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Tag: Lenny Bruce

George Carlin’s Daughter Calls for a Second Look at ‘Political Correctness’

“We can pretend that [political correctness will] make a better world because we’ll all be pleasant with each other, but if you don’t know about the Nazis and who they are, then they become the hidden enemy,” says Kelly Carlin (shown), daughter of the late comedian.

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Remembering Lenny Bruce

The controversial comedian’s problem was that he wanted to talk onstage with the same freedom he had in his living room.

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The Exhibitionist









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When Jewish Upon a Star

The voice on the other end of the telephone needed to make sure that I was 21. I wasn’t. “I’m 22,” I said, lying, figuring that 19 might as well be 22 and, anyway, this was a comedy club that I was scheduling an audition for, not the Moonlite Bunny Ranch or the FBI.

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Tuchuses and Nay-Nays

Tuchuses and nay-nays, to me, became a metaphor for what it meant to replace the literal meaning of something with the figurative meaning; that is, to replace the facts with a value judgment that had less to do with the truth and more to do with a particular interpretation of the truth.

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