Adam Carolla's epic bleeping anti-Occupy Wall Street rant [Audio]
Adam Carolla, host of the "The Adam Carolla Show" podcast, has some passionate feelings when it comes to the Occupy Wall Street movement, as he revealed in an expletive-laden rant on an episode of the show recorded in November.
"There's something that's come up in this country that didn't used to exist. And that's envy," Carolla said, starting slow. "We're now dealing with the first wave of participation-trophy, empowered, I feel so good about myself, everybody's a winner, there's no losers ... that's who we're dealing with now."
Carolla started to get audibly more worked up.
"What we created is a bunch of self-entitled monsters. People are so far out of it in what they expect and what they think realistic is and the set of rules that pertains to them versus the other guys."
The man once known for doling out edgy "Loveline" sex advice on KROQ and MTV is one of the first Hollywood celebrities to speak out against the Occupy movement, including celebs like Kanye West and Russell Simmons who visited Zuccotti Park to express their support for the 99%. (No mention of Jay-Z, whose attempt to profit off the 99% was not well received, though Simmons thought it was OK.)
"The Adam Carolla Show" rant Carolla's podcast rant has quickly been embraced by conservative talkers, including Glenn Beck.
During the taping of Beck's radio show Thursday, the host had written on the blackboard behind him: "I'm sure he will hate this but: Adam Carolla is my hero! Forget George Washington."
"It is one of the most foul things I've heard in a long time," Beck said of the rant. "Although, there is a certain glee and pleasure I gained in listening to it."
So below, for your listening pleasure, is an edited version of Carolla's rant, courtesy of the Blaze -- or, if you want that "certain glee and pleasure" enjoyed by Mr. Beck, you can listen to the (extremely) profanity-laden original rant here.
-- Patrick Kevin Day
Photo: Adam Carolla. Credit: Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times