||[Jun. 23rd, 2008|01:37 am]
George Carlin, the Comedian, Is Dead at 71
George Carlin, the Grammy-Award winning stand-up comedian and actor who was hailed for his irreverent social commentary, poignant observations of the absurdities of everyday life and
language, and groundbreaking routines like "Seven Words You Can Never Use on Television," died in Los Angeles on Sunday according to his publicist Jeff Abraham. He was 71.