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Thursday, December 23 2010

The Best 20 Re-Issues of 2010

The year's best re-issues are highlighted by a trio of rock gods in the Stones, Lennon and Bowie as well as a bona fide American jazz genius and a bevy seminal '70s and '80s British bands.


Columns

Thursday, August 2 2012

Stand-Up! America’s Dissenting Tradition Part 3: The Bills of Rights, Hicks & Maher

Two sides of the same coin, Bill Hicks and Bill Maher are comedic patriots; leave (their country) they will not, nor will they leave it alone, for they persist at picking at their nation’s open sores of injustice, hypocrisy, and superficiality.


Reviews

Thursday, February 9 2012

Bill Hicks: The Essential Collection

Finally, a worthy compilation – and appreciation – of the greatest stand-up comedian of the '90s.


Thursday, November 11 2010

Laugh While You Weep with 'Bill Hicks: The Essential Collection'

If Hicks succeeded at anything, his special gift was in delineating the prurience —and profit-seeking— that has always hidden in plain view beneath the puritanical façade our politicians, priests and TV producers obligingly maintain.


Thursday, January 12 2006

Bill Hicks: Sane Man [DVD] / Salvation: Oxford -- November 11, 1992

November 11, 1992 (Rykodisc) -- More archival releases from one of the greatest U.S. comics and satirists reinforce that, 10 years after his death, Hicks's relevance continues to increase.


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