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A Carlin Home Companion Growing Up with GeorgeTruly the voice of a generation George Carlin gave the world some of the most hysterical and iconic comedy routines of the last 50 years From the Seven Dirty Words to A Place for My Stuff to Religion Is Bullshit he perfected the art of making audiences double over with laughter while simultaneously making people wake up to the realities and insanities of life in the 20th century Few people glimpsed the inner life of this beloved comedian but his only child Kelly was there to see it allBorn at the very beginning of his decades long career in comedy she slid around the old Dodge Dart as he and wife Brenda drove around the country to hell gigs She witnessed his transformation in the '70s as he fought back against and talked back to the establishment; she even talked him down from a really bad acid trip a time or two Kelly the sun has exploded and we have eight no seven and a half minutes to live Kelly not only watched her father constantly reinvent himself and his comedy but also had a front row seat to the roller coaster turmoil of her family's inner life alcoholism cocaine addiction life threatening health scares and a crushing debt to the IRS But having been the only adult in her family prepared her little for the task of her own adulthood All the while Kelly sought to define her own voice as she separated from the shadow of her father's geniusWith rich humor and deep insight Kelly Carlin pulls back the curtain on what it was like to grow up as the daughter of one of the most recognizable comedians of our time and become a woman in her own right This vivid hilarious heartbreaking story is at once singular and universal it is a contemplation of what it takes to move beyond the legacy of childhood and forge a life of your ownThe audiobook includes bonus audio recordings of George Carlin and a conversation between Kelly Carlin and Garry Shandling Great novel

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Read reader Ô A Carlin Home Companion ´ Growing Up with George Í goproled ´ ❴BOOKS❵ ✬ A Carlin Home Companion: Growing Up with George Author Kelly Carlin – Goproled.co.uk Truly the voice of a generation George Carlin gave the world some of the most hysterical Truly the voice of a generation George Carlin gave the world some of the most hysterical and iconic comedy routines of the last 50 years From the Seven Dirty Words to A Place for My Stuff to Religion Is Bullshit he perfected the art of making audiences double over with laughter while simultaneously making people wake up to the realities and insanities of life in the 20th century Few people glimpsed the inner life of this beloved comedian but his only child Kelly was there to see it allBorn at the very beginning of his decades long career in comedy she slid around the old Dodge Dart as he and wife Brenda drove around the country to hell gigs She witnessed his transformation in the '70s as he fought back against and talked back to the establishment; she even talked him down from a really bad acid trip a time or two Kelly the sun has exploded and we have eight no seven and a half minutes to live Kelly not only watched her father constantly reinvent himself and his comedy but also had a front row seat to the roller coaster turmoil of her family's inner life alcoholism cocaine addiction life threatening health scares and a crushing debt to the IRS But having been the only adult in her family prepared her little for the task of her own adulthood All the while Kelly sought to define her own voice as she separated from the shadow of her father's geniusWith rich humor and deep insight Kelly Carlin pulls back the curtain on what it was like to grow up as the daughter of one of the most recognizable comedians of our time and become a woman in her own right This vivid hilarious heartbreaking story is at once singular and universal it is a contemplation of what it takes to move beyond the legacy of childhood and forge a life of your ownThe audiobook includes bonus audio recordings of George Carlin and a conversation between Kelly Carlin and Garry Shandling Most people will buy this book because like me they loved George Carlin and want to know about who the man was behind the scenes You'll get that here in heaping doses but you'll get something else perhaps even important this is a not a book about George it's a book about Kelly You may detect a tinge of irony in that as you read on hungry for juicy stories peppered with controlled substances you'll transition to that notion on your own and you yourself may begin to understand what it must have been like being George Carlin's daughter as opposed to Kelly I think that may be the point after all What I took away from it is something George Himself said You didn't get it from licking it off the rocks meaning the talent we knew from George lives on through Kelly I'm excited to see where she takes it

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Truly the voice of a generation George Carlin gave the world some of the most hysterical and iconic comedy routines of the last 50 years From the Seven Dirty Words to A Place for My Stuff to Religion Is Bullshit he perfected the art of making audiences double over with laughter while simultaneously making people wake up to the realities and insanities of life in the 20th century Few people glimpsed the inner life of this beloved comedian but his only child Kelly was there to see it allBorn at the very beginning of his decades long career in comedy she slid around the old Dodge Dart as he and wife Brenda drove around the country to hell gigs She witnessed his transformation in the '70s as he fought back against and talked back to the establishment; she even talked him down from a really bad acid trip a time or two Kelly the sun has exploded and we have eight no seven and a half minutes to live Kelly not only watched her father constantly reinvent himself and his comedy but also had a front row seat to the roller coaster turmoil of her family's inner life alcoholism cocaine addiction life threatening health scares and a crushing debt to the IRS But having been the only adult in her family prepared her little for the task of her own adulthood All the while Kelly sought to define her own voice as she separated from the shadow of her father's geniusWith rich humor and deep insight Kelly Carlin pulls back the curtain on what it was like to grow up as the daughter of one of the most recognizable comedians of our time and become a woman in her own right This vivid hilarious heartbreaking story is at once singular and universal it is a contemplation of what it takes to move beyond the legacy of childhood and forge a life of your ownThe audiobook includes bonus audio recordings of George Carlin and a conversation between Kelly Carlin and Garry Shandling laughed and cried great read for me