Comedy is a Unit Test

I’m a fan of comedy, but I hate dumb guy comedy. I’ve always preferred smart guy analytical routines. There’s a reason why George Carlin and Lenny Bruce and Bill Hicks… I’m a fan of comedy, but I hate dumb guy comedy. I’ve always preferred smart guy analytical routines. There’s a reason why George Carlin and […]

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RIP George Carlin

Sadly, George Carlin has died at age 71. I’ve referenced him on this blog many times. He has been my favorite comedian for something like 25 years or so. I… Sadly, George Carlin has died at age 71. I’ve referenced him on this blog many times. He has been my favorite comedian for something like […]

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George Carlin Group Dynamic Comment of the Day

I wanted to be a Boy Scout, but I had all the wrong traits. Apparently, they were looking for kids who were trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful,… I wanted to be a Boy Scout, but I had all the wrong traits. Apparently, they were looking for kids who were trustworthy, loyal, helpful, […]

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George Carlin Firewater Comment of the Day

I think the warning labels on alcoholic beverages are too bland. They should be more vivid. Here are a few I would suggest: “Alcohol will turn you into the same… I think the warning labels on alcoholic beverages are too bland. They should be more vivid. Here are a few I would suggest: “Alcohol will […]

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George Carlin Linguistic Comment of the Day

Another phrase I don’t care for is been there, done that. I, personally, am not so cocky. I prefer the modest approach. Instead of “been there, done that,” I will… Another phrase I don’t care for is been there, done that. I, personally, am not so cocky. I prefer the modest approach. Instead of “been […]

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George Carlin 2006

Last week I bought the George Carlin 2006 day calendar. There are a couple of upsides of buying a day calendar in February. One – it’s $3 instead of $15… Last week I bought the George Carlin 2006 day calendar. There are a couple of upsides of buying a day calendar in February. One – […]

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George Carlin Personal Interaction Comment of the Day

I enjoy young people because they’re really screwed up and don’t know what they are doing. I like that. I support all screwed-up people regardless of age. – from the… I enjoy young people because they’re really screwed up and don’t know what they are doing. I like that. I support all screwed-up people regardless […]

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George Carlin Pedagogical Insight of the Day

The idea that if kids wear uniforms to school, it helps keep order — bad theory. And it’s not even a new idea; I first saw it in old newsreels… The idea that if kids wear uniforms to school, it helps keep order — bad theory. And it’s not even a new idea; I first […]

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George Carlin Music Commentary of the Day

White people ought to understand … their job is to give people the blues, not to get them. And certainly not to sing or play them! I’ll tell you a… White people ought to understand … their job is to give people the blues, not to get them. And certainly not to sing or play […]

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George Carlin Pet Commentary of the Day

Dogs lead a nice life. You never see a dog with a wristwatch. – from the George Carlin Day Calendar for July 25, 2005 Dogs lead a nice life. You never see a dog with a wristwatch. – from the George Carlin Day Calendar for July 25, 2005

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George Carlin Social Commentary of the Day

One reason not to get a tattoo is that a tattoo is positive identification. No one should ever do anything to help the police, especially when you may be the… One reason not to get a tattoo is that a tattoo is positive identification. No one should ever do anything to help the police, especially […]

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George Carlin Political Statement of the Day

You’ll know that America has relaxed if we someday elect a president named Booger. If we get a president named Booger, Skeeter, T-Bone, or Downtown President Brown, you’ll know finally… You’ll know that America has relaxed if we someday elect a president named Booger. If we get a president named Booger, Skeeter, T-Bone, or Downtown […]

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George Carlin Disturbing Thought of the Day

Here’s my idea for another one of those “reality-based” TV shows: No Survivors! One by one, a psychopathic serial killer tracks down and kills all of the Survivor survivors. Think… Here’s my idea for another one of those “reality-based” TV shows: No Survivors! One by one, a psychopathic serial killer tracks down and kills all […]

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