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George Carlin: Complaints & Grievances (2001)

In "Complaints & Grievances," George Carlin's 12th HBO comedy special, taped at the Beacon Theater in New York on November 17, 2001 (ten weeks after 9/11), Carlin casts his usual jaundiced ... See full summary »

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Rocco Urbisci

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George Carlin
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In "Complaints & Grievances," George Carlin's 12th HBO comedy special, taped at the Beacon Theater in New York on November 17, 2001 (ten weeks after 9/11), Carlin casts his usual jaundiced eye on America and its inhabitants.From the events of 9/11, to the Ten Commandments, to why you should never stop if you run someone over with your car, nothing is sacred to this 45-year veteran of the comedy scene. Self-help books, answering machines, gun nuts, visors, motivational seminars, pictures of children, singers with one name, hot air balloons and guys named Todd; take your pick. They all come in for a special, closer Carlin look in this latest hilarious collection. Written by Anonymous

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English

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17 November 2001 (USA) See more »

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George Carlin: I Kinda Like It When a Lot of People Die See more »

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1.33 : 1
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George Carlin: Here's another unfortunate pack of mutants who ought to be penciled in for a sudden visit from the Angel of Death: these guys, these *guys* who can't tell you about a phone call they had without giving you this shit...
[uses his thumb and pinkie to pretend he is making a phone call]
George Carlin: The fucking pinkie and the thumb. Like they attended mime college, studied under Marcel Marceau. "So I call her up, you know, and I'm talking to her, and she fucking hangs up on me. So I hang up on her, and she calls...
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dont listen to what they say!
1 August 2002 | by xCorbinxSee all my reviews

Yes, he does talk about toenails and lip crud....but the thing about this material is that its TRUE. All the people that said it wasn't funny said that because they know they do all that all the time and are embarassed! We are just human! Our bodies and minds have evolved enough to the point where we find it amusing to flatulate and play with our toenails. Live with it! Classic Carlin does include him noticing things we do but don't talk about! You are not any better of a person to say you do not do this things, so get over it. Anyways, this was a good show, not one of his best i agree, but good none-the-less. Get both of his books (Brain Droppings, and Napalm and Silly Putty) to get all his A material throughout the years, trust me.


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