Jim Carrey profile in The Atlantic

The Existential Clown: Why Jim Carrey makes us uncomfortable: Jim Carrey will loom large in our shattered posterity, I believe, because his filmography amounts to a uniquely sustained engagement with the problem of the self. Who knows how the self became such a problem, or when we began to feel the falseness in our nature? […]

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The Evolution of George Carlin

WFMU’s Beware of the Blog has a great piece on George Carlin’s early years, including clips and audio. WFMU’s Beware of the Blog: “The Early George Carlin 1956-1970″: “The musicians I knew had gone through that transition … I’m listening to Bob Dylan … and I realize these artists are using their talent to project […]

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