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-- The New York Times
"...what "Last Words" ultimately reveals is how Carlin became a political protester, slam poet, cynic, polemicist and performance artist whose messages were delivered under the veneer of humor."
"The book is at turns biting and touching, and often both, which is what you would expect from a man for whom the sacred was profane and the profane, sacred."
"...frank and insightful..."
"This is not a collection of setups and punch lines, but a candid, fearless accounting of his life and art...Last Words shows a comic master at the height of his storytelling powers and with no limit to what he had left to say."
"For comedy fans, this book is vital. It's easily worth its weight in gold for the biting observations on showbiz and its personalities."
--San Francisco Chronicle
"[Last Words] sounds as if he is still with us, rested and ready to ridicule the latest cultural hypocrisies."
--The Washington Times
"Seven particular words are associated with the late comedian George Carlin, and sentimental is not one of them. But that's the surprising portrait that emerges from Last Words."
George Carlin's unique career spanned over over 4 decades as a standup comic. In this book, he shows that how success was not easy either at the business or content ends. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Loves the View
Enjoyable connection with an American treasure. George the punk kid terrorizing NYC subways shined through. He is missed.Published 1 month ago by D. J. Buker
One of kind comedian, and a very serious biography. If you love George like so many, a must read. He once again peels the onion and lets us see ourselves in a way few can do. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jim Stalker