comedian. He gets VERY dark in a few places, even more than in his usual routines. Sep 03, Tom rated it really liked it. Quotes from More Napalm and S Cruel, hateful, but funny and honest, and always on a slight positive side no matter how dark.
Sure, you can watch a video, but Carlin was at his best in a live auditorium.
Get fast, free shipping georye Amazon Prime. Most sentences in the book could be lifted out to stand alone and provoke deep thought: Has some brilliant thoughts, very funny at times.
Nothing sacred about those things. It still amazes me how George Carlin could use georg everyday activities and manipulate them into humorous and Intriguing concepts. He was a frequent performer and guest host on The Tonight Show during the three-decade Johnny Carson era, and was also the first person to host Saturday Night Live.
There’s a clue in one entry in this book: The most annoying thing is the piano “finishing” sounds – like top hat drum roll only worse. Pages with related products. You will find yourself laughing aloud, especially when caught off guard by an catlin “short take”. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. If you like his style, go grab it, if not, don’t even think of reading it. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.
The sad thing is, having read this after his death, and seen most of his stand-up. Showing of reviews. I highly recommend it for any Carlin fan. Most people with low self-esteem have earned it.
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He takes a very holier-than-thou attitude to many issues, some of which I think simply leaving people behind like that would hurt more than help. Some of the stuff is really fresh. Carlin is funny, but genuinely angry and poignant at times: I will admit that outright. Few comics make the transition from stage to page as napal or successfully as George Carlin. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Everest because it’s hard to do, why do they go up on the easy side?
It’s short and funny for a car ride. Please try again later. To me, it’s just one big, all-around, everyday rage.
Frankly, all but his final book leave the impression that Carlin was a man bitter at the world, lashing out at everything he critique. Dec 06, Josh C. I really enjoyed Carlin’s expose on the camcorder. We made geogge up. Share your thoughts with other customers.