… I wanna live. I don’t wanna die. That’s the whole meaning of life: Not dying! I figured that out by myself in the third grade …
Avoid Probate – George Carlin – Bio
Born May 12, 1937 – Died June 22, 2008
American Comedian, Social Critic, Actor, Author, Five-Time Grammy Winner
Avoid Probate – George Carlin – Note
Note: “Talk about a live show! It’s nice to see you, welcome, and thanks for joining us — live.”
With those words, the comedian George Carlin became the host of the first episode of “Saturday Night Live,” the NBC late-night show that became a television landmark.
Mr. Carlin died Sunday (June 22, 2008) at the age of 71. It speaks volumes about his prominence as a comedian that the NBC executives turned to him to host the inaugural show.