Biography Channel's show on the late, great genius of comedy and master of the English language, George Carlin. Featuring rare interviews with family members and friends. For fans of Lenny. A quick overview of The Life and Times of George Carlin. His life is covered from birth until death in this quick rundown of The Life and Times of this legendary comedian. Lightless Dawn by. A comprehensive interview with the iconic comedian George Carlin. He recounts his early career from childhood dreams of becoming an actor like Danny Kaye all the way up to his 1960's transformation.