George Carlin’s been working the crowd since “the counterculture” became “the over-the-counter culture” around or so; his new book, Brain Droppings. 61 quotes from Brain Droppings: ‘People say, ‘I’m going to sleep now,’ as if it were nothing. But it’s really a bizarre activity. ‘For the next several h. The Paperback of the Brain Droppings by George Carlin at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.
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The book is an excellent primer but you would be better and carllin well-served to listen to the direct source material — his 20 or so albums listen to the 70s stuff as well, it is just as funny now.
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George Carlin’s been working the crowd since “the counterculture” became “the over-the-counter culture” around or so; his new book, Brain Droppingssurfs on three decades of touring-in-support. It’s the purest version of book-as-candy that one could imagine, serving up humor in convenient, bite-sized packages. Snack on chewy one-liners like “A meltdown sounds like fu George Carlin’s been working the crowd since “the counterculture” became “the over-the-counter culture” around or so; his new book, Brain Droppingssurfs on three georgge of touring-in-support.
Snack on chewy one-liners like “A meltdown sounds like fun. Like some kind of cheese sandwich. Tell us, George, what exactly were you going for with “Kill your pet” and “Satan is cool”?
Quick–hide the paper before Daddy sees it!
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Still, if you’re a fan of this sarcastic semanticist who’s given Bad Attitude not necessarily a good name, but at least a comfy bank account, by all means rush out caarlin snag Brain Droppinsg.
Carlin’s book melts in your mind, not in your hand. Paperbackpages. Published April 22nd by Hachette Books first published January 1st To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Brain Droppingsplease sign braain. Swimming is not a sport. Swimming is a way to keep from drowning. Is George Carling one of the best American comedians ever? He raised issues that most would not dare mention.
He acknowledged the elephant in the living room. Provoked the powers that be. Probably even the best. See 1 question about Brain Droppings…. Lists with This Book. Feb 27, Mousetrap rated it it was amazing Shelves: I was in my high school English class, when our instructor brrain us to choose a book to read, and afterwards, write the author with questions that came up during the reading.
I chose “Brain Droppings” as I enjoyed George Carlin’s stand-up routine and had seen him live before. The book was hilarious, as expected.
After reading, I wrote Mr. Carlin with a series of questions that came up during the reading. I did not hear back from him during the school year, which was fine, according to our teache I was in my high school English class, when our instructor wanted us to choose a book to read, and afterwards, write the author with questions that came up during the reading. I did not hear back from him during the school year, which was fine, according to our teacher, and soon summer began.
It was a random day in July that same year when I opened my mailbox, and I had a large envelope from “George Carlin Productions”. Inside, I found a picture of George that was autographed as such, “Too many questions, George Carlin”. I cannot think of a more fitting response.
View all 3 comments. Jul 06, dara rated it really liked it Shelves: You got your stuff with you? I’ll bet you do. Guys have stuff in their pockets; women have stuff in their purses.
Of course, some women have pockets, and some guys have purses.
There’s all different ways of carryin’ your stuff. Then there’s all the stuff you have in your car. You got stuff in the trunk.
Just in case you wind up barefoot on the highway some night. And you’ve got other stuff in your car. In the glove box. Stuff you might need in a hurry: So stuff is important.
gorge You gotta take care of your stuff. You gotta have a place for your stuff. Everybody’s gotta have a place for their stuff. That’s what life is all about, tryin’ to find a place for your stuff!
That’s all your house is: If you didn’t have so much stuff, you wouldn’t need a house. You could just walk around all the time. A house is just a pile of stuff with a cover on it. You can see that when you’re taking off in an airplane. You look down and see all the little piles of stuff. Everybody’s got his own little pile of stuff. And they lock it up! Wouldn’t want somebody to come by and take some of your stuff.
They don’t bother with that crap you’re saving. Ain’t nobody interested in your fourth-grade arithmetic papers. National Geographicscommemorative plates, your prize collection of Navajo underwear; they’re not interested. They just want the good stuff; the shiny stuff; the electronic stuff.
So when you get right down to it, your house is nothing more than a place to keep your stuff.
Tryin’ to get more stuff. Stuff you don’t want, stuff you don’t need, stuff that’s poorly made, stuff that’s overpriced. Even stuff you can’t afford! Gotta keep on droppingw more stuff. Otherwise someone else might wind up with more stuff.
Can’t let that happen. Gotta have the most stuff. So you keep gettin’ more and more stuff, and puttin’ it in different places. In the closets, in the attic, in the basement, in the garage. And there might even be some stuff you left at your parents’ house: Actually, your parents threw that stuff out long ago. So now you got a houseful of stuff. And, even though you might like your house, you gotta move.
Gotta get a bigger house. Or maybe, put some of your stuff in storage. There’s a whole industry based on keepin’ an eye on other people’s stuff. Or maybe you could sell some of your stuff. Have a yard sale, have a garage sale! Some people drive around all weekend just lookin’ for garage sales. They don’t have enough of their own stuff, they wanna buy other people’s stuff. Or you could take your stuff to the swap meet, the flea market, the rummage sale, or the auction. There’s a lotta ways to get rid of stuff.
You can even give your stuff away. The Salvation Army and Goodwill will actually bgain to your house and pick up your stuff and give it to people who don’t have much stuff.