Reviews of Bill Hicks

Stand-Up Comedian Bill Hicks

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Born: December 16, 1961

Death: February 26, 1994

Blue Meter: Risqué

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  • Material: 43210
  • Overall: 43210

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Delivery: 43210 | Material: 43210 | Overall:43210

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spartak333 rated: Delivery: 32121 Material: 32121
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generic Dead Frog avatar -Buddy- says:
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Not the funniest comedian, but one of the most notable pioneers for “dark comedy” and possibly one of the best writers comedy as seen. Hicks was a purist at heart and never detoured from his beliefs. He is one of the most admirable artists in the comedic craft and will always be remembered by his confident, crowd commanding attitude and perseverance of the distaste he received while he was alive.

generic Dead Frog avatar flicto13 says:
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You cannot deny this man is in his own stratosphere. Still completely entertaining, truthsayer and relevant. Even with politics, he is still dead on! Sadly. I would have followed him into a Revolution, LOL!

generic Dead Frog avatar canucklesmith says:
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Best comic ever!!! I just wish I got to see him live.  His material was hilarious but he was even more funny when the audience didn`t get it.

generic Dead Frog avatar JCLII says:
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true genius. cursed with vision.

generic Dead Frog avatar QuinnSanford says:
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Bill was a true comedian. I’ve always said that most good comedians are the philosophers of our time and Bill’s “love of wisdom” has made for some great CD’s/DVD’s that we can cherish forever. A thinking man of comedy. R.I.P.

generic Dead Frog avatar scrotor says:
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Remarkable, unique often imitated. Better yet Bill Hicks has been ripped off by just about everyone from his era once he died. He gave comics the same courage to cross the line that Lenny Bruce, George Carlin and Richard Pryor did for their peers. However, just like the three aforementioned comics, Bill Hicks has few peers, meerely inspired dopplegangers.

generic Dead Frog avatar nkulkifrop says:
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What “Goatboy” said.

generic Dead Frog avatar RobNox says:
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A master of his craft.  Brave and uncompromising material and brilliant delivery and stage presence.  He’s sadly missed.

generic Dead Frog avatar CerebralSteve says:
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A very unhappy, angry comic. I liked him the first time I listened, but his bitterness wore me down. His bright spot is his delivery, which is the stuff of legends. Not as groundbreaking to me, but funny at times.

generic Dead Frog avatar Rusty Scalpel says:
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The most courageous artist of my lifetime as well as the most brilliant.

generic Dead Frog avatar MattyB says:
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Intellectual and comedic, Bill Hicks is a legend with material that was just as important then as it is now. One of the funniest comedians ever, and one of the most brilliant.

generic Dead Frog avatar NCHammer326 says:
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Few comedians can have an impact as profound as Hicks’. Nobody can hold a candle to Hicks’ style and wit.

generic Dead Frog avatar steph.sottile says:
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Insightful, intelligent, incredibly funny rant-filled WONDERFUL!

generic Dead Frog avatar RimmelTG says:
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G.O.A.T.

generic Dead Frog avatar Goatboy says:
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Not only a brilliantly funny man, but his material does what comedy can be best at doing, it makes you think about what is being said. His delivery is wonderful, years on the circuit honed it. Listen to several versions of the same act, in bootlegs and officials releases, and you can hear the evolution of his timing on a joke until it becomes spot one. One of the greats.

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generic Dead Frog avatar Kid Showbizness says:
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Fearless; he eviscerates his topics: politics, culture, the drug war, religion.  So talented that comedy clubs more interested in booking Gallagher and Carrottop had to take notice.  Amazing.

generic Dead Frog avatar Chase Roper says:
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I feel torn on this guy. Personally, I just think he’s that funny. He’s good at swearing and yelling which at the time he was performing, was new cutting edge, but now its par for the course. I just don’t want to get chastised by the rest of the comedy community for not being in love with Bill Hicks.

generic Dead Frog avatar carlosbob says:
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Best comedian ever!  Often imitated or plagiarized (I’m looking at you Denis Leary), Bill was an original that would always push the envelope of comedy.  Truly a comedian’s comedian!

generic Dead Frog avatar musicmaniac says:
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The “holy grail” of comedy.  It took me till 2004 to learn of Mr. Hicks even though I was up on all the other truly greats of that era.  Have no idea how I missed Bill but I’ve done my best to get my hands on all the Bill Hicks I can find.  My hard drive groans from the magnitude of the “Bill Hicks Files” contained therein.  All Hail Bill-ez-abozo!

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