Amazon Advent 04 – “Artistic Roll Call” (Bill Hicks)

Artistic Roll Call Bill Hicks Rant In E-Minor Genre: Comedy I’m going to wind down my “Comedy (But Let’s Acknowledge Them For Something Other Than Their Comedy)” thread by dropping the parenthetical. Bill Hicks died in 1994 at age 32 and he still looms large. His comedy was so very intense. But his anger wasn’t
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Amazon Advent 03 – “White Wine In The Sun” (Tim Minchin)

White Wine In The Sun Tim Minchin Ready For This? (Live) Genre: Miscellaneous Continuing my kickoff theme of “Comedians, And Please Give Them Their Full Due As Musicians,” we have this triply-appropriate and hugely wonderful track from Tim Minchin. (1) The album is filled with clever, funny songs; (2) but “White Wine In The Sun”
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Amazon Advent 02 – “Mr. Fancy Pants” by Jonathan Coulton

Mr. Fancy Pants Jonathan Coulton JoCo Looks Back Genre: Pop “Not many people know this…but the Führer was a terrific dancer.” So wrote no less an authority on European history than Dr. Melvin James Kaminsky, in his seminal work, “The Producers.” It goes to show you that typecasting is a widespread problem that extends far,
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