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Not unless Oswald was hanging by his toes.,
This review is from: Arizona Bay (Audio CD)
The thing about comedy albums is that they have a tendency to grow less funny the more you listen to them. Bill Hicks, perhaps the cleverest comedian ever to walk the Earth, and certainly the one dearest to my heart, was acutely aware of this. It is why Arizona Bay, the last album released in his own lifetime, has the feeling of being more an event and a celebration than a comedy album per se. Weaving around the tremendous humour is a music track that almost bizarrely feels right at home and not a step out of place. Listen to the track about the Republican Elephant to know exactly what I mean. The comedy is actually kept quite clipped and there are no enormous monologues that outstay their welcome; what we find at the end is that we have laughed our heads off, thought very deeply, and will almost certainly listen to it again and again. Bill Hicks was not only uproariously funny, but was capable of opening doors in our minds that we didn't even know existed.
To hear him at his most raucously loud and offensive, the posthumously released Rant in E-Minor is your better option. This, however, is pretty much a work of art. He was an immensely clever young man was Bill Hicks.