Tag: george carlin

  • In-flight announcement translations

    I seem to recall that some time ago the great George Carlin did a skit about airline announcements being weird. I offer up one of my own. As heard last night on [Continental 1888](http://flightaware.com/live/flight/COA1888) from Houston to Seattle, after landing: “Please be careful when opening the overhead luggage compartments as contents may have shifted during […]

  • More Political Irony

    While reading the new George Carlin book I bought yesterday, I stumbled across this very fitting quote by Herman Goering: Of course the people don't want war. But after all, it's the leaders of the country who determine the policy, and it's always a simple matter to drag the people along whether it's a democracy, […]

  • Why George Carlin Rules

    So I was reading up on CNN about George Carlin going into rehab and it mentioned some quotes from his last appearance at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas: In his last performance at the MGM Grand after four years before 700 paying customers, he reportedly said: “People who go to Las Vegas, you've got […]