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Sling: Unseen Bill Hicks

Sling: Unseen Bill Hicks

Legendary, and deceased, stand-up comic Bill Hicks was a favorite on David Letterman’s NBC talk show. Hicks was always volatile, in a way that was revolutionary in his industry, at the time. Many years ago, Letterman chose not to air an appearance by Hicks, the only time he’s ever completely cut a comic out of the taped show. Showing his regret, and to pay tribute, Letterman invited Hicks’ mom to the show so he could properly revisit the original appearance. Here’s a clip, courtesy of Sling:

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