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George Carlin - Jammin' in New York (1993)





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George Carlin, one of the most sardonic and satirical comedians in the business, once again uses his sharp-edged wit to dissect political figures, government agencies... and eating disorders. This special received an Emmy nomination, and features Carlin in top form.

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Critic Reviews for George Carlin - Jammin' in New York

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All you need to know is that this is George Carlin at his very best.

Full Review… | June 25, 2006

Audience Reviews for George Carlin - Jammin' in New York

Brilliant live concert in NY city. Fast talking and thinking Carlin is non-stop talking for an hour in this look at ourselves and others. There are two different versions of this show available. The original VHS release was filmed on a different [and better] night than the show released on DVD. [img][/img] Reviews from the little folk, like us: 70% Carlin is great in this and it is exactly what one would expect from him. The sense that this man spoke in each skit exceeds most and remains humorous. 100% 5 stars is not enough [img][/img] To see the entire VHS 58 minute show: NOTES: 1 The album won a Grammy Award in 1993 for Best Spoken Comedy Album. 2 Before the opening credits, the words "This show is for SAM" appear. This is a reference to comedian Sam Kinison, who died in a car crash two weeks earlier. 3 Carlin considered Jammin' in New York his favorite HBO special. [img][/img] Released November 10, 1992 Recorded April 24-25, 1992 Genre Comedy Length 56:56 Label Atlantic/WEA Producer Jerry Hamza, Brenda Carlin [img][/img] Track listing 1."Rockets and Penises in the Persian Gulf" - 7:35 2."Little Things We Share" - 7:47 3."Airline Announcements" - 16:44 4."Golf Courses for the Homeless" - 11:13 5."The Planet Is Fine" - 13:37 [img][/img]

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monsieur rick

Carlin's political bent is a real turn off at the beginning of the show. It was an interesting interpretation, but it was lacking for me. He began hitting stride with the airline bits. Quite funny.

Robert Owens
Robert Owens

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