George Carlin’s been working the crowd since “the counterculture” became “the over-the-counter culture” around or so; his new book, Brain Droppings. CHAPTER ONE. Brain Droppings. By GEORGE CARLIN Hyperion. PEOPLE AHEAD OF ME ON LINE. Here’s something I can do without: People ahead of me . With nearly 20 albums, two Grammys, two Cable ACE awards, and more HBO specials sunder his belt than anyone else, George Carlin is more popular.
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What I like about this is that we get to see the mind of a great comic at work in the initial “thinking out loud” stage — throwing every idea at us, as though he had written down on little scraps of paper and then compiled every good and not-so-good half-baked grain he’d ever birthed.
X Guys who wear suits all day and think an earring makes them cool at night. There’s nothing wrong with suckin’ dicks. And now dishman wants to know if it’s okay to use Turkish traveler’s checks. You’re actually within your legal rights, because, technically, no one is ever finished eating. Two weeks, two big suitcases. Napalm and Silly Putty. geprge
According to the cover, the book contains “jokes, notions, doubts, opinions, questions, thoughts, beliefs, assertions, assumptions, and disturbing references” and “comedy, nonsense, satire, mockery, merriment, sarcasm, ridicule, silliness, bluster, and toxic alienation”.
I cannot think of a more fitting response. There ought to be georye least one round state. No one can ever know for sure what a deserted area looks like. They don’t bother with that crap you’re saving. The following phrases all contain at least one word too many. You want somethin’ hot to suck on? What is this, fuckin’ Macy’s?
carlni It was small, but it was definitely a snot. Like some kind of cheese sandwich. My favorite part was the story of a tribe leader first introduced Ritual Human Sacrifice; it was a totally new and hilarious piece of writing.
X People who give their genitals a name. No one was better at following up a fart joke with a stabbing insight about how twisted our perceptions of reality are.
However, if the sign says eats, even though you’ll save some money on food, your medical bills may be quite high. May 15, Tuyet rated it really liked it. Jun 29, Menglong Youk rated it it was amazing Shelves: And they lock it up! X Guys who say “cock-a-roach. What are these jack-offs telling us?
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Please try again later. He drlppings a philosopher in the truest sense. There’s lots of places in a hotel to put your stuff. Carlin, I would change that second word to his own name.
It is one of the only books that I can foresee reading multiple times. And there might even be some stuff you left at your parents’ house: There’s all different ways of carryin’ your stuff. Jan 05, Christ rated it it was amazing. Jul 31, Jill Hutchinson rated it it was amazing Shelves: Mar 08, Donna Davis rated it did not like it Shelves: Some people drive around all weekend just lookin’ for garage sales. Carkin guaranteed mood lifter.
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Car alarms and The Club have have made it harder for thieves to steal parked cars, and so instead they’re stealing cars with people in them, and people are dying. Brain Droppings is a book by comedian George Carlin. Just the stuff you know you’re gonna need: Money, keys, comb, wallet, lighter, hankie, pen, cigarettes, contraceptives, Vaseline, whips, chains, whistles, dildos, and a book.
One of my favorite parts of the book was “A Place for My Stuff. Now Carlin’s New York Times bestselling book comes to paperback. Ask for a glass of skim water. X People who give their house or car a name.
X Men who have one long, uninterrupted eyebrow. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? It’s the purest version of book-as-candy that one could imagine, serving up humor in convenient, bite-sized packages.
People ahead of me on the supermarket line who are paying for an inexpensive item by credit card or personal check. When Carlin a hero of mine, cariln was on stage, he — like all comics — had to pare it down the essentials: The first time I learned about George Carlin must have been some 30 years ago; being Mexican, it adds up, since I don’t know one single person among my friends and acquaintances in my country, who has seen, read and enjoyed this human being and comedian In all, the material one finds in “Brain Droppings” is the closest to being at one of his live presentations.