Get listed in the most prominent screenplays collection on the web! 0000015335 00000 n It was during the waning of the Nixon years, where confidence in government was beginning its slide down to the Stygian depths where it rests today; the Vietnam War, and racial unrest, continued to rage on. I just wanna put this behind me and that's an expression we hear a lot these days in all walks of lives. From Life Is Worth Losing. The fact that Americans will probably remain willfully ignorant of the big red, white and blue dick thats being jammed up their assholes everyday, because the owners of this country know the truth. So, maybemaybemaybe its not the politicians who suck. OR: I WAS QUOTED OUT OF CONTEXT. Fuck em! Off-course no politician would admit to such a lowly station as working in Government. The game is rigged and nobody seems to notice. You know what they want? But, listen to Georges delivery in the video and it comes across much more as stand-up humor. I still cant find a flaw in it, or anything even exaggerated. They don't care about the planet. [/wptabs]. George Carlin was known for his insightful and humorous observations on modern society, including his thoughts on social media. Well, we know what they want. You know, in the old days, if you wanted to share your opinion with someone, you had to look them in the eye and say it to their face. But the POLITICIANS, god bless them or something like that, they're are at their most entertaining when they're are in trouble. And that's just sad.". Everybodys at the mall, scratchin his ass, pickin his nose, takin his credit card out of his fanny pack and buyin a pair of sneakers with lights in them. He was known for his black comedy and reflections on politics, the English language, psychology, religion, and taboo subjects. 0000082419 00000 n And the problem is, we're comparing our real lives to other people's highlight reels. Anyway enjoy it while it's h. [FINAL NOTE: If you want to dig deeper into Carlins brilliant mind vis--vis comments on politicians and the doublespeak they are prone to use, check out The Consultation Institutes George Carlin on the language of politics. Whenever the issue of term limits comes up, I always tell people the only term limits I'm interested in would be to limit some of the terms used by politicians. This is said with a straight face although it's obvious of course that the proposition is stated precisely backwards (LAUGHS). He said: Once you leave the womb, conservatives dont care about you until you reach military age. (LAUGHS). So let me tell you something. Recorded on November 5, 2005, Beacon Theater, New York City, New York. He pretty much smashed the nail squarely on the head. And so when finally all the facts come out and our subject seems quite guilty he employs that sublime use of the passive voice: POLITICIAN:MISTAKES WERE MADE. They [Catholic teachers] would fall back on, Well, its a mystery.[2]. I'm tired of fucking Earth Day, I'm tired of these self-righteous environmentalists, these white, bourgeois liberals who think the only thing wrong with this country is there aren't enough bicycle paths. You have no choice! The transcripts I could find always sucked. Let's get started! x\}_nK '!oF+$SW9E fX{]YTUOm9qhSO+_7L|*kqyHUwor}=qgw;WnrG7no8G*w6a2Uq K|CQWO_nT]}wbvASBT=tE.t6C}qC)onmg2uAWq|9xLSg (LAUGHS), so instead they ADDRESS the PROBLEM (LAUGHS). You got people posting pictures of their food, their pets, their vacations. George Denis Patrick Carlin (May 12, 1937 - June 22, 2008) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and social critic. It's the perfect name because it's anti-social media. Subreddit to discuss about ChatGPT. People just spewing their uninformed opinions and insults at each other. 4 0 obj Very relevant for these times of high public paranoia about Global Warming! [wptabtitle]@Shoq[/wptabtitle][wptabcontent][twitter-feed username=shoq mode=feed id=323150247956193281][/wptabcontent] We're not rats', Rectorial address, Glasgow University - 1972, For Geoffrey Tozer: 'I have to say we all let him down', by Paul Keating - 2009, for James Baldwin: 'Jimmy. 192 0 obj As a lifelong stand-up comedian, Carlin had a lot of opportunities to speak his mindand religion and politics were two of his favorite subjects. Fuck hope. You got people walking around bumping into each other, looking down at their phones, tweeting, Instagramming, Facebooking, like they're all little paparazzi. (LAUGHS). Schedule . I dont vote. So my advice is this: put down your phone, go outside, and actually live your life. 0000004120 00000 n 'Look at me, I'm so happy and successful and loved!' CHALLENGES! (LAUGHS). (CLAPS, LAUGHS). Are these fucking people kidding me? Politicians have traditionally hidden behind three things, the flag, the Bible and children. Then watch the video. New episode of the podcast is terrific. <>/Metadata 181 0 R/Outlines 136 0 R/Pages 174 0 R/StructTreeRoot 145 0 R/Type/Catalog/ViewerPreferences<>>> Its never going to get any better, dont look for it, be happy with what youve got. I just wanna put this thing behind me and get on with my life (CLAPS, LAUGHS). See they dont READ they REVIEW, they dont have OPINIONS they take POSITIONS, and they dont give ADVISE they make RECOMMENDATIONS. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. 184 0 obj He said: [There was] a lot of classroom freedomin fact there was so much freedom that by eighth grade, many of us had lost the faith. And we've all bought into it. It's all just noise. A clean place to live. No contest. The politicians are put there to give you the idea that you have freedom of choice. George Carlin: In football, the object is for the quarterback, otherwise known as the field general, to be on target with his aerial assault, riddling the defense by . Now you can just hide behind a screen and fire off your misspelled, grammatically incorrect rants to thousands of strangers. And by the way, it's the same big club they use to beat you over the head with all day long when they tell you what to believe. It covers the most famous 'rant' part of the speech. The stand up comic was an artist who did more than articulate the public's subconscious; he. [187 0 R 188 0 R 189 0 R 190 0 R 191 0 R 192 0 R 193 0 R] Personally, I think we still need to hoist our fannies perpendicular and hike ourselves to the ballet box for all elections. Do you