As I reflect on the 'passing' of one of the most intelligent and provacative comedians of all time, I recall all the times he made me laugh. In fact, I have one of his CD's in my machine now, it has been there for weeks. Although I have heard his 'schitck' many, many times, I still find it funny. Kind of like the Three Stooges humor, you knew what was coming, but it made you laugh anyway.
Mr. George Carlin had that gift, he could make anyone laugh...pretty much about anything. And nothing was 'off limits' for this comic genius. Yes, he is coarse and crude, but, as he explains, they are just words. And that is what I will miss the most, his words. May you rest in peace, Mr. Carlin.
I am posting a couple of his more recent "thoughts" and be warned, it will contain language that some will consder offensive: