Comedian George Carlin, 71, died of heart failure Sunday evening at Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica according to a spokesperson. Carlin, who mined comedy from the absurdity of words and fighting censorship, had a history of heart problems. Rather than eulogize him extensively, let's remember him via a couple of his classic routines.
Baseball vs. Football
The Seven Words That Can Never Be Said on Television
The New York Times has a fairly complete summary of his career.