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Mark Goff captured Milwaukee's counterculture with his lens and his pen

Published Dec. 3, 2018

Mark Goff, who was there to document in words and on film that important era of Milwaukee history, is no longer here ... hard as that is to believe. After battling cancer for a number of years, Goff passed away at his East Side home on Friday at the age of 71.


Summerfest 50: George Carlin's Big Gig act for the ages

Published June 13, 2017

In its early days, the Summerfest grounds in no way resembled the sophisticated venue we see today. The stages were wooden platforms under rented tents, and performers were generally delivered there by boat. On July 21, 1972, George Carlin was one of them.


Summerfest 50: The 1970s

Published June 1, 2017

Summerfest followed its big 1968 debut with an even larger - though still diffuse - schedule in '69. But dramatic changes began in 1970 and continued throughout the decade as the Big Gig became bigger and bigger.


George Carlin's daughter debuts new satellite radio show

Published Feb. 12, 2012

"The Kelly Carlin Show" debuts at 6 p.m. today on the SiriusXM satellite radio Raw Dog Comedy channel, which is #99. On the first Sunday of every month, Kelly will interview a famous comedian about life, careers and the end of the world according to the Mayan calendar. First up today is Robin Williams


OnMedia: Not as simple as seven dirty words

Published May 12, 2010

George Carlin's famous list of seven words you can't say on TV isn't really what broadcasters take into account when they bleep out a word. As a WUWM case shows, it's more complicated than that.

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Published June 23, 2008

Our entry today is dedicated to comedian George Carlin, who died Sunday at age 73. Thanks to a controversial appearance in 1972, Carlin will forever be linked to Milwaukee and Summerfest.