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LOS ANGELES - Comedian George Carlin, a counter-culture hero famed for his routines about drugs and dirty words, died of heart failure at a Los Angeles-area hospital Sunday, a spokesman said. He was was 71.

Carlin, who had a history of heart problems, died at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica about 6 p.m. PT after being admitted earlier in the afternoon for chest pains, spokesman Jeff Abraham told Reuters.

Known for his edgy, provocative material, Carlin achieved status as an anti-Establishment icon in the 1970s with stand-up bits full of drug references and a routine about seven dirty words you could not say on television. A regulatory battle over a radio broadcast of his "Filthy Words" routine ultimately reached the U.S. Supreme Court.





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Registered: Dec-06
Wow, that sucks big time. Probably the best and most influential comedian of all time and my favorite.
The guy was brilliant and one of a kind. The memory he had in his long skits was simply amazing

R.I.P. George

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Post Number: 1374
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one of my favorite legands along with rodney dangerfield. what sad weekend.
 

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Post Number: 1445
Registered: Sep-05
As soon as I heard about it I put one of his CD's on. He was the best and will be missed. R.I.P. George.
 

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Saw his show in AC last year. He was referring to his notes more and more throughout his skit but was still amazing to watch. I too have old tapes of his routines. Shocking and sad.
 

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know rodney but never even heard of this guy .....
 

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i heard about this today it sucks he was funny as hell
 

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Now he has a new place to keep his stuff, but they better make sure no angels have their sh!t in the way...lol
If you know his "a place for your stuff" routine , you'll get that, if not...look it up on youtube.
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