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    one of the all times greats....this is a sad day

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080623/people_nm/carlin_dc_1

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Comedian George Carlin, a counter-culture hero famed for his routines about drugs and dirty words, died of heart failure at a Los Angeles-area hospital on Sunday, a spokesman said. He was 71.


    Carlin, who had a history of heart problems, died at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica about 6 p.m. PDT (9 p.m. EDT) after being admitted earlier in the afternoon for chest pains, spokesman Jeff Abraham told Reuters.

    Known for his edgy, provocative material, Carlin achieved status as an anti-Establishment icon in the 1970s with stand-up bits full of drug references and a routine about seven dirty words you could not say on television. A regulatory battle over a radio broadcast of his "Filthy Words" routine ultimately reached the U.S. Supreme Court.
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    RIP, just a real like able character.
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    #91 Jersey

    RIP to a funny guy
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    #54 Jersey

    Truly innovative in his style of comedy. He will be missed.
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    damn, the world just lost a good one :(
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    only 7 words you can't say......

    **** piss **** **** ****sucker ************ tits
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    was, is, and always will be, the best
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    Wow, damn.

    Funny guy.
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    Ah, the hippy dippy weather man......RIP
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    There goes another piece of my youth.
    RIP George.
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    Wow... talk about waking up to a stomach punch...

    RIP George, RIP
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    Carlin was brilliant back in the day when he didn't feel the need to drop an f-bomb with every other word. Used to be the thinking man's comedian who'd make hilrarous observations about the smallest of things in this world of ours. Sadly he'd lost his fastball over the past 10 - 15 years. RIP George!
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    RIP George Carlin....sad sad day...taking comedy even further..pushing the envelope more....he and Pryor can now talk to Lenny Bruce about it all...
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    #95 Jersey

    Funniest story I heard him tell was how he got fired as a DJ in Boston at the old WEZE. He took the mobile newsvan to NYC to buy pot and there was a jailbreak that they needed to report on remotely. They couldn't because George had the van in New York on his purchasing trip...
    His response, " Don't worry, there will be another jailbreak, next week" Classic Carlin.We'll miss him.
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    Best comedian ever.
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    Yes he will be missed. It seems we are loosing a lot of great people recently....

    RIP GC!!
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    he was more than just a shock jock, he had thought and passion i don't see in lewis black and carlos mencia. those guys are too repetitive for my taste.

    we'll miss you, george.
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    btw, i haven't slept with a 10 yet; but i'm getting closer to sleeping with five twos :D
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    you know what people don't talk about in public anymore? Pu$$y farts
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