Jammin in New York DVD
Jammin in New YorkDVD
When George Carlin is asked which HBO concert is his favorite, his answer is always, "Jammin' In New York." The reasons are several: It was his first HBO show done live; it was the first he had done in his hometown, New York City; and it was the largest audience he had ever worked before: 6,500. But Carlin says it also represented a newfound sophistication in his writing. "It was the first time I had done truly extended pieces consisting of separate sections all flowing together. It was a big leap for me." The show, taped at the Paramount Theater in Madison Square Garden, is a perfect blend of biting social commentary and more gently-observed observational pieces.