Friedrich Nietzsche tells us, “We have art so that we may not perish by the truth,” and Kelly Carlin’s production, A Carlin Home Companion, echoes this sharp dictum in a performance that isn’t to be missed. The 90-minute one woman show, features skillful storytelling by the only child of the comedic-legend, George Carlin. Gone from the world since 2008, his life is reflected through poignant, bewitching narration by a soul whose mannerisms could never mask her own DNA. What appears effortless is the precision of the spirited calmness of her delivery – fueled by a truth she has wrestled with, and won....
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Kelly performing A Carlin Home Companion at SXSW
March 12, 2012
A Carlin Home Companion is off to SXSW!
February 20, 2012
Comedy Showcases have long been a fixture of the SXSW Music Festival. In 2011 they became a popular feature of the Film and Interactive Festival evening lineups as well. Now in 2012, comedy programming makes its appearance in SXSW's daytime offerings with daily events on the Next Stage in the SXSW Trade Show, and SXSW Interactive Festival sessions in the Convergence Theme at the Austin Convention Center.
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Kelly Is In The New York Times!
February 9, 2012, 10:09 AM
Seven Words You Can Say on Radio: Carlin’s Daughter Gets a Comedy Interview Show
By DAVE ITZKOFF
Kelly Carlin is the daughter of the comedian George Carlin. At a time when it seems that everyone and his brother has a show or podcast about comedians, Sirius XM believes it has found a new wrinkle on the format: a program hosted by Kelly Carlin, the daughter of the famous stand-up George Carlin.
On Thursday the satellite radio broadcaster is expected to announce that it will carry “The Kelly Carlin Show,” a new monthly program on which Ms. Carlin will speak with comedy personalities about their work and their lives. The first installment, scheduled for Sunday, will feature an interview with Robin Williams and will be heard on Sirius XM’s Raw Dog Comedy channel as well as a new channel, Carlin’s Corner, that will focus on George Carlin’s performances and material.
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Kelly Reading "The Liminal" at Holidazed Show - December - 2011