Love All the People: Letters, Lyrics, Routines

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Constable & Robinson, Jan 1, 2004 - American wit and humor - 308 pages
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In 1993, network executives abruptly cut the final appearance of comedian Bill Hicks - a scathing tirade of digs on the Pope and the pro-life movement - from an episode of The Late Show with David Letterman. His banning from the show, along with a profile in The New Yorker by veteran writer John Lahr, catapulted Hicks to national prominence. Just months later, at age 32, he died of pancreatic cancer. Now available for the first time are Hick's most critical and comic observations, gathered from his stand-up routines, diaries, notebooks, letters, and final writings. This collection features his controversial humor and witheringly funny attacks on American culture, from its worship of celebrity and material goods to its involvement in the first Gulf War. Love All the People faithfully traces Hicks's evolution from a funny but conventional stand-up comedian into a fearless and brilliant iconoclast.

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I love Bill Hicks, but this book is so repetitive, it starts to get boring. Read full review

Review: Love All the People: Letters, Lyrics, Routines

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Some really funny bits in here, but there's just too much repetition and it becomes such a slog to read the same sketch four times within an hour. Shame really, for content alone it's a four star, but the repetition and poor editing kills it. Read full review


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