Killer-Comedy-Liveshow aus New York: George Carlin - Jammin' in New York

Ich seh mir grade George Carlins erste live übertragene Show „Jammin' in New York“ von 1992 an, wo er ein paar Sachen über den damaligen Golfkrieg sagt, die ich heute genauso unterschreiben würde. Mehr oder weniger jedenfalls, man muss nur mal die Headline zum ersten Segment lesen: „Rockets And Penises In The Persian Gulf“.

When George Carlin is asked which HBO concert is his favorite, his answer is always, “Jammin’ In New York.” The reasons are several: It was his first HBO show broadcast live; it was the first he had performed in his hometown, New York City; and it was the largest audience he had ever worked before: 6,500.

But Carlin says it also represented a newfound sophistication in his writing. "It was the first time I had done truly extended pieces consisting of separate sections all flowing together. It was a big leap for me."

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