In Napalm & Silly Putty, George Carlin, the thinking person’s comic, offers a hilarious new collection of razor-sharp observations on God, language, death, pets. More Napalm and Silly Putty has ratings and 27 reviews. Steven said: This is a hellarious commentary on American life looked at side ways by George C. Comedian George Carlin, author of a book of comic essays, Napalm and Silly Putty, talks about the indignities and uselessness of going through airport security.
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Return to Book Page. First of all this is a book that needs a giant warning label on it.
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It’s an interesting mix carrlin humor, observations, and just plain oddness. Carlin is funny, but genuinely angry and poignant at times: It’s great as always but there is so much reused material from his stand up that I can’t rate it higher. Live and let live, that’s what I say. I love his comedy, his outlook on humanity.
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I knew what I was getting when I started this book — one of the many books written by the late George Carlin. Share your thoughts with other customers. But Carlin got more angry and bitter as he got older, and it showed in his work. In Hawaii they say, “aloha. However I do recommend this book because if you are a fan you will gladly listen to the same material again and enjoy new material as well.
But apparently only when swallowed in small amounts over a long period of time. Refresh and try again. Sadly, just not the same. Most sentences in the book coul Amazon.
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Israeli murderers are called “commandos,” Arab commandos are called “terrorists. I am a bigger fan of his more thought out opinions when he really breaks down the absurdity of whatever it is that he’s talking about. Most sentences in the book coul. We get to choose which forms of life we feel are sacred, and we get to kill the rest.
Besides, Carlin had this very characteristic way of expressing himself and he maintained it as it was, with all the profanities and the satirical comments. I jak najbardziej jest to komplement. Sure, his language is offensive to some people, and despite not using this kind of language myself, I still couldn’t help, but to find his writing entertaining.
Well, I mean, life is sacred? That’s why they elected – and reelected – Bill Clinton.
He can do an extended bit too, most memorably the transcript of Jesus on a talk show plugging his new tell-all memoir about the Trinity, Three’s a Crowd. A disciple of Lenny Bruce, he placed second on the Comedy Central cable television network list of the 10 greatest stand-up comedians, ahead of Bruce and behind Richard Pryor. Although these were mentioned to be his trademarks they were definitely turn-offs to me.
Oct 20, Cheralyn rated it really liked it.
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Sep 23, Steven Walle rated it it was amazing. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Nothing is sacred to Carlin’s wit.
If you like Carlin, you’ll understand that. Carlin’s mids stand-up routines focused on the flaws in modern-day America.
Sad, but about right. Brain Droppings was first published inand I feel like this might have been a low-point in his career, when the material he was putting out was just not that amazing. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
There are many more musings like this in the book, many touching on subjects like death, abortion, war, and sexuality. Yet another book by George. I wonder what Carlin would have to say about current events. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. He covers a wide range of issues from rape and religion to the homeless: Thousands of years, and all the best wars, too.
Life is brutal like napalm, but Carlin’s philosophy was to sit back and laugh at all the idiots the same way you do with silly putty. I felt like most of the material in Brain Droppings teorge petty and not that funny, and I was looking for that subversive commentary on society that Carlin’s stand-up comedy was so famous for. They said that in nature all systems are breaking down, and I thought, What a wonderful thing; perhaps I can make some small contribution to this process, myself. Geezer rants and clever insights into human nature organized into a collection of George’s brain farts.
This country is only years old, and already we’ve had ten major wars. Pretty neat deal, huh? Well, I must say I don’t care for that sort of thing. Just goes to demonstrate the power of the printed word.