Stunningly, he is actually MORE shocking than Hicks, with arguably a less-political message. This doesn't do the man justice however. He has an incredibly active mind, and superb delivery as well as being incredibly funny.
Less insightful than Hicks perhaps, but if anything, he is funnier.
Also a one time presenter of the Man Show with Joe Rogan which Stanhope himself openly describes as being solely for 'shameless financial gain'.
Also due to run for president of the United States as the candidate for the Libertarian party in 2008.
"If you really believe death leads to eternal bliss then why are you wearing a seatbelt?"