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Bill Hicks BBC documentary

Telling the story of comedic genius Bill Hicks

Some people throw parades for firemen. Others wave flags at Marines: "Thank you for your service." But for those of us who live to subvert authority — and who have sensed a strange hilarity emanating from this shitty planet since before puberty — the lat
Wild ride
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  June 10, 2011
You Can't Wait To See "American: The Bill Hicks Story"

You Can't Wait To See "American: The Bill Hicks Story"

I saw a beyond-amazing documentary about 80s comic king Bill Hicks at the IFF-Boston this past weekend (it hits theaters in the UK next month,...
By Chris Faraone  |  April 27, 2010

Interview: Patton Oswalt

For someone who came up as part of the "alternative comedy" scene of the 1990s, Patton Oswalt is becoming increasingly mainstream.
On staying sharp
By RYAN STEWART  |  February 05, 2010

Alchemical ascendancy

Maynard James Keenan, to borrow an observation made about the young William Burroughs, has the face of a sheep-killing dog — taut, starved, bleakly symmetrical, with an underhang of menace.
Into the heart of Tool’s darkness
By JAMES PARKER  |  May 17, 2006