Last Words is a compilation of George Carlin’s last performances before his death in 2008. The book contains transcripts of the comedian’s stand-up shows, as well as thoughts and musings on life that he penned shortly before his passing. Carlin was known for being outspoken and brutally honest, and this collection showcases that signature brand of humor at its finest. Whether he’s discussing the absurdity of language or railing against society’s norms, Carlin never fails to entertain and provoke thought with his wit and insight.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who appreciates George Carlin’s humor, or who wants to learn more about the late comedian. It contains excerpts from his stand-up shows as well as personal thoughts and reflections that he wrote shortly before his death.
- Carlin’s trademark wit and insight is on full display
- The material is fresh, even considering Carlin’s death a few years ago
- There are no cons that come to mind
- The book might be depressing for those who are fans of George Carlin and like to remember him in a happy light.
- Some readers may not find the transcripts of stand-up shows interesting or funny.
- The book was published posthumously, so there is always the possibility that it wasn’t edited as well as it could have been.
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George Carlin was an American stand-up comedian, social critic, actor and author. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential comedians of all time.
“If there was ever a comedian who deserved the title of ‘ genius ,’ it is George Carlin…This book is a testament to that genius.”
“This book is a must read for any George Carlin fan. It’s amazing to see how he tackles different topics in his last performances, and it’s clear that he was still firing on all cylinders up until the end.”
“Last Words is a fitting end to George Carlin’s illustrious career. These transcripts of his last performances are hilarious, insightful, and thought-provoking – everything you would expect from the Master of Satire. If you’re a fan of George Carlin, or simply appreciate stand-up comedy at its finest, then this book is definitely for you.”
“If you’re a fan of George Carlin’s comedy, this is definitely a book you’ll want to read. It contains transcripts of his last performances before he died in 2008, and it’s packed with the trademark humor that made him one of the most influential comedians of all time.”