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George Carlin: Life Is Worth Losing (2005)

George Carlin continues making people laugh with his 13th HBO stand-up special.

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Rocco Urbisci

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George Carlin
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George Carlin continues making people laugh with his 13th HBO stand-up special.

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Some look at life on the bright side. He prefers the grave side.


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English

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5 November 2005 (USA) See more »

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

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Trivia

George Carlin originally intended to title his previous special "I Kinda Like It When a Lot of People Die". But the terrorist attack on New York City on 11 September 2001 caused him to change the title to George Carlin: Complaints & Grievances (2001). Carlin intended to use the same original title for this special. But due to the recent disaster of Hurricane Katrina he again changed the title, but this time to something similar. See more »

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George Carlin: I got 341 days sober and next year is my 50th anniversary in show business. Let's do a fuckin' show, huh?
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Alternate Versions

In the original live broadcast, the audience's welcoming applause went on for so long that Carlin was unable to begin his opening joke resulting in several false starts. This has been cut from all subsequent versions. See more »

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Follows On Location: Carlin at Carnegie (1983) See more »

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George Carlin is the lord of undisputed truth of times and comedy
14 October 2019 | by the_movie_addictSee all my reviews

George Carlin is the lord of undisputed truth of times and comedy and even 15 years now and 50000 years later, he is going to remain the truth-teller and the greatest storyteller seen on this planet.

George Carlin: Life Is Worth Losing is a part of George Carlin HBO Specials, which I hope HBO will release alongside other Carlin shows on HBO MAX and other streaming services, and also one of the last Carlin shows that just gets FISHING better with the best.

This Specials as the title suggests talks about how death, killing and suicide are the best things instead of having the life and doing nothing special and how our societies (not just American society or American dream) and the govt in power has just promoted and pumped up the chances of life not worth having.

The best part with George Carlin and his works including books and his recorded audiobooks is that they are timeless, urgent and highly relatable and with each of his later works, he has gone towards more truth and more reality. In 2019, we are hardly seeing anybody talking about truth apart from abuses and booze and girls and other bullsh!t and comedians today are saving us from truth and reality that George Carlin already told us before world could k!ll him with charges, abuses, indecencies, and simply telling them the truth.

At last, George Carlin deserves another life and another watch. And this one just hits the bullseye too many times.


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