• George Carlin: Colin Quinn, Dave Attell, Kelly Carlin, Jim Norton pay tribute (Exclusive video)

    George Carlin way became a reality in New York City yesterday, thanks to the work of comedian Kevin Bartini, his team and thousands of supporters. Laughspin was lucky enough to be at the ceremony where hundreds of fans, friends and comedians gathered to pay tribute to the iconic comedian who died in 2008. We had the chance to chat with George’s daughter Kelly Carlin as well as Bartini, Dave Attell,

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    George Carlin Way becomes reality! Watch the unveiling (Video)

    It’s been three years in the making, but George Carlin Way is officially a reality. Earlier this afternoon a few hundred comedy fans and comedians damned to hell the wet, cold and incredibly windy day to gather at the corner of Morningside Drive and 121st Street in Harlem to not just see the literal unveiling of the sign but also to hear George’s daughter Kelly, older brother Patrick, George’s girlfriend

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    George Carlin to be honored by Colin Quinn, Keith Olbermann as George Carlin Way unveiled (Exclusive)

    This past summer, three years after comedian Kevin Bartini launched a fraught-filled campaign to rename a New York City street after the late George Carlin, the city council passed a bill to do just that. Mayor Bill de Blasio signed the order that would allow the 400 block of West 121st Street  to be renamed “George Carlin Way.” And on Oct. 22 at 1 pm at the corner of West

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    George Carlin Way a go in New York City: Comedians Kevin Bartini, Adam Lash get street named after legendary comedian

    Comedians Kevin Bartini and Adam Lash have fought tirelessly for three years to dedicate a block of New York City to the memory of the late great George Carlin. And today, their work has paid off. Just moments ago, the New York City Council unanimously passed an omnibus bill that included George Carlin Way in this year’s street renamings. Mayor Bill de Blasio will formerly sign the bill into law

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    Lewis Black, Lizz Winstead, Todd Barry, more honor George Carlin (Exclusive video)

    Last night, an all-star line-up of comedians came together at Gotham Comedy Club in New York to honor the late George Carlin. “Reverence for the Irreverent: A Tribute to George Carlin” was a fundraiser for the campaign to rename a block of Carlin’s beloved neighborhood in New York City. George Carlin Way is in the final stages of being approved by the City Council and last night was a pre-celebration

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    Todd Barry, Lizz Winstead, Nick DiPaolo, more to honor George Carlin with live show

    On Wednesday, July 17, comedian Kevin Bartini and Gotham Comedy Club will present, Reverence for the Irreverent: A Tribute to George Carlin. Back in October, a group of dedicated George Carlin fans exited a community board meeting victorious when they voted in favor of renaming a block of Manhattan’s W. 121st Street after the late Mark Twain Award winner. The movement met resistance from conservative leaders in the community, namely

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    After a year of opposition, board approves George Carlin street naming in New York City

    After more than a year of severe opposition from the Corpus Cristi church, the plan to co-name a portion of Manhattan’s W. 121st Street after the late, great George Carlin was approved by a community board this week. New York comedian Kevin Bartini, the man behind the movement to honor the legendary comedian and author, began spearheading the campaign in May 2011, collecting signatures online and in person and making

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    Comedian pushing for George Carlin street naming clears Catholic church hurdle

    Seven Dirty Words You Can’t Say on W. 121st Street: George Carlin Is Evil And Will Corrupt And Ruin Our Children. Okay, that may be more than 7 words, but the absurd message coming from the church on the same block has been shut down yesterday in a miraculous (no pun intended) turn of events. Yesterday the campaign for George Carlin Way leapt over its first and biggest hurdle. Last

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    Catholic Church fights against George Carlin street naming

    A storm has been brewing on the Upper West Side of New York City. And it’s all George Carlin’s fault. Sort of. We’ve been keeping you updated on comedian Kevin Bartini’s charge to rename the 500 block of W. 121st St. after the late legendary comedian. A meeting was held last night to discuss the renaming. A entire TWO members from the opposition attended to voice their outrage: a father

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