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Life Is Worth Losing

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George Carlin is back and he's funnier than ever. The Atlantic Records companion album to the four-time Grammy Award-Winning comic's 13th HBO concert, Life is Worth Losing, is another Carlin classic, a collection of side-splitting riffs and splenetic rants that cut straight to the heart of 21st Century America. Recorded live at New York City's Beacon Theater, Life is Worth ...more
186 pages
Published January 10th 2006
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Algernon (Darth Anyan)
Aug 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2019

...so I'm interactive, I'm hyperactive
and from time to time I'm radioactive!
Behind the eight ball, ahead of the curve,
ridin' the wave, dodgin' the bullet,
pushin' the envelope!
I'm on point, on task, on message and off drugs!
I've got no need for coke and speed!
I've got no urge to binge and purge!
I'm in the moment, on the edge,
over the top, but under the radar...
A high-concept, low profile,
medium-range ballistic missionary...
A street-wise smart bomb,
a top-gun bottom-feeder...
I wear power ties, I
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Steven
Jul 24, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: american, comedy
George Carlin's deconstruction of rich America and dumb America is funny because it's not funny because it's true.
rahul
Jul 02, 2016 rated it it was ok
Audiobook.
Just so so by Carlin standards.
Dwight
Mar 01, 2019 rated it liked it
I was feeling a little depressed, so I thought "a funny comedian is the perfect answer!"

And then he started talking about how hilarious suicide is...

Ok, so most of the performance was fun. He made me laugh, I thought about some things in a different light, he really was a funny philosopher rather than a comedian but sometimes he pisses me off too.
Eli
May 17, 2017 rated it it was ok
I mean its true and it is excellently written/performed, but I cant seem to laugh or find it funny. I did pick a book called Life is worth losing, but I guess everything was too much for me.

If hed only lived to see the cherry or rather orange on top, hed have material for a whole series of unfortunate events books.
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Jack
Feb 13, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: audio
This is better watched than heard.
Wise Fool
Nov 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
George Carlin has a way of looking at the human race and stripping away the BS society we live in to show how we have lost our humanity.
It's funny and eye opening.
ENJOY!!!
Beau Williams
Aug 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
George Carlin is my spirit animal. That's all.
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George Denis Patrick Carlin was a Grammy-winning American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and philosopher.

Carlin was especially noted for his political and black humor and his observations on language, psychology, and religion along with many taboo subjects. Carlin and his "Seven Dirty Words" comedy routine were central to the 1978 U.S. Supreme Court case F.C.C. v. Pacifica Foundation, in which
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