George Carlin died over the weekend at the age of 71. Like Steve says, none of the just uploaded tribute videos on YouTube have seen much traffic, probably because they can’t possibly capture the rabidly pessimistic, counterculture comedian better than his actual stand-up clips.

Here’s Carlin’s Seven Words You Can’t Say on TV:

And below is the opener from his 13th HBO stand-up special, 2005’s Life is Worth Losing. A carefully crafted spoken-word soliloquy that puts any slam poet to shame.

RIP, George Carlin. I know you didn’t believe in religion or an afterlife, but here’s hoping you’re chilling with Buddy Christ somewhere nice, watching a heavenly CNN.

###UPDATE:  I forgot about the Baseball and Football routine.  Genius:

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