R.I.P. George Carlin – 1937 – 2008

American icon comedian George Carlin passed away Sunday at the age of 71.
Born in NYC, he entertained for over 50 years, often with routines associated with wordplay, such as the famous “Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television”.

Recently, he was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

Links:
GeorgeCarlin.com
George Carlin’s NY Times Obituary
George Carlin (Wikipedia)

Below is a clip of his famous “Football and Baseball” routine:

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