Within the first four minutes of Life Is Worth Losing, George Carlin reminds everyone why he is one of the all-time greatest standup comedians. The juxtapositions of his modern-jargon exercise "A Modern Man" leave no doubt that -- while he has slowed down his usually vigorous schedule of touring, TV specials, and other appearances -- he hasn't lost a step. Celebrating over half a century in entertainment, Carlin brings to the performance some of his most caustic, most morbid (including a good ten minutes on suicide alone), and yet somehow most witty material to date, especially when taking on the plight of the human condition in America, circa 2005.
Life Is Worth Losing Review
by Rob Theakston