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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."
His autobiography is so boring, I keep the book near my bed so if I can't sleep I can open the book, read five or six pages and the boredom of the book will put me to sleep. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Music lover
An honest, heartfelt, funny memoir from one of the greatest comics of all time.Published 2 months ago by Daniel C Durbin
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 2 months 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 3 months ago by Michael Abbotts
i expected this to be lots of fun to read, and it's lots of fun to read,Published 3 months ago by Joann Goldberg