George Carlin is to get the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. That will be given out November 10th at the Kennedy Center in New York. From the article, “‘Thank you Mr. Twain,’ said Carlin in response. ‘Have your people call my people.'”
This is the part I didn’t realize: 14 HBO specials and 130+ appearances on the Tonight Show. Nice. Here’s a classic bit below.
After the break, we go waaay back to one of the aforementioned early appearances with Johnny Carson.