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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Still good though, especially because it’s like spending a few hours with Carlin’s act. Nothing sacred about those things. He doesn’t care if he offends people, which is actually refreshing.

You believe in it? May 27, Ram kumar rated it it was amazing. He gets VERY dark in a few places, cqrlin more than in his usual routines. It sounded a little pathetic.

He comes across like an philosopher except really angry and bitter about things in the world. Books by George Carlin. M rated it it was amazing Feb 22, The whole point of a comedy routine is to interact with others, soliciting reactions and feeding off of them.

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Again, what made Carlin so funny was his presence on stage and his rapid fire delivery about his perception of the world. Lists with This Book. May 25, JBP rated it liked it Shelves: He covers xilly wide range of issues from rape and religion to the homeless: Your birth certificate is proof of guilt.

Because we get a lot of practice. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Why do they bother saying “raw sewage”?


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These are the kind of thoughts that kept me from moving quickly up the corporate ladder. Oct 08, Scott Neal Reilly rated it it was ok Recommends it for: One must also be aware that Carlin uses language that can be very offensive to many people. If you like his style, go grab it, if not, don’t even think of reading it.

While George Carlin is eminently funny, I noticed the same problem with this book as I did with Stephen Colbert’s book. I recently bought a book of free verse.

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Still good though, especially because it’s like spending a few The great thing about this audio book is that it is read by Carlin himself, teorge to hear him unleash on whatever topics he might be ranting about, is a wonderful thing indeed.

How to Talk Dirty and Influence People: When Carlin’s in a more reflective mood, he reveals, “I couldn’t commit suicide if my life depended on it,” and ponders the really big questions, like “Is a vegetarian permitted to eat animal crackers?

Carlin fans will find most of the material in this book familiar as it is also seen in his stand-up which is okay, most comedians do that.

You have to factor in the cost of bypass surgery. He was a frequent performer and guest host on The Tonight Show during the three-decade Johnny Carson era, and was also the first person to host Saturday Night Live. I have always liked his comedy and always thought that he was more of a writer than a performer, with each bit having unique and descriptive language, rehearsed extensively. Another hilarious read from Mr. I don’t have time for fine distinctions.


George Carlin used to be great, georg he has fallen a long way. I enjoy Carlin’s stand up.

You can’t go wrong with Carlin. Oct 08, Kevin McAllister rated it really liked it. But when you actually see some of these hateful words on the printed page, they are quite jarring. Sep 15, Gene Fiebich rated it really liked it.

Why do they bother saying “raw sewage”? Somewhere, someone feels crappy. I highly recommend it for any Carlin fan. He often took on contemporary political issues in the United States and satirized the excesses of American culture. I’m just going to come out and say it, George Carlin is the greatest comedian of all time and everything he does is magical.

With that all said, enjoy! Dec 06, Josh C. Be the first to ask a question about More Napalm and Silly Putty.

Thousands of years, and all the best wars, too. Would his jokes be equally funny when they were written down and not performed? Looking back, I realize that my life has been a series of incidents where one person has said to another, “Get this asshole outta here! I tried puty give up heroin, but my efforts were all in vein.