Today would’ve been comedian George Carlin’s 82nd birthday. However, he died back on June 22, 2008, so he’s not around to do much celebrating today. Despite that, we’ve got six links to online articles about the legendary and irreverent comedian, actor and author below in honor of his birthday today.
Below that are the MBIP Coming Attractions for next week’s series of posts!
George Carlin Biography (1937-2008) - A nice succinct biography from the TV channel of the same name.
The Best of George Carlin: Ranking Every Album - George Carlin pretty much reinvented the comedy album, this is a good list of the entire batch.
You Can’t Say That at Sunmerfest: The City of Milwaukee v. George Carlin - George Carlin got arrested for saying the “seven words you can’t say on TV” at the Summerfest in Milwaukee, but in the end the judge had a sense of humor and declared Carlin not guilty.
10 Surprising Facts About George Carlin - I don’t know if these are “surprising,” but they are interesting.
George Carlin’s Last Interview - George Carlin says at the end of the interview that it’s the most complete interview he ever did. Kind of fitting since this was the last one he would ever do.
George Carlin, irreverent comedian, dies at 71 - The New York Times obituary.
Here’s what’s happening next week on MBIP!
Monday: I had a delicious Saturday night dinner last night at the newest restaurant in Campustown: Dac’s Smokehouse. Matt, the owner made me a special tasting tray and you can read about that and see the photos tomorrow.
Wednesday: Last week I tried to eat my lunch at a business called, TADA! It didn’t go so well and they’ve invited me back to try it again! Tune in to see how the second visit to TADA goes!
Thursday: This week on the Thursday Minute Marty Meals I’m cooking chicken, vegetables and a homemade mustard sauce. Mmm, mmm, good!
Friday: I’ll be spotlighting something from my collection of knick-knacks inside of the MBIP World Headquarters for the Casual Friday episode, I need to figure out what I’m going to do for this week and probably won’t worry about this till Thursday.
Saturday: I’ll be posting yet another suggestion for a Saturday night dinner here in Peoria!
Okay, I better go and get busy for next week here on MBIP. Happy day to all you Mothers out there!