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Outlaw Comic: The Censoring of Bill Hicks

“Outlaw Comic: The Censoring of Bill Hicks” is a documentary about the life and career of Bill Hicks as a standup comedian and social critic. Hicks is known for his often controversial jokes related anywhere from politics to religion.

Outlaw Comic: The Censoring of Bill Hicks features a part of Hick’s Late Show with David Letterman appearance that was edited out. In his usual fashion, Hicks appearance came with jokes aimed at religious sects, which made Letterman and his producers nervous so certain parts of his performance were censored.

The film also features old footages of Hick’s performance, his struggles in the entertainment business as well as his notorious substance abuse problem. Hicks was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer on June 16, 1993 and died four months after the censorship of his routine at David Letterman’s show. Hicks wasn’t exactly forthcoming with the public with the disease he was afflicted with but he would often joke onstage that it would be his last performance.

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