I've never seen anything like this done on television before. I was watching David Letterman last night and saw that Mary Hicks was going to be on the show and Dave explained that she was comedian Bill Hicks' mother and then went on to explain about Bill Hicks' last appearance on the Late Show in 1993.
For whatever reason, Dave thought Bill Hicks' routine was a little too rare to air so he censored his act, in fact, stopping it from appearing on the show that night. (They tape several hours earlier in the evening.) Bill Hicks' passed away less than a year later of pancreatic cancer.
Fast forward 15 years or so with Letterman feeling he had done Bill Hicks a huge disservice, invited Bill's mother to come on the show and he finally air that comedy bit of Bill's last night.
The way it stands, I've got to admire that David Letterman publicly admitted his wrong move and tried to smooth it over as best he could. Lettermen sure was one arrogant s.o.b. back then. I don't think there's anything nefarious about his gesture and maybe more people can appreciate Bill Hicks' talent.
It wasn't long after 9/11, September 11, 2001, that I began this website. I felt compelled to connect with other people around the globe. I had recently heard about "weblogs" or "blogs" and I dove right into Blogger.com.
I searched for others to connect with online and I found Ageless. It led to meeting many great friends to discuss events of the day. From then on it snowballed.
Most importantly we offered one another support and friendship across the globe; finding that we were just a few keystrokes away.