Carlin in May 2008, in ane o his last public performances.
|Born||George Denis Patrick Carlin|
12 Mey 1937
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
|Died||22 Juin 2008 (aged 71)|
Santa Monica, Californie, U.S.
Cause o daith
|Thrift||Staund-up comedian, actor, social creetic, author|
|Hauf-marrae(s)||Brenda Hosbrook (m. 1961; d. 1997)|
Sally Wade (m. 1998; his daith 2008)
|Medium||Staund-up, televeesion, film, beuks, radio|
|Genres||Chairacter comedy, observational comedy, wird play, satire, poleetical satire, black comedy, surreal humour, sarcasm, blue comedy|
|Subject(s)||American cultur, American Inglis, everyday life, antitheism, recreational drug uise, daith, filosofie, sports, human behaviour, American politics, patriotism, faimily, parentin, bairns, releegion, profanity, psychology, race relations, auld age, pop cultur, naitionalism, sel-deprecation, masculinity, poleetical alienation|
George Denis Patrick Carlin (Mey 12, 1937 – Juin 22, 2008) wis an American staund-up comedian, actor, social creetic an author. Carlin wis notit for his black comedy an his thochts on politics, the Inglis leid, psychology, releegion, an various taboo subjects. Carlin an his "Seiven dirty wirds" comedy routine war central tae the 1978 U.S. Supreme Coort case F.C.C. v. Pacifica Foundation, in which a 5–4 decision affirmed the govrenment's pouer tae regulate indecent material on the public airwaves.
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Sullivan, James (2010). Seven Dirty Words: The Life and Crimes of George Carlin. Da Capo Press. Retrieved June 10, 2014.