Driving with George Carlin

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George Carlin was a true genius of satire: a bleeding-edge, progressive-yet-starkly-independent comedian known for obtuse observations, scathing criticisms, and wry linguistics.

• Awarded the 2008 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor (top award in U.S.), but died at a still-raging 71 just prior to formal acceptance.

• Hosted the premiere of Saturday Night Live in 1975

• Uttered "Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television" to defy and overcome early '70s live-performance and broadcast censorship. Spoiler alert: (list derived from Lenny Bruce's earlier list): shit, piss, fuck, cunt, cocksucker, motherfucker, and tits. (wikipedia)

• Heard Carlin's in-your-face Econ 101 lecture? (Not for the squeamish or 1%.) Here goes: