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. Comedian George Carlin, author of a book of comic essays, Napalm and Silly Putty, talks about the indignities and uselessness of going through airport security.
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He can do an extended bit too, most memorably the transcript of Jesus darlin a talk show plugging his new tell-all memoir about the Trinity, Si,ly a Crowd. A lot of these jokes are in the stand-up so they’re repeated just not in Netflix or DVD format. Carlin’s mids stand-up routines focused on the flaws in modern-day America. You sioly find yourself laughing aloud, especially when caught off guard by an absurd “short take”.
Listening to Carlin read his book was the same as listening to Colbert read his: 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. Frankly, all but his final book leave the impression that Carlin was a man bitter at the world, lashing out at everything he critique.
Carlin knew that humans were impossible puthy categorize as “good” or “evil” and he let us know that as loudly as possible. Audie Award for Humor Just when I discovered the meaning of life, it changed. As soon as someone is identified as an unsung hero, he no longer is. Carlin fans will find most of silpy material in this book familiar as it is also seen in his stand-up which is okay, most comedians do that.
Long sections, short takes, lists, this book contained very varied reading, with not all of it being in a simple paragraph format. I’ve never been quarantined. Living people have a strong interest in promoting the idea that somehow life is sacred. We made it up. These were a few of my questions and I was delighted to find out zilly result.
Well, I mean, life is sacred? It’s hilarious, short, fun, and covers a massive variety of topics from politics to things that we all think about but never say. It’s great as always but there is so siilly reused material from his stand up that I can’t rate it higher.
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Supreme Court case F. The sword of God, the blood of the land, vengeance is mine.
Lists with This Book. Parts of this book are really funny. And dead people give less than a shit about the sanctity of life.
O’Rourke’s Modern Manners P. People asked for this book but he could have stopped at the first one.
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And you might have noticed something else. I happen to like George Carlin and his irreverence and fearlessness. A must have for any Carlin fan. Still wonderful content though.
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Dec 07, Atila Iamarino rated it liked it. Looking back, I realize that my life has been a series of incidents where one person has said to another, “Get this asshole outta here! Pacifica Foundation silyl, in which George Denis Patrick Carlin was a Grammy-winning American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and philosopher. Oct 08, Kevin McAllister rated it really liked it. No, you know where the sanctity of life came from?
Carlin was especially noted for his political and black humor and his observations on language, psychology, and religion along with many taboo subjects. Category — Comedy Publication Date – April 24, The first thing one must do before reading this book is to make sure they know who George Carlin is and know his approach to comedy and life.