Brain Droppings

Brain Droppings

Book - 1997
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With nearly 20 albums, two Grammys, two Cable ACE awards, and more HBO specials sunder his belt than anyone else, George Carlin is more popular than ever. Now, for the first time, Carlin has produced a book of original humor pieces, Brain Droppings. Filled with thoughts, musings, questions, lists, beliefs, curiousities, monologues, assertions, assumptions, and other verbal ordeals, Brain Droppings is infectiously funny. Also included are two timeless bonus items from the past, "A Place for Your Stuff" and "Baseball-Football."

Readers will get an inside look into Carlin's mind, and they won't be disappointed by what they find:

I buy stamps by mail. It works OK until I run out of stamps. What year did Jesus Christ think it was? A tree: first you chop it down, then you chop it up. Have you ever noticed the lawyer is always smiling more than the client? I put a dollar in one of those change machines. Nothing changed. If you ever have chicken at lunch and chicken at dinner, do you ever wonder if the two chickens knew each other?
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, 1997.
ISBN: 9780786863136
0786863137
Branch Call Number: 818.5402/CARL
Characteristics: 258p. 22cm.

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crankylibrarian Apr 28, 2013

Most comedians don't read well; so much of Cosby or Paul Reiser's humor depends on their delivery. Carlin was the rare exception; his pointed wit works equally well on the printed page as in his hilarious stand-up routines.

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Gammaof2
Sep 28, 2012

Not as funny as George can be. Maybe he's not as funny on paper as he was when speaking his comedy routines, such as on his CDs or back in the day when he performed live.

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tehzeebjeelani7861
May 07, 2012

funny and interesting

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