It's Bad for Ya

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It's Bad for Ya is the 19th album, and 14th and final HBO stand-up comedy special by stand-up comedian George Carlin.wikipedia
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It's Bad for Ya is the 19th album, and 14th and final HBO stand-up comedy special by stand-up comedian George Carlin.
Carlin's final HBO special, It's Bad for Ya, was filmed less than four months before his death from cardiac arrest.

60th Primetime Emmy Awards

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The live HBO performance special was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music, or Comedy Special at the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Luther Burbank Center for the Arts

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Filmed in the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa, California, the show's stage behind Carlin was designed to represent a cozy living room theme.
The venue was the site of the taping of comedian Lewis Black's fourth album, Luther Burbank Performing Arts Center Blues, and the final recorded performance by comedian George Carlin, his 14th HBO special, It's Bad for Ya.

Life Is Worth Losing

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The album is the follow-up to the 2005 HBO special Life Is Worth Losing.

Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album

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It's Bad for Ya received the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album, awarded posthumously. The audio recording of the special won the Grammy for Best Comedy Album in the 51st Grammy Awards.

51st Annual Grammy Awards

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The audio recording of the special won the Grammy for Best Comedy Album in the 51st Grammy Awards.

HBO

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It's Bad for Ya is the 19th album, and 14th and final HBO stand-up comedy special by stand-up comedian George Carlin.

Stand-up comedy

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It's Bad for Ya is the 19th album, and 14th and final HBO stand-up comedy special by stand-up comedian George Carlin.

Heart failure

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It was televised live on March 1, 2008, on HBO, less than four months before Carlin died of heart failure at age 71.

Santa Rosa, California

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Filmed in the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa, California, the show's stage behind Carlin was designed to represent a cozy living room theme.

Emmy Award

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The live HBO performance special was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music, or Comedy Special at the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards.

For Your Consideration (album)

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For Your Consideration received a Grammy nomination for Best Comedy Album, but lost to George Carlin's It's Bad for Ya.

Chewed Up

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George Carlin, (who had coincidentally filmed his final one-hour special on the same night of March 1, 2008) died of heart failure on June 22.

Suckin' It for the Holidays

Her first comedy album, For Your Consideration, received a Best Comedy Album nomination in 2008 but George Carlin posthumously won for It's Bad for Ya.

Kathy Griffin

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However, she lost to George Carlin's It's Bad for Ya.