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George Carlin Lands Street Honour In New York

10th July 2014

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...

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Fascinating Fact 12841

10th February 2012

The daughter of late comedy legend George Carlin has landed her own radio show. The Kelly Carlin Show will air on satellite broadcaster Sirius XM's Raw Dog Comedy channel from Sunday (12Feb12) and will feature...

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Carlin's Memoir Set For Release

14th July 2009

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...

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Carlin Wins Comedy Grammy

8th February 2009

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...

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Carlin Honoured With Comedy Award

11th November 2008

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...

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Comics Line Up To Pay Tribute To Carlin

17th September 2008

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...

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Carlin Remembered By Comics + Friends

1st July 2008

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...

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Fascinating Fact 5515

25th June 2008

JERRY SEINFELD wrote comedian GEORGE CARLIN's eulogy in Tuesday's (24Jun08) New York Times newspaper. Carlin died following a heart attack on Sunday (22Jun08)....

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Carlin Lands Posthumous Mark Twain Prize

24th June 2008

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)...

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Stiller And Leno Pay Tribute To Carlin

24th June 2008

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...

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Carlin, "Footnote In History," Dead At 71

23rd June 2008

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,"...

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Comedy Great George Carlin Dies Aged 71

23rd June 2008

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

23rd June 2008

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...

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Fascinating Fact 5483

18th June 2008

Controversial comic GEORGE CARLIN is to be honoured with the 11th Mark Twain Prize for American Humour at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. in November (08)....

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The Things They Say 199

13th September 2005

"This world is a big theatre-in-the-round as far as I'm concerned, and I'd love to watch it spin itself into oblivion. Tune in and watch the human adventure. It's a cursed, doomed species, but it's...

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Carlin Recalls Cocaine Interview With Carradine

13th September 2005

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...

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Carlin Comes Clean About Sobering Rehab Experience

12th September 2005

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...

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Penn Gillette Blasts Cinema Boss Over Film Ban

26th July 2005

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,...

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Carlin Checks Into Rehab

28th December 2004

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...

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Carlin Prays For Alien Help

2nd November 2004

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...

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Carlin's Book Pulled From Wal-mart Stores

1st November 2004

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...

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Affleck's Surprise For Movie Dad Carlin

22nd March 2004

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...

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Carlin Praises Affleck's Planned J.lo Mocking

11th March 2004

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...

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Ja Rule Joins Scary Movie Cast

12th June 2003

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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