Lenny Bruce. George Carlin. The giants of big-idea comedy. Bill Hicks? His name is right up there with them, but most people haven't heard of him. Part comedian, part philosopher, part preacher, his stand-up stood in a class by itself.
Hello to our Egyptian readers. After five days without internet—following the Egyptian government's request to ISPs to shut down service after political protests—80,000,000 people are back online, accessing news, Twitter and lolcats.
Tonight I had a few beers, a nice dinner, and watched a documentary about people in other countries. And then I learned that the Egyptian government has decided to turn off the internet.
No matter who you are pulling for in this election, the popularity polls indicate that the vast majority of Americans are ready to see Bush pack up his things and get the hell out of the White House. While there is tons of anti-Bush paraphernalia out there, few things capture our disdain as well as "George W. Flush"—a…