|Go on, but remember I'm waiting and, O, how ye shall answer for thine blasphemies!|
Voted Comedy Central's Top 10 Comedian
|How God Became GOD (Richard Smoley)|
He was noted for his black comedy and reflections on American life, the English language, religion, psychology, and various taboo subjects.
He and his "seven dirty words" comedy routine were central to the 1978 U.S. Supreme Court case F.C.C. vs. Pacifica Foundation, in which a 5-4 decision affirmed the government's power to regulate indecent material on the public airwaves.
Carlin is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential stand-up comics.
|How dare ye talketh back to Us!|
In April 2004, he placed second on the Comedy Central list of "Top 10 Comedians of US Audiences."