National Comedy Center Honoring George Carlin With All-Star Testament To His Legacy In 2020

The National Comedy Center has assembled an all-star crew of comedians to pay tribute to the late great George Carlin tonight for his birthday. Carlin, born May 12, 1937, died in 2008.

Coming together for a livestream of “Laughing Matters: Carlin’s Legacy,” count on Tim Allen, Judd Apatow, Lewis Black, Elayne Boosler, Kelly Carlin, Bill Engvall, Judah Friedlander, Judy Gold, Kathy Griffin, Penn Jillette, Maz Jobrani, Norman Lear, Richard Lewis, George Lopez, Sebastian Maniscalco, Mark Normand, Jim Norton, Russell Peters, Colin Quinn, Brian Regan, Alex Winter, Steven Wright and Alan Zweibel. This special event will live stream at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT at with a simulcast via Facebook Live on the National Comedy Center Facebook page.
The National Comedy Center will also be adding exclusive video content and rare archival material  from its George Carlin exhibit and archives to its new National Comedy Center Anywhere online platform, along with highlights from past National Comedy Center Dialogues on Carlin’s career. Most of this content has never before been seen outside of the National Comedy Center museum.

Here’s an interview Carlin did with Larry King on CNN back in 1990 that still holds up as amazing 30 years later. Enjoy!

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2 thoughts on “National Comedy Center Honoring George Carlin With All-Star Testament To His Legacy In 2020

  1. I’d love to visit the center as soon as it reopens . I don’t have to worry about travel since we are in the sane county here in Western NY and I’m only about 25 mins. away . I would like an email as soon as a date is in the works if possible . Thank You in advance and for your time . Oh by the way S. Dayton NY resident here and I heard about this broadcast on Spectrum News .

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