A sampling of quotes from men interviewed in Irish America over the past 35 years on the impact that their Irish mothers had on their lives. President Joe Biden On being inducted into the Irish America Hall of Fame: “My mother’s creed is the American creed: No one is better than you. Everyone is yourRead more..
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Once the quintessential seventies hippie comedian, George Carlin continues to evolve and grow. In an intimate interview with T.J. ENGLISH he shares stories of his upbringing, his Irish ancestors and his view of the world. In the history of American stand-up comedy, there has never been anyone like George Carlin. Controversial, iconoclastic, irreverent, obscene –Read more..
JUNE / JULY 2006 30 George Carlin – The Interview In a rare interview, George Carlin talks to T.J. English about his life, from growing up in an Irish family in Harlem to the highs and lows of a 50-year career in comedy. 38 “Taskforce Wolfhound” Lead The St. Pat’s Day Parade. New York’s FightingRead more..
This article originally appeared in the June / July 2006 issue of Irish America and was one of the last feature profiles done of George Carlin before his death on June 22, 2008. Once the quintessential seventies hippie comedian, George Carlin continues to evolve and grow. In an intimate interview with T.J. English he shares storiesRead more..
George Carlin is still bucking the establishment, thank God. In his latest compilation Napalm & Silly Putty, the comedian and commentator, has something to say about everything from capital punishment to the degeneration of the human species. Be prepared for hoots and brawls. ♦