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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."
I have been a George Carlin fan since I was six years old. I went to see one of his last live shows. Read morePublished 11 days ago by D. Hicks
The world's most easily understood philosopher. “Gee, he was here a moment ago . . .”
Carlin, George (2009-10-24). Last Words . Free Press. Kindle Edition.
First off I love George Carlin, his no non-sense and short attention span for people that conversationally ramble is hilarious, but this was a sort-of-biography that seems... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Michael Abbotts
i expected this to be lots of fun to read, and it's lots of fun to read,Published 1 month ago by Joann Goldberg
Recieved at the beginning of the week. In great shape. Unfortunately, someone didn't appreciate it enough because it was someone's gift from their relatives just over 2 years... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Scott Shiffler II
Sadly, my husband didn't even get around to reading this book until after Mr. Carlin had already passed. A very sad event in itself. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Maria H. Smith
I love George and it is interesting to learn about his life.Published 1 month ago by Austin L. Bugai Edwards