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Real Time With Bill Maher

Bill Maher Calls College Basketball 'A Complete Sham' On 'Real Time'

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 03.21.2015 | Comedy

There's been a lot of talk this March Madness season about the NCAA's refusal to pay college athletes. On "Real Time with Bill Maher" on Friday night,...

WATCH: Arianna On 'Real Time With Bill Maher'

Huff TV | Posted 03.14.2015 | Media
Huff TV

Arianna visited "Real Time With Bill Maher" on Friday to discuss Hillary Clinton's response to using a personal email account during her time as secre...

Bill Maher's New Rule For Ringling Bros. Actually Makes A Lot Of Sense

The Huffingon Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 03.13.2015 | Comedy

How about we don't send in the clowns? Bill Maher was happy to hear that Ringling Bros. will cease to include elephants in circus acts, but, he say...

Bill Maher Calls Bill O'Reilly A Liar On 'Real Time'

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 03.07.2015 | Comedy

Bill Maher is not very impressed with political commentator Bill O'Reilly. In a segment on "Real Time with Bill Maher" Friday night, the host blas...

Bill Maher Calls on Obama to End Drug War and Free Drug War Prisoners

Tony Newman | Posted 02.23.2015 | Politics
Tony Newman

Almost every week he talks about our country's absurd war on drugs. Last week he did his best rap ever on the drug war that was both hilarious and blood-boiling.

Bill Maher Made Yet Another Bill Cosby Joke

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 02.09.2015 | Comedy

Bill Maher made yet another joke referencing the recent sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby. On Friday night's episode of "Real Time wit...

Bill Maher Says Socialism Created America's Successful Middle Class

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.31.2015 | Comedy

In the latest "Real Time with Bill Maher," the host sounded off on politicians for repeatedly talking about middle-class economics, saying, "No one is...

Bill Maher Says 'American Sniper' Is About A 'Psychopath Patriot'

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 02.03.2015 | Comedy

Bill Maher has addressed the recent controversy surrounding the Clint Eastwood film "American Sniper." The film -- based on the autobiography of C...

Bill Maher Slams Critics Of His Comments About Islam

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 01.27.2015 | Comedy

On Friday night's "Real Time with Bill Maher," host Bill Maher slammed those critics who took him to task over previous comments he made about Islam. ...

Bill Maher Slams Islam Again In Wake Of Charlie Hebdo Attacks

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.10.2015 | Comedy

On the Season 13 premiere of "Real Time with Bill Maher" on Friday night, the host continued to slam Islam following his comments earlier in the week ...

Bill Maher Reveals A Plan To Save Christmas

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.22.2014 | Comedy

From Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer to Buddy the Elf, Christmas has had a lot of unlikely heroes over the years, but this may be the most shocking of ...

Bill Maher Compares Obama To 'Scarface' And Bill Cosby

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 11.15.2014 | Comedy

Getting compared to a ninja, "Scarface," "The West Wing" and Bill Cosby in under five minutes is a rare thing few of us can say about ourselves. But n...

Have a Little Faith

Phu Nguyen | Posted 01.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Phu Nguyen

What this world has become is something so undefinable and sometimes scary that I don't think anyone would make it without the belief in something bigger than themselves and people in general.

'New Rule: Don't Bite The Hand That's Examining Your Prostate'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 11.11.2014 | Comedy

Talk about shooting yourself in the foot. Counties in Arkansas, Kentucky and West Virginia that saw the largest bump in healthcare coverage for the...

Mythbusters: Bill Maher Edition

Omar Sarwar | Posted 01.06.2015 | Religion
Omar Sarwar

Since his highly controversial exchange with Ben Affleck and Nicholas Kristof on October 3rd, Bill Maher has insisted that he's simply stating the unpleasant facts about the Muslim world. But there are two particularly noxious myths that need to be debunked.

UC Berkeley: We Stand By Bill Maher's Right To Express His Opinions

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.30.2014 | College

The University of California, Berkeley administration will not rescind political talk show host Bill Maher’s invitation to speak at December’s com...

Berkeley Students Rally To Remove Bill Maher As Commencement Speaker

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.28.2014 | College

TV host Bill Maher’s controversial comments about Islam have sparked a petition to remove him as the December commencement speaker at the University...

Wayne Brady: Bill Maher Is 'Your Grandpa That Shows Up With No Pants On'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 10.20.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

For Wayne Brady, the professional respect has always been there for Bill Maher. The personal side? Not so much. Maher first drew Brady's ire in Ma...

Reza Aslan: Bill Maher 'Comes From A Place Of Complete Amateurness' On Religion

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.15.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Despite Bill Maher’s recent diatribe against Islam, during which he sparred with Ben Affleck about the basic tenets of the religion, author Reza Asl...

At War With Islam?

Nida Khan | Posted 12.14.2014 | Politics
Nida Khan

As the fight against ISIS/ISIL continues, and so do our campaigns to fight terrorism around the world, we are bound to be reminded that we are not in a war against Islam. But why is it that when I turn on the news, listen to people discuss Islam or look at images of Muslims in popular culture, it damn sure feels like we are.

Bill Maher Has One Request For News Outlets Covering Ebola

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 10.09.2014 | Comedy

When it comes to reporting on Ebola, the last thing we need is to make it scarier. In this week's exclusive "New Rule," Bill Maher calls out the Li...

Bill Maher Is Unusually Conservative on Islam

Dale Hansen | Posted 12.09.2014 | Media
Dale Hansen

For all of the great work Bill Maher does by adding an unapologetically liberal voice to sensitive topics, his recent heated debate with actor Ben Affleck and author Sam Harris has put Bill at odds with many liberals. The biggest problem with Bill's stance is that he seems content to shout into the wind.

Cornel West Weighs In On Maher-Affleck Debate: Islam Isn't 'Inherently' Oppressive

HuffPost Live | Posted 10.08.2014 | Religion

The heated debate last week between Bill Maher and Ben Affleck over the relationship between Islam and liberal politics is still raging on. Author and...

An Open Letter to Moderate Muslims

Ali A. Rizvi | Posted 12.06.2014 | Religion
Ali A. Rizvi

Islam needs reformers, not moderates. Yes, it's wrong and unfair for anyone to judge a religion by the actions of its followers, be they progressive Muslims or al Qaeda. But it is appropriate and intellectually honest to judge it by the contents of its canonical texts.

Ben Affleck vs. Bill Maher: No One Wins

Jessica Herthel | Posted 12.06.2014 | Media
Jessica Herthel

Problem is, despite all the bluster and loud sighs, these guys were not actually disagreeing with each other. Not really.