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New World Notes - Bill Hicks
This week on New World Notes: radio program #318, April 8, 2014, from 12:00 to 12:30 p.m. (and on Wednesday from 8:30 to 9:00 p.m.), host Kenneth Dowst pays homage to the late Bill Hicks.
Cultural critic and stand-up comedian, Bill Hicks, died 20 years ago (on February 26, 1994) at age 32. In memoriam, we present a sampling of his recorded work. Alas, his critiques of America are still every bit as relevant--and powerful--as they were in the 1990s. With brief introductions by KD.
Topics include American warfare, ... stupidity in the South, ... gays in the military, ... the War on Drugs, ... and (just a prediction) the night Jay Leno committed suicide on the Tonight show.
Advisory: Adult themes. Listener discretion is advised.
Thanks to Scooter (of The innerSide, on KPFT-FM, Houston) for some of the audio broadcast here. More from Scooter at http://www.aksisofevil.org.
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Series overview: Political and social commentary in a variety of genres. Exploring the gap between what we want--and what they're trying to make us settle for.
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