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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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. But the more I look around the more I think it might not be a bad idea. I liked George Carlin, but this book was a bit too much. I wonder what Carlin would have to say about current events. If not, one could be in for a rude awakening. Life is brutal like napalm, but Carlin’s philosophy was to sit back and laugh at all the idiots the same way you do with silly putty.

Dude, I loved this book. And he makes some startling observations, including: Reading this boook seems to me to be a disjointed narrative of complaints and the humor didn’t translate for me. Nov 24, Will Johnson rated it really liked it Shelves: My one regret in my life thus far is not seeing him live when I have 2 opportunities to do so. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. It is that or she was a sailor. Stop what you’re doing and read it now so I can turn the page and keep While I have watched and listened to the great comic, I’ve never actually read one of his books before.


However I do recommend this book because if you are a fan you will gladly listen to the same material again and enjoy new material as well. But Carlin got more angry and bitter as he got older, and it showed in his work.

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Carlin’s mids stand-up routines focused on the flaws in modern-day America. Few comics make the transition from stage to page as smoothly or successfully as George Carlin. Bethany Justine rated it really liked it Jul 19, Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

I had the unimaginable luck of having friends with good taste who owned this book so I didn’t have to run around town searching the libraries for it I live in Romania and we have pretty crappy libraries. I must admit that I much prefer his live concerts than his books, although a lot of the materials for his books come from his concerts.

Thank god Carlin stayed low on the corporate sily chain and high on his own napalk idiosyncratic ideas! The owner of a Florida massage parlor has been arrested by police. Dec 27, Wayland Smith rated it it was ok.

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. George Denis Patrick Carlin was a Grammy-winning American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and philosopher.

You will find yourself laughing aloud, especially when caught off guard by an absurd “short take”. I should think it takes a fairly low intellect to draw pleasure from the feorge activity: He sure comes across as a curmudgeon here.

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Frankly, all but his final book leave the impression that Carlin was a man bitter at the world, lashing out at everything he critique. Call me old-fashioned but I insist that my flight stop.

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One person found this helpful. Basically if you love Carlin, you will enjoy this book. Mar 20, Son Tung rated it really liked it. He can do an extended bit too, most memorably the transcript of Jesus on a talk willy plugging his new tell-all memoir about the Trinity, Three’s a Crowd.

For the age that he seems to be I am surprised that his mother didn’t keep a mountain of soap for just washing his mouth out. Carlin was especially noted for his political and black humor and his observations on language, silpy, and religion along with many taboo subjects.

He was a dirty, foul-mouthed son of a bitch, but he said what he thought and n In honor of Carlin’s unfortunate passing from this world to the next, I thought that I would spend some time involved in personal reflection and active remembrance by perusing one of geirge humor encapsulation modules.