Outlaw Comic: The Censoring of Bill Hicks

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A biographical documentary on the late great comedian Bill Hicks and his career; in particular the censorship by Letterman that scarred it. Hosted by Janeane Garofalo, this documentary tells the story of Bill’s transition from a non-drinking, non-smoking, straight laced funny man, to a hard drinking, hard smoking, drug taking angry ranter, to the happy and finally, peaceful and insightful man of much wisdom. A rare insight into the battle against censorship that the great Bill Hicks waged against corporate America and it’s mainstream media for the better part of 15 years. After 11 successful appearances on The Tonight Show with David Lettermen, the ‘powers that be’ axed Bill’s final performance from the show. 4 months later, Bill would tragically die from pancreatic cancer at the age of 32.

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  • Laura Bay

    Jenine is not a neocon, she is a liberal.

  • andy

    you cencored the documentary.why? oxymoron. and that neocon biatch narrated the documentary genen gerloffalou (catch spell her name).

  • william hale

    wtf!!! your censoring a doco about his cencorship

  • Keno

    Is it me or how bout actually being able to watch a doc?

  • elmo rockerchild

    ok.. you got a documentary here called "outlaw comic: the censoring of bill hicks" and you censor it??? what the fk is that????

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