George Carlin’s been working the crowd since “the counterculture” became “the over-the-counter culture” around or so; his new book, Brain Droppings. The Paperback of the Brain Droppings by George Carlin at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!. Description. Grammy® Award Winner! In Brain Droppings, Carlin brings to audio his singular brand of comedic satire that has made him a favorite of stage.
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When Carlin a hero of mine, btw was btain stage, he — like all comics — had to pare it down the essentials: In George Carlin faced something he rarely faced in his stand-up comedy career — dying. 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 dro;pings 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?
Jun 07, Lori Husch is currently reading it. Carlin was a master of words, which is his blessing and curse. It impacts my life every single day They just want the good stuff; the shiny stuff; the electronic stuff.
Maybe, there doesnt exist a humour book within a standup comedian.
It was good to listen to at the end of a frustrating day. Probably even the best. Carlin with a series of questions that came up during the reading. Can’t bring all this stuff. It was near the end of the book and frankly he had lost me by that point. Since so much of his humor relies on the delivery, I think this was the best way to appreciate it. This book was less political than his other material, and that is one reason why I found it lacking.
Mostly stuff to wear.
He claims to love individuals but despises when they start to form groups and tribes. But for those who simply enjoyed what he accomplished as a comic, be content to let his polished barbarisms and command of the English language be relegated to a microphone and a stage.
You tell your lawyer to stuff it. George Carlin is one of my favorite comedians who made grumpy cynical 60 year olds cool.
To say I read this book is deceptive. Feb 27, Mousetrap rated it it was amazing Shelves: Snack on chewy one-liners like “A meltdown sounds like fu 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.
I happen to really like him because he says exactly what he thinks, and he ponders things most of us never consider. So droppnigs you get right down to it, your house is nothing more than a place to keep your stuff.
And unlike other comics who believe we’ve somehow misplaced the American dream, Carlin presents it as a great—but incredibly funny—myth.
In effect, on vacation, you take a smaller, ‘second version’ of your stuff. Brain Droppings by George Carlin. Finally you get to your friends’ place on Maui, and they give you a little room to sleep in, and there’s a nightstand. Ccarlin though he claims at the start of the book to really be an optimist, I can’t help but think it would have been hard brian come up with most of his material without being a little bitter.
But most of the rest is comprised of one-liners, lists of words, list of fictional droopings, sometimes an eyebrow is raised, sometimes a smile is just around the corner, but the book isn’t as good as it is made to be. There’s lots of places in a hotel to put your stuff. Planet, species, race, nation, state, religion, party, union, club, association, neighborhood improvement committee; I have no interest in any of it. I got a kick out of George Carlin’s in your face, irreverent style of humor.
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Or whatever room they put you in, there’s usually a dresser or a nightstand, and there’s never any room on it for your stuff. May 15, Tuyet rated it really liked it. I highly recommend the audiobook version read by the author himself if you want a full Carlin Impact. Provoked the powers that be. Carlin did observational humor better than Seinfeld, shock humor better than the equally deceased Sam Kinison, ranting topical humor better than the now Republican Dennis Miller, deep philosophical humor better than the now creepy Woody Allen and outrage humor better than the also dead Bill Hicks.
It’s impossible to imagine comedians such as Mitch Hedberg and Steven Wright existing without Carlin’s example. When the sun returns, I will resume my life. Books by George Carlin.