George Carlin’s been working the crowd since “the counterculture” became “the over-the-counter culture” around or so; his new book, Brain Droppings. The Paperback of the Brain Droppings by George Carlin at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!. Description. Grammy® Award Winner! In Brain Droppings, Carlin brings to audio his singular brand of comedic satire that has made him a favorite of stage.
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In George we trust. Hey, you know what? My favorite part was the story of a tribe leader first introduced Ritual Human Sacrifice; it was a totally cxrlin and hilarious piece of writing. It was how he mocked them. Carlin with a series of questions that came up during the reading.
You got your 8 x 10 autographed picture of Drew Carey, a large can of gorgonzola-flavored Cheez Whiz, a small, unopened packet of brown confetti, a relief map of Corsica, and a family-size jar of peppermint-flavored, petrified egg whites. Provoked the powers that be.
I got a kick out of George Carlin’s in your face, irreverent style of humor. I was in my high school English class, when our instructor wanted us to choose a book to read, and afterwards, write the author with questions that came up during the reading.
Luckily, he translated all of these things to words in his book both of ’em actually. What I like about this is that we get to see the mind of a great comic at work in the initial “thinking out loud” stage — throwing every idea at us, as though he had written down on little scraps of paper and then compiled every good and not-so-good half-baked idea he’d ever birthed.
The book is an excellent primer but you would be better and very well-served to listen to the direct source material — his 20 or so albums listen to the 70s stuff as well, it is just as funny now. After reading, I wrote Mr.
George Carlin is one of my favorite comedians who made grumpy cynical 60 year olds cool. Brain Droppings was adapted for audio by Carlin himself and comes with the inimitable Carlin timing and delivery—making it clever, laugh-out-loud humor. My dad introduced me to George when I was 9. Want to Read saving…. I have too much stuff, I continue to collect stuff, I’ve wished I had a bigger house for my stuff, I’ve gone on vacation bringing too much stuff and then buying Absolutely hilarious!!
And so you relax in Honolulu on that basis. I think that the late George Carlin was probably one of the funniest men who ever graced the entertainment industry. First of all, unlike some other gods I could mention, I can see the sun. Definitely the George I remember and made me miss him all the more.
Snack on chewy one-liners like “A meltdown sounds like fu George Carlin’s been working the crowd since “the counterculture” became “the over-the-counter culture” around or so; his new book, Brain Droppingssurfs on three decades of touring-in-support. I greatly enjoyed this book. But Brain Droppings was a letdown, of sorts.
With its erudite appeal, Brain Droppings is perfect for listeners looking for a quick shot of brainy merriment as well as long-time Carlin fans seeking a bigger dose of his entertaining take on life. Huge fan of George Carlin’s stand-up comedy; in fact, he’s in my top three. That’s right, my friend! A disciple of Lenny Bruce, he placed second on the Comedy Central cable television dropings list of the 10 greatest stand-up carlkn, ahead of Bruce and behind Richard Pryor.
They would stop functioning almost completely, except deep in their minds they would have adventures and experiences that were completely impossible in real life.
Similar to my experience reading the book, I got quite a few chuckles but felt I was spending a lot droppinbs time staring at the computer screen waiting for GC to say something funny. So I will just end this review with “Miss Ya George Of course, some women have pockets, and some guys have purses. What I don’t like about this is, well, bain very same thing. In typical Carlin fashion, he ridicules m I listened to this on audio book during a long road trip, and it was perfect for that because there’s no plot to follow and not a lot of intricate details that you must understand while you’re concentrating on the road.
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That’s what life is all about, tryin’ to find a place for your stuff! Gotta keep on gettin’ more stuff. Jul 11, Rachel rated it liked it. Or whatever room they put you in, there’s usually a dresser or a nightstand, and there’s never any room on it for your stuff. It’s refreshing to find an intelligent and truly compassionate person in show business! Barnicle was suspended for the action. I bought the book at a used book store and that’s where it’ll return to.
That’s the stuff you check onto the plane. Usually I put down a book that I’m not enjoying but I had heard such good things about this one and I wanted to give it every chance I could. If you like sarcastic, mean and irreverent humor you might enjoy this.
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You got stuff in the overhead rack, stuff under the seat, stuff in the seat pocket, and stuff in your lap. The book is really just a bunch of his regular comedic material.
And you know that even though you’re a long way from home, you must be OK because you do droopings a good supply of peppermint-flavored petrified egg whites. I don’t think that many colleges accept dissertations on comedians but hey, if they do, I have a kick ass one in the works. Jul 31, Jill Hutchinson rated it it was amazing Shelves: You gotta take care of your stuff.