The Heroes of Counter Culture and their Comic Genius

18 03 2007

Tuesday March 20th in HCL 4

8:00 PM – Censoring of Bill Hicks

Bill Hicks
Bands such as Tool, Radiohead, and Rage Against the Machine made tributes to this legendary stand up comedian. This documentary is a rare insight into the battle against censorship that the great Bill Hicks waged against corporate America and its mainstream media for the better part of 15 years.
Hosted by Janeane Garofalo, it documents Bill’s transition from a non- drinking, non- smoking, straight laced funny man, to a hard drinking, hard smoking, drug taking angry ranter, to the happy and finally, peaceful and insightful man of much wisdom.

Rest in Peace- 02.26.1994

9:20 PM – Robert Anton Wilson: Maybe Logic
Robert Anton Wilson
Quantum psychologist. Sit-down comic/philosopher. Discordian Pope. Whatever the label and rank, Robert Anton Wilson is undeniably one of the foundations of 21th Century Western counterculture. Maybe Logic – The Lives and Ideas of Robert Anton Wilson is a cinematic alchemy that conjures it all together in a hilarious and mind-bending journey guaranteed to increase your brain size 2 – 3 inches! Robert Anton Wilson is a man who has passed through the trials of chapel perilous and found himself on wondrous ground where nothing is for certain, even the treasured companionship of a six-foot-tall white Prolific American novelist, essayist, philosopher, futurologist, anarchist. Guerrilla ontologist. Psychedelic magician. rabbit.

Also Featuring: Paul Krassner, Douglas Rushkoff, Douglass Smith, Tom Robbins, R.U. Sirius

Rest in Discord- 01.11.2007

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