When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?
Publish date: October 13th 2007
Publisher: Hyperion AudioBooks
Edition language: English
Carlin was brilliant, but this one was a bit lacking compared to Brain Droppings and Napalm and Silly Putty. His helplessness and despair at the state of the world (particularly the Bush Administration/Abomination) comes through in this book.
I've read or heard so many pithy, one-sentence George Carlin lines---not what I would call jokes, because they always seemed too substantive to be classified that simply---that I thought now that I'm older I'd have a good chance at really appreciating his humor. And it's very possible that I would s...
I really like George Carlin (R.I.P) but this was... not up to his usual standards. I expected vulgar, irreverent, offensive and abrasive - it wouldn't be Carlin if it wasn't, but I was kind of disappointed with it. It reminded me a lot of I Am America by Stephen Colbert. Truthfully, Colbert probably...
You have to like George Carlin, of course. I always find parts of his books hilarious, and other parts not so funny, but I always get plenty of good laughs. He's not afraid to be politically incorrect, but he's an equal opportunity offender. He picks on everyone!
See note about it in my blog: http://itinerantlibrarian.blogspot.com/2006/03/booknote-when-will-jesus-bring-pork.html
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