Today I watched a documentary about Bill Hicks (the adjunct Patron Saint of Slope, 2nd only to George Carlin, blessed be his name). It was fantastic. Here’s a trailer for it:
Bill, like George, captures so much of what I feel………..rage……..disappointment…….and a persistent puzzlement as to why people don’t wake up. Of course, our God is a selfish God, and he took Bill away from us when he was only 32 years old. God always like good funny men and snatches them away……..like Sam Kinison, John Belushi, and Chris Farley.
Of course, he leaves us with smug, boring shit like Billy Crystal and Jay Leno. Speaking of which: