Tag: Bill Hicks

American: The Bill Hicks Story

Screen Reviews

He called himself “Noam Chomsky with dick jokes”, but he was much more than that. James Mann looks at the new documentary on the comic genius and social commentator that was the great Bill Hicks.

Love All The People

Print Reviews

Bill Hicks believed that great comedy provides an answer, and he tried to provide more than a few in his own work. A new book collects those answers on subjects ranging from gun control to pornography to movie criticism, by reprinting verbatim his unsacrificing routines, letters and other writings. Ben Varkentine looks at this gifted, cursed man.

Bill Hicks

Music Reviews

Flying Saucer Tour, Vol. 1: Pittsburgh, PA, 6/20/91 (Rykodisc). Review by Matt Cibula.

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Greg Hoy

Greg Hoy

Interviews

Fascinated by the arcane world of musical gear, Randy Radic spoke with dyed-in-the-wool gearhead Greg Hoy about his setup on new EP Holy Mother of God, how he produces his unique sound, and a gear-gone-wrong moment.

Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson

Event Reviews

Joe Jackson brought his Two Rounds of Racket tour to the Lincoln Theatre in Washington D.C. on Monday. Bob Pomeroy was in the area and caught the show.

Matías Meyer

Matías Meyer

Interviews

With only a week to go before powerful new feature Louis Riel or Heaven Touches The Earth premieres in the Main Slate at UNAM International Film Festival, Lily and Generoso sat down for an in-depth conversation with the film’s director, Matías Meyer.

Mostly True

Mostly True

Print Reviews

Carl F. Gauze reviews the fascinating Mostly True: The West’s Most Popular Hobo Graffiti Magazine, a chronicle of forgotten outsider subculture.

The Tin Star

The Tin Star

Screen Reviews

Anthony Mann’s gorgeous monochrome western, The Tin Star, may have been shot in black and white, but its themes are never that easily defined.