You Are All Diseased by George Carlin | 75679282828 | CD | Barnes & Noble
You Are All Diseased

You Are All Diseased

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by George Carlin
     
 
As the years progress, George Carlin only gets angrier -- and, considering that the world is just getting more ridiculous, that may be the only response. Fortunately, his anger keeps him sharp, and that's why he's still fascinating and funny in 1999, when most of his peers have dried up. The key to his success is that he doesn't continue to recycle his routines -- he

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As the years progress, George Carlin only gets angrier -- and, considering that the world is just getting more ridiculous, that may be the only response. Fortunately, his anger keeps him sharp, and that's why he's still fascinating and funny in 1999, when most of his peers have dried up. The key to his success is that he doesn't continue to recycle his routines -- he writes new material which illustrates that he's not just a comedian, he's a commentator. He tackles a number of subjects on You Are All Diseased, from familiar items like "Airport Security" to the silly cigar boom of the late '90s, television, religion, and "American Bullshit." Some of this is dead-on and some of it suffers from a delivery that is a bit too reminiscent of past routines, but it's all entertaining and the best of it ranks with the best of his past work. Not many comedians could claim that their latter-day work is as good as the stuff that made their name, and that's a strong testament to Carlin's skills, talent and wit.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/18/1999
Label:
Atlantic
UPC:
0075679282828
catalogNumber:
92828
Rank:
22049

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