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Any Bill Hicks fans in here

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by thepharcyde, 2 Jun 2006.

  1. thepharcyde


    Joined: 17 Mar 2004

    Posts: 8,258

    I recently got introduced to this legends comical style, and spent a most entertaining drive home listening to a couple of recorded cd's. After driving for almost 2 hours of tears laughter and utter shock, this man was the funniest guy to ever grace the stage.

    If some of you have not heard any of his stuff, I totally recommend him, he is very close to the mark, so be warned. But.....if you have a sick SOH like mine, he will have you in stitches in a matter of minutes.

    RIP Hicks!
  2. JaFFa


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 4,905

    Location: London

    There are a couple of guys floating about here with hicks sigs. If you like bill hicks then I recommed you look for some George Carlin, similar style and just as funny.
  3. Hedge


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 18,231

    Location: Somewhere in the middle.

    yeah im a fan of his stuff. shame that he died early.

    popular comedian on here, although some people think he is crap. crazy fools :)
  4. Roalith

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 7 Sep 2003

    Posts: 2,092

    Big Hicks fan here. Revelations is a superb DVD if you can get hold of it :)

    Also - see if you can get a copy of the 'Loses it' session - believe it was in front of a live audience in Chicago, he got a mite fed up at being heckled. Highly entertaining :D
  5. SeriousPigeon


    Joined: 1 Aug 2003

    Posts: 591

    Very very funny. Have watched or listened to quite alot of his shows.
    He could have done with expanding his material though, as a lot of it was quite heavily repeated.
    I think that the Revelations video is one of his best.
  6. Carzy


    Joined: 21 Nov 2002

    Posts: 8,313

    Location: a

    Hicks is an absolute legends. His drugs stuff is spot-on.
  7. Bony Maloney


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 9,841

    Location: Welsh Wales

    The Sane Man DVD is worth a look. I miss him, and would love to hear his take on the world today.
    "Oh goat boy you shaggy old smelly thing you :D " RIP Bill

    Last edited: 2 Jun 2006
  8. penski


    Joined: 9 May 2005

    Posts: 20,834

    Location: NE8

    Hicks for the win. Seriously.

    *n (Goat Boy)
  9. unclelonghair


    Joined: 29 Sep 2004

    Posts: 908

    Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

    Saw him play in Newcastle many years ago - simply amazing.

    A great loss to comedy.
  10. JimmyEatWorms


    Joined: 18 May 2003

    Posts: 4,686

    Location: Londinium

    Goatboy is here to please you...

    Genius. One of the funniest comedians of all time IMO.
  11. sinister_stu


    Joined: 15 Nov 2002

    Posts: 447

    Very funny man, the drugs routines he did are some of my favourites.
  12. Bony Maloney


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 9,841

    Location: Welsh Wales

    Not long now for the "Drink Coke" Ad :)
  13. xander_uk2


    Joined: 2 Dec 2003

    Posts: 993

    Location: Inverness Scotland

    Another Hicks fane here :)

    His "Flying Saucer" CD hasn't left my car yet. Seen 2 of his live shows also

    It's true that some material was repeated somewhat, but he is still a legend imo
  14. Flibster


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 34,033

    Oh yes. Love his stuff - especially the JFK assination. :D

    Used to have a Hicks sig - but got complaints about it. ;)

    George Carlin is fabulous as well.

    Can't listen to either while driving anymore..

  15. skinnyl


    Joined: 26 Mar 2003

    Posts: 781

    another fan here.

    love his work.

  16. Roalith

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 7 Sep 2003

    Posts: 2,092

    Wrap your legs around my neck and let me wear you like a nose bag!!! Neieigihghhhhhh...

    RIP Bill. World would be a better place if he were still alive today.
  17. thepharcyde


    Joined: 17 Mar 2004

    Posts: 8,258

  18. m3csl2004


    Joined: 17 Jun 2005

    Posts: 621

    Location: Sheffield

    he was a legend

    the stuff he did about england was quite funny i thought (being english)

    hooligans :D
  19. Nana

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 9 Nov 2002

    Posts: 1,342

    a dying mans license to speak the truth about Bush (snr) and his deplorable children.....
  20. Beren


    Joined: 30 Jul 2004

    Posts: 2,833

    Location: Auckland

    Holds hand up as a Bill Hicks fan

    Must go out and buy some of his videos etc have some of his live shows on the puter, Genius.

    Frightening too though I only found out about him a couple of years ago, was listening to a recording and cracking up, then realised he was talking about the 1st gulf war... His jokes were still sooo relevant it was scary!