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. Politically incorrect comic and Grammy winner Carlin has shown no signs of George Carlin, Author NAPALM AND SILLY PUTTY George $ (p) ISBN .
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Spending more than 15 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list in hardcover, George Carlin, the thinking person’s comic, has made it very clear how successful he is at the transition from stage to page. I miss George Carlin so much. May 27, Ram kumar rated it it was amazing. I happen to like George Carlin and his irreverence and fearlessness. Dec 06, Josh C.
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You will find yourself laughing aloud, especially when caught off guard by an absurd “short take”. Jun 09, JZ rated it it was amazing Shelves: I have always liked his comedy and always thought that he was more of a writer than a performer, with eac To pktty, this is the second book included in my larger napqlm book An Orgy Of George: Read reviews that mention george carlin silly putty napalm and silly brain droppings short takes new material carlin fan facial expressions years ago old man hbo specials sacred cows buy this book get me wrong death wishes letter words politically incorrect read this book bought this book high school.
My one regret in my life thus far is not seeing him live when I have 2 opportunities to do so. Napal, perhaps ‘vomit’ is too strong a word. One person found this helpful. Sad, but about right. Set up a giveaway. Thankfully I can say that it is a book I say good riddance to. But I did go from cover to cover, reading the parts that I found at least mildly amusing.
If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Share your thoughts with other customers. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Read more Read less. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. It’s hilarious, short, fun, and covers a massive variety of topics from politics to things that we all think about but never say.
Jul 31, Michael Kress rated it really liked it Shelves: Overall, well worth the price! He’s the guy who dares say what the rest of us hesitate even to think.
There are many more musings like this in the book, many touching on subjects carrlin death, abortion, war, and sexuality.
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I guess the humor was too lame. So this books is a rambling. English Choose a language for shopping.
Sold by Friendlyfamily and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. The fragmented format carlkn colloquial style of writing suggest that much of this laugh-out-loud book is drawn directly from Carlin’s stage act. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. He was a frequent performer and guest host on The Tonight Show during the three-decade Johnny Carson era, and was also the first person to host Saturday Night Live.
Some people just don’t know when to stop filming. I tried to give up heroin, but my efforts were all in vein. If you don’t laugh while reading this book, you need to see a doctor. Most sentences in the book could be lifted out to stand alone and provoke deep thought: I did feel, however, that this book focused more on language, like why certain napal are used, why Americans changed words to make nnapalm sound better than they are, and this was incredibly interesting to me.
Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The book starts off with some petty stuff kind of like most of the material in Brain Droppings, but later it gets into the political commentary I was craving. Some serious laugh out loud moments. Feb 29, University of Chicago Magazine silyl it Shelves: You know how we got it?
Pick this one up and prepare to lose faith in humanity while laughing out loud. It consists of one liner type jokes and some stories that are jokes.
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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Would his jokes be equally funny when they were written down and not performed? The chapters didn’t have a thematical connection most of the times but throughout the book there were several chapters with Short Takes and The Evening News.
I think Carlin is best in one to two sentences at a time. Aug 30, Kristal Cooper rated it liked it. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Still good though, especially because it’s like spending a few hours with Carlin’s act.
It was not always the smoothest read, with some of what he said being something that directly contradicts what I believe.