Bill Hicks - December 16, 1961 – February 26, 1994

When Bill Hicks was Cool

“You go up to crippled people too, dancing? Come on Ironside… race ya!” so said Bill Hicks once upon a time. That time being before people didn’t constantly invoke his, “It’s just a ride man” schtick.

Bill’s gone and can’t defend himself from Sainthood and Hippy-Dippy relativism. The hipsters and the old folks like me are both claiming him and washing his shroud in our tears. But at heart, he was an insightful dude who said stuff straight. What follows is one of the things that made me love Bill’s work. Well, some of it. Some of was horrible mimsy. But not this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDW_Hj2K0wo

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