- George Carlin is considered one of the best comics of all time
- Artificial intelligence looks to bring him back to life
- THIS is how and not everyone is a fan
The comedy genius that was George Carlin died in 2008, but AI is bringing him back to life in a new comedy special, as 'USA Today' reports. 'Dudesy', an AI comedy platform from Will Sasso of 'Mad TV' and podcaster Chad Kultgen, is hosting the hour-long comedy special. Dudesy makes sure to point out that the content is not from the real George Carlin.
Why the fake George?
Instead, AI is impersonating his voice, personality and more. "For the next hour I'll be doing my best George Carlin impersonation just like a human being would. I tried to capture his iconic style to tackle the topics I think the comedy legend would be talking about today," its YouTube description says.
"I listened to all of George Carlin’s material and did my best to imitate his voice, cadence and attitude," it says to fans. But is it too creepy to consider a real feature? The AI version of Carlin addresses polarizing issues such as Donald Trump, trans Americans, tech and more...
Watch the video above to learn more!