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 Carlin faced something he rarely faced in his stand-up comedy career — dying.

He was a frequent performer and guest host on The Tonight Show during the three-decade Johnny Carson era, and was also droppnigs first person to host Saturday Night Live. Feb 02, Nicholas Armstrong rated it really liked it. Nov 29, Girish rated it liked it.

And whisper, ‘The creature is regenerating itself. Jul 11, Rachel rated it liked it. 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.

This book is typical Carlin At times reflective, at times sociopathic, and always pretty random, this is a collection of Carlin’s random thoughts, from global warming to Baby boomers, to oxymoronic words.

Guys have stuff in their pockets; women have stuff in their purses. Sample “It turned out I was pretty good in science. Carlin being hilarious and all. Writer and television commentator Mike Barnicle supposedly lifted material from the book, without accreditation, and presented it as his own. Inside, I found a picture of George that was autographed as such, “Too many questions, George Carlin”.


You look down and see all the little piles of stuff. My favorite sections in all of his books are cralin Short Takes. Just the stuff you hope you’re gonna need.

Brain Droppings by George Carlin on iTunes

When the sun returns, I will resume my life. It’s impossible to imagine comedians such as Mitch Hedberg and Steven Wright existing without Carlin’s example. I didn’t want to walk away without leaving a footprint, though. Carlin with a series of questions that came up during the reading.

April Learn how and when to remove dropoings template message. Just the stuff you really like; the stuff that fits you well that month.

You could just walk around all the time. There are some small essays that are really good, despite often being not originally new material, things droppingz heard him say before. There’s a lot to be said for his comedy, a large part being delivery, but it is also how and what he chooses to talk about.

Since there was a 3-year gap between the printed book and the audiobook, a few things were changed due to changes in both Carlin’s personal life and in the world in general. This article relies too much on references to primary sources.

Brain Droppings by George Carlin

August Learn how and when to remove this template message. The ‘fourth version’ of your stuff. We’re gonna hafta go out and buy. That’s all your house is: This book induced absolutely hysterical laughing fits, so much that the other people in my house would come to check on me and make sure I was alright, only to have my hilarity spread to them without even hearing more than one or two words, which was all I could get out before cracking up again.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. According to the cover, the book contains “jokes, notions, doubts, opinions, questions, thoughts, beliefs, assertions, assumptions, and disturbing references” and “comedy, nonsense, satire, mockery, merriment, sarcasm, ridicule, silliness, bluster, and toxic alienation”.

You gotta have a place for your stuff.

Brain Droppings

Or maybe you could sell some of your stuff. Carlin did observational humor better than Seinfeld, shock humor better than the equally deceased Sam Kinison, ranting topical humor better than the now Republ Recycled gold. Jul 28, Michael Kress rated it liked it Shelves: It seems your aunt has died. Bruce forged space for free political speech, free editorial conviction. Carlin did not do this. You got stuff in the trunk. We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. Carlin was especially noted for his political and black humor and his observations on language, psychology, and religion along with many taboo subjects.

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. Still, if you’re a fan of this sarcastic semanticist who’s given Bad Attitude not necessarily a good name, but at least a comfy bank account, by all means rush out and snag Brain Droppings.

Oct 23, David rated it it was ok Shelves: Despite of all that, I worked my way through it, telling myself it would get better.