BILL HICKS Dark Poet Live (1992)

Dark Poet Live (1992)
Disturbing Unreleased Stand-Up

A legendary, unreleased 1992 Toronto show by the late, great comic, Bill Hicks. Those who know his work should enjoy this show, but even fans will be amazed at how “dark” Hicks is during this performance. The crowd is subdued and Hicks, who’s working with a fever, takes issue with their complacency almost immediately. It kind of goes downhill from there. It’s not a total disaster gig, just one of those performances that’s more confrontational than funny. “I feel like I’m doing this in the Great Northwest, and I’m all alone in a fucking clearing on a tree stump,” Hicks says, punctuating the silence with his own cricket sounds. Raw Hicks.


Human Fellowship (3:00)
The Comedy Of Hate (3:24)
Settle In For This One (2:59)
Willy’s Balance (6:05)
It’s All A Dream (6:11)
Little Satan Boy (5:22)
A Man Of Taste And Decency (4:58)
Mystery In My Trousers (3:37)
Cancer! Cancer! (4:44)
The Irony Of Pure Hatred (6:06)
Deep Hole Of Comedic Ineptitude (2:55)
The God Of Comedy – Jah (5:16)
I’m Talking To Myself (5:52)
That Is Cleverness (4:25)

 

9 Comments

  • 1
    Anonymous
    March 9, 2009 - 08:43 | Permalink

    Thanks for this, the world can always use a little more Bill.
    Mal

  • 2
    Capt. Willard
    March 9, 2009 - 08:51 | Permalink

    You know it Mal. Thanks for commenting.

  • 3
    redsock
    March 9, 2009 - 18:47 | Permalink

    Long live Bill Hicks!

  • 4
    Bob K
    March 10, 2009 - 02:07 | Permalink

    Toronto audiences are a little more (as in too) respectful at times. Put that together with a guy like Hicks who needed a live breathing audience and this was bound to happen. Can't wait to hear this…

  • 5
    Art
    March 10, 2009 - 02:40 | Permalink

    Absolutely great post. I still pull out some Hicks every month or two. Very funny, insightful guy, and I swear I could feel him spinning in his grave over the past 8 years.

  • 6
    3410
    March 11, 2009 - 10:17 | Permalink

    "Funny material and laughter will be dubbed in later." Ha.

  • 7
    Nazz Nomad
    March 13, 2009 - 15:31 | Permalink

    cool- was just listening to Rant In E Monor yesterday… looking forward to this.

  • 8
    Capt. Willard
    November 8, 2009 - 16:28 | Permalink

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  • 9
    October 8, 2011 - 12:06 | Permalink

    Good stuff.

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