Brain Droppings is a 1997 book by comedian George Carlin. This was Carlin’s “first real book” and contains much of Carlin’s stand-up comedy material. George Denis Patrick Carlin was an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and social critic. He was known for his black comedy and reflections on politics, the English language, psychology, religion, and various taboo subjects. Born: May 12, 1937, Manhattan, New York, NY Died: June 22, 2008, Santa Monica, CA R.I.P.