Bill Hicks was arguably the most influential stand-up comedian of the last 30 years. He was funny, out of hand, impossible to ignore and genuinely disturbing. His work has inspired Michael Moore, Mark Thomas and Robert Newman among others. The trade paperback published in February 2003 was the first collected work and included major stand-up routines, diary, notebook and letters extracts, plus his final writings, most previously unpublished. This smaller format paperback has extra material discovered subsequently.… (more)
I'll tell you how you can solve this abortion thing right now: those unwanted babies that women leave in alleys and in dumpsters? Leave about twelve of them on the Supreme Court steps.
If you believe drugs don't do anything good for us, do me this favour, will you? Go home tonight, take all your albums and tapes, K? And burn 'em. Cos you know what? The musicians who made all that great music . . . reeeeeeeal . . . high on drugs.
A lot of Christians wear crosses around their necks. You think when Jesus comes back he ever wants to see a . . . cross? Kind of like going up to Jackie Onassis with a rifle pendant on, you know?
By the way, if anyone here is in advertising or marketing . . . kill yourself. Thank you, thank you, thanks.
Actually, I was for the war, I was just against the troops, and ah . . . I didn't like those young people. I was all for the carnage, don't get me wrong, I am an American.