think its possible that one of these POLITICIANS whose judgment is so poor that he honestly thinks of himself as serving the Nation might occasionally be expected to indulge in little patriotism huh What do you think? Theres a reason. Everybody's going to save something now. About Press Copyright Contact us Creators Advertise Developers Terms Privacy Policy & Safety How YouTube works Test new features NFL Sunday Ticket Press Copyright . Certainly! Trump Follower? They own everything. They come from American parents, American families, American homes, American schools, American churches, American businesses, American universities, and theyre elected by American citizens. He and his "seven dirty words" comedy routine were central to the 1978 U.S. Supreme Court case F.C.C. Here's a transcript of a segment where he talks about it: "Social media, what a crock of shit that is. He often commented on contemporary political issues in the United States and satirized the excesses of American culture. e d u / e t d)/Rect[230.8867 233.3227 416.9463 245.0414]/StructParent 4/Subtype/Link/Type/Annot>> That's why we need people who can make the TOUGH DECISIONS. %%EOF Sure, here's a possible transcript of George Carlin talking about social media: "Let's talk about social media. Ive read it dozens of times. They don't get any real human contact. The late George Carlin was a genius with words, a deft dasher of conventional logic, and a master observer (and master-baiter!) I think I have done that bit', BAFTA acceptance, Leading Actress - 2019, Axel Scheffler: 'The book wasn't called 'No Room on the Broom! They're not your friends. endobj 0000001936 00000 n this is my tribute and way of promoting George Carlin's work. In April 2004, he placed second on the Comedy Central list of "Top 10 Comedians of US Audiences".The first of Carlin's 14 stand-up comedy specials for HBO was filmed in 1977. Enjoyed this speech? They dont want well informed, well educated people capable of critical thinking. Shut the fuck up! Yeah, the public sucks! e d u / e t d / 4 7 1)/Rect[72.0 131.7406 279.0264 143.4594]/StructParent 6/Subtype/Link/Type/Annot>> Copyright 2017 Two reasons. And just dumb enough to passively accept all these increasingly shitty jobs with the lower pay, the longer hours, the reduced benefits, the end of overtime and vanishing pension that disappears the minute you go to collect it, and now theyre coming for your Social Security money. Thats what the owners count on. George Carlin: Life Is Worth Losing - English Transcript. But theres a reason. I mean, have you ever looked at people's Facebook or Instagram profiles? Most are only interested in self pleasures and bad habits. People go on there, they play with the animals, they pet them, they feed them, but they don't get any real interaction. @Z(dXSm !4I Our country is failing because the majority of the people are selfish. (LAUGHS). In fact at this point he might even say: POLITICIAN:I'M WILLING TO TRUST IN THE FAIRNESS OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE. Maher is a liberal who has endorsed at least the last two Democratic presidential candidates. Required fields are marked *. Besides, environmentalists don't give a shit about the planet. George Denis Patrick Carlin (May 12, 1937 - June 22, 2008) was an American comedian, actor, author, and social critic. <>/Border[0 0 0]/Contents([400.0562 72.3516 527.5898 82.8984]/StructParent 7/Subtype/Link/Type/Annot>> Apparently no one has ever claimed that only a small portion of something (LAUGHS) was blown out of proportion. This is not good work. But marital fidelity is a good idea, so I suggest we keep the idea and call this commandment "Thou shalt not be unfaithful." I have a problem with the Ten Commandments. <>/Border[0 0 0]/Contents()/Rect[72.0 612.5547 302.8926 625.4453]/StructParent 3/Subtype/Link/Type/Annot>> Then read it again. While you're here, we have a public discord server. He discusses political stance and also societal beliefs on the environment, and the Earth's resilience towards bombardment by pollution. I recall many years ago, when he was guest-hosting the Tonight show, George Carlin having a somewhat strained political conversation with the comedian Shelley Winters. Carlin took a liberal stance on most things, but generally found politics and politicians corrupt and ridiculous. I'm so interesting, I'm so important!'. In fact, it might be the thing that's making you unhappy. They dont pass through a membrane from some other reality. Maybe something else sucks around here. 0000015151 00000 n A lot of that goes on: QUESTION:SENATOR, HAVE YOU SOLVED THAT PROBLEM?POLITICIAN:WELL, WE'RE MOVING FORWARD ON THAT. As for me, Ill be home on that day, doing essentially the same thing as you. The career of comedian George Carlin (1937-2008) spanned five decades, with his first appearance on "The Tonight Show" being in 1962.He was an outspoken, acerbic social critic, and what came out of his mouthcould be shocking or even sometimes vulgar, but often his railings against injustice or stupidity or corruption shone a light on some dark areas as he said things that others would or . People are so quick to judge and attack each other over the smallest things. George Carlin: How you doing? Then, as the controversy continues to heat up, he moves to his next level of complaint: POLITICIAN:THE WHOLE THING HAS BEEN BLOWN OUT OF PROPORTION. He was born May 12, 1937, in New York City into an Irish Catholic family, but he rejected the faith. Hi speech lovers,With costs of hosting website and podcast, this labour of love has become a difficult financial proposition in recent times. The politicians are put there to give you the idea you have freedom of choice. George Carlin on Voting Transcript Now there's one thing you might have noticed i don't complain about: politicians. So, the next time you're walking around looking at your phone, tweeting and Instagramming and Facebooking, just remember this: you're not living in the real world, you're living in the digital world. 187 0 obj Im talking about the real owners now, the BIG owners! POLITICIAN:I'M IN PUBLIC SERVICE, I LIKE AMERICA DON'T YOU? Well, where do people think these politicians come from? 124 Copy quote. Here it is: Why are there ten? I dont vote. George Carlin on why he likes disasters and people under pressure, and why the planet is doin' just fine.