I liked George Carlin’s early material – it was only later when he became an angry old religion-bashing comedian that I lost interest. But today I was hired to voice this article about a group wanting to name a street after the comedian, and I thought it was kind of interesting, so I thought I’d share it here with all of my stand up comedy friends and fans. Enjoy. Or don’t. Whatever.
“The genius of George Carlin is that he was able to get a message to an apathetic populace without them realizing that their opinions were being changed by a comedian. This Wednesday afternoon a group of George Carlin fans will converge on a street corner in Morningside Heights here in New York City to dedicate a street to the iconic comedian. Carlin, who died in 2008, still resonates with comedians and comedy fans as much as at any time when he was alive…”