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George Carlin's Daughter: 'Dad Would Have Loved Street Honour'

Funnyman George Carlin's daughter is adamant the street renamed in his honour on Wednesday (22Oct14) would have "meant so much to him".The Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure star has been commemorated in his native New...

George Carlin Lands Street Honour In New York

Late U.S. comedian George Carlin has landed his own street honour in New York.Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation on Wednesday (09Jul14) allowing a block in the comic's native Morningside Heights neighbourhood to be renamed...

Carlin's Memoir Set For Release

GEORGE CARLIN's LAST WORDS are set to be published more than a year after his death - the comedian's autobiography will hit store shelves this November (09).The funnyman died in June 2008 at the age...

Carlin Wins Comedy Grammy

Comedy legend GEORGE CARLIN was honoured posthumously at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (08Feb09) with the Best Comedy Album prize.The late star's daughter Kelly accepted on her father's behalf and promised to take better care...

Carlin Honoured With Comedy Award

Late comedian GEORGE CARLIN has been honoured with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humour in a glittering ceremony in Washington. Celebrities including Joan Rivers, Jon Stewart and Lily Tomlin lined up to pay tribute...

Comics Line Up To Pay Tribute To Carlin

JOAN RIVERS and DENIS LEARY will be among the comics paying tribute to the late GEORGE CARLIN when he's honoured with a posthumous Mark Twain Prize for Humour in November (08). Carlin died in June...

Carlin Remembered By Comics + Friends

Funnyman GEORGE CARLIN was remembered in Los Angeles on Sunday (29Jun08) as fellow comics joined his family and friends at a closed memorial service. Bill Maher and Garry Shandling were among the comedians paying tribute...

Carlin Lands Posthumous Mark Twain Prize

Late comedy legend GEORGE CARLIN is set to become the first posthumous celebrity to be awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The 71-year-old star was announced as the recipient of this year's (08)...

Stiller And Leno Pay Tribute To Carlin

Funnymen BEN STILLER and JAY LENO have paid tribute to late comedy great GEORGE CARLIN, who suffered a fatal heart attack on Sunday (22Jun08) at the age of 71. Carlin, who notched up 130 appearances...

Carlin, "Footnote In History," Dead At 71

Comedian George Carlin, whose "Seven Words You Can Never Say on TV" routine lifted him to what he himself described as "a footnote in American legal history" that he was "perversely kind of proud of,"...

Comedy Great George Carlin Dies Aged 71

Stand-up comedy legend George Carlin has died of heart failure at the age of 71.His publicist Jeff Abraham said the New Yorker had checked into St. John's Health Centre in Santa Monica on Sunday and...

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Carlin Dies At 71

Controversial comedian GEORGE CARLIN has died. He was 71. The star, known for his edgy and provocative stand up routines, died of heart failure at a Los Angeles hospital on Sunday (22Jun08). Carlin, who had...

Carlin Recalls Cocaine Interview With Carradine

US comic GEORGE CARLIN once interviewed actor DAVID CARRADINE on late night TV while high on cocaine. The JERSEY GIRL star was hosting pal JOHNNY CARSON's top-rated THE TONIGHT SHOW when the KUNG FU...

Carlin Comes Clean About Sobering Rehab Experience

Comedian GEORGE CARLIN felt "unworthy" during his recent stint in rehab, because his booze and drugs problems were nothing compared to the addictions of those in counselling with him. The JERSEY GIRL star checked...

Penn Gillette Blasts Cinema Boss Over Film Ban

LATEST: Illusionist-turned-movie producer PENN GILLETTE has blasted AMC Theatres boss DICK WALSH for banning his new film from cinemas across America. AMC Film Group Chairman Walsh took offence to Gillette's new documentary THE ARISTOCRATS,...

Carlin Checks Into Rehab

Comedian GEORGE CARLIN is set to start the new year (05) in rehab after confessing he's battling an alcohol and drug problem. The JERSEY GIRL star, 67, has issued a statement to the media in...

Carlin Prays For Alien Help

American comedian-turned-actor GEORGE CARLIN is praying for aliens to fix the world's problems. The JERSEY GIRL star fears the trend of solving technology's problems with more technology will cripple and kill mankind, and he's...

Carlin's Book Pulled From Wal-mart Stores

Comedian and actor GEORGE CARLIN's new book WHEN WILL JESUS BRING THE PORK CHOPS has been taken off shelves at all WAL-MART stores across America because the cover is considered blasphemous. Bosses at America's...

Affleck's Surprise For Movie Dad Carlin

BEN AFFLECK surprised his new movie dad GEORGE CARLIN by bursting in on a taped interview with the comedian to thank him for playing his father. Affleck was rehearsing for his stint on American...

Carlin Praises Affleck's Planned J.lo Mocking

Comedian GEORGE CARLIN has praised BEN AFFLECK's willingness to mock his failed romance with JENNIFER LOPEZ on live TV on Saturday night (13MAR04). The Hollywood hunk will host weekly comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE...

Ja Rule Joins Scary Movie Cast

Rapper JA RULE and comedian GEORGE CARLIN have become the latest stars to sign up for cameos in SCARY MOVIE 3. The spoof comedy, currently being filmed in Canada, already features cameo appearances by...

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The Intern - Trailer

The Intern - Trailer

Starring Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway, 'The Intern' has been directed and written by Academy Award nominated Nancy Meyers

Gwen Stefani & Gavin Rossdale Are Divorcing, Ending 13 Years Of Marriage

Gwen Stefani & Gavin Rossdale Are Divorcing, Ending 13 Years Of Marriage

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale are divorcing after 13 years of marriage.

‘Game Of Thrones’: Max Von Sydow Will Play The Three-Eyed Raven In Season 6

‘Game Of Thrones’: Max Von Sydow Will Play The Three-Eyed Raven In Season 6

Max Von Sydow has been cast as the Three-Eyed Raven in ‘Game of Thrones’.

Deadpool - Teaser Trailer

Deadpool - Teaser Trailer

'Deadpool' is the latest film in the Marvel franchise, starring Ryan Reynolds who previously embodied the role in 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine'.

Radkey - Dark Black Makeup Album Review

Radkey - Dark Black Makeup Album Review

With 'Dark Black Makeup', Radkey have delivered a solid, straight-up rock record with riffs that are raw and full of energy.

The Elephant Man - London - July 2015 Live Review

The Elephant Man - London - July 2015 Live Review

British theatre fans rejoiced when they heard that Bradley Cooper was coming to the West End for a limited UK run of 'The Elephant Man'.

Spotlight - Trailer

Spotlight - Trailer

'Spotlight' is based on the 2002 findings of the Boston Globe team, whose detective work won them the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service.

Amy Schumer Teams Up With Senator Cousin To Call For Tougher Gun Control

Amy Schumer Teams Up With Senator Cousin To Call For Tougher Gun Control

Amy Schumer has made an emotional plea for tighter gun control legislation at a press conference organised by Senator Chuck Schumer