George Carlin: Complaints & Grievances (2001)

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In "Complaints & Grievances," George Carlin's 12th HBO comedy special, taped at the Beacon Theater in New York on November 17, 2001 (ten weeks after 9/11), Carlin casts his usual jaundiced ... See full summary »

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In "Complaints & Grievances," George Carlin's 12th HBO comedy special, taped at the Beacon Theater in New York on November 17, 2001 (ten weeks after 9/11), Carlin casts his usual jaundiced eye on America and its inhabitants.From the events of 9/11, to the Ten Commandments, to why you should never stop if you run someone over with your car, nothing is sacred to this 45-year veteran of the comedy scene. Self-help books, answering machines, gun nuts, visors, motivational seminars, pictures of children, singers with one name, hot air balloons and guys named Todd; take your pick. They all come in for a special, closer Carlin look in this latest hilarious collection. Written by Anonymous

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George Carlin: By now, everybody's supposed to know that when it comes to survival - staying alive - you know, you have to be... you can't be too picky and choosy about the company you're going to keep. You know? Sometimes you have to cooperate with some kind of unsavory people: people you don't like, people you don't trust, people you don't respect. The kind of people you might not even invite into your own home. So, for that reason, tonight I'm announcing my intention to cooperate with the United States ...
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Genius!
10 December 2002 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

Very few true geniuses in the comedy world. Bruce, Williams and a few more. Carlin is professor emeritus of any that have been or may ever be. Long after you've laughed till you're crying you'll begin to think about what he said. Then, watch out! You're in for a long night.


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