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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - George Carlin
Comedian Dane Cook's career is soaring to new heights.
Let's learn about the legendary comedian, soon to celebrate his 60th birthday.
The late George Carlin's comedy will come alive again this weekend.
Ah George, we hardly knew ye. It is fitting to apply this old Irish anti-warlament to the late, great George Carlin, the comedian's comedian who began as a "regular" stand-up and ended as something very different ... and a recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
George Carlin died more than a year ago, but his just-released memoir sounds as if he is still with us, rested and ready to ridicule the latest cultural hypocrisies.
That might strike you, as it did me, as a bit over the top, but the author seems right on the money when he writes, "For most comics, stand-up is a means to an end.
He wrote books, acted on television and in movies, did voice-overs, was nominated for three Grammy awards (and won one) and, fittingly, won a Fee Speech in Comedy Award.