George Carlin

Toledo Window Box

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The cover on this one tells you pretty much all you need to know about the dominant subject material here -- drugs. The beginning of the album dwells fairly directly on the subject (you'll never look at the Seven Dwarves the same way again), but much of the rest of the album's material draws heavily from stoner culture; it's hard to imagine someone straight and sober spending as much time thinking or talking about snot or farts as Carlin has here. That's not all there is to the album, though. There's a lot of Carlin's trademark wordplay and some insightful social commentary, so as with other early Carlin records, you don't have to be part of the drug culture to find it devastatingly funny.

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