George Carlin, 71, Dies of Heart Failure

ABush Editor
  • George Carlin, 71, died on Sunday of heart failure in Santa Monica, CA. The Grammy-award winning comedian is best known for his off-color humor and sharp social commentary.


    It is said that Carlin struggled with a heart condition since the 1970's, and, according to the Wasington Post and other reports, Carlin checked into the hospital yesterday afternoon after experiencing chest pain.


    With a comedy career spanning half a century, Carlin will surely be missed.


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Published On: June 23, 2008