You Can’t Make This Sh** Up


It “might have been funny if it were not so pathetic.” That’s Ronald K. L. Collins, a First Amendment scholar, commenting on the Kennedy Center’s decision to bleep a video of George Carlin doing his signature “Seven Words You Can Never Say On Television” routine. The occasion was the posthumous awarding of the Mark Twain prize to Carlin. This is how they honor his memory?

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