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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 10.14.2014 | 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 10.09.2014 | 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 10.07.2014 | 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 10.07.2014 | Media
Jessica Herthel

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

Watch Bill Maher And Ben Affleck Get Into A Heated Debate

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 10.07.2014 | Comedy

Ben Affleck appeared on "Real Time With Bill Maher" on Friday to promote his latest film, "Gone Girl." But Affleck didn't leave without getting into a...

Bill Maher's New Rule For Texting While Driving

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 10.02.2014 | Comedy

Texting while driving is never okay -- not even when you're stopped at a red light. Unfortunately, not everyone has received that message, but in a...

Bill Maher Mocks Those Offended By President Obama's 'Latte Salute'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.06.2014 | Comedy

Earlier this week the Internet was pretty upset over President Obama's "latte salute," when he saluted Marines with a coffee cup in his hand. On th...

Bill Maher Mocks Californians Who Waited In Line For Dunkin Donuts

The Hufffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 09.25.2014 | Comedy

Planning on waiting in a long line because a new fast food chain is coming to town? Don't let Bill Maher find out. Californians' excited reactions ...

'United States Of Pants-Shitters'

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 09.21.2014 | Comedy

Bill Maher took on America's latest march to war during the final minutes of "Real Time" on Friday, arguing that the fear of ISIS has been blown out o...

The Midterm Election in Aurora, Colorado Where My Son Was Shot Must Address Gun Control

Tom Sullivan | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics
Tom Sullivan

Colorado did the right thing and closed the loophole that made it easy for criminals, convicted domestic abusers, and the seriously mentally ill to buy guns without any questions asked. But we need more from our Congressman on gun violence.

Bill Maher Says Fox News Is Reason America Is So Polarized

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 09.13.2014 | Comedy

In his first show back after an August break, Bill Maher wasted no time in taking a swipe at Fox News, squarely blaming the conservative cable news ne...

Why This Colorado House Race Is One of the Hottest in the Country

Seth Masket | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics
Seth Masket

It's a fascinating race because so many of the fundamentals of politics are in play and at war with each other.

Bill Maher Is Going All Out This Friday

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 09.09.2014 | Comedy

NEW YORK (AP) — The news can be hard for viewers to take straight. Too confusing, too depressing, too wacky, too much. That has made useful a breed...

Bill Maher Wants to Meddle in Colorado Politics

Jen Caltrider | Posted 10.20.2014 | Denver
Jen Caltrider

Bill Maher of HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher wants to "outright meddle" in politics. I, personally, hope he comes to Colorado to do his meddling.

Bill Maher's New Rule For The 'Straight White Guy Festival'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 08.06.2014 | Comedy

Let's face it, straight, white guys have had it pretty good for a pretty long time. Actually, make that really good for a really long time. That's ...

Bill Maher Has Had Enough Of Internet Political Correctness

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 08.03.2014 | Comedy

Bill Maher is taking the rest of August off, but he left all of us here on the internet with something to think about in his absence: "Do you think so...

Bill Maher's New Rule For The 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 08.01.2014 | Comedy

If your reaction to seeing the "Fifty Shades of Grey" trailer was anything close to this, you're in good company: In an exclusive clip of his N...

'Big Business IS The New Big Government'

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 07.26.2014 | Comedy

Bill Maher closed this week's "Real Time" by poking a stick at the notion that the free market is always right. Pointing out the hypocrisy of the righ...

Why People Apparently Don't Care About Muslim Surveillance or Dead Palestinian Kids

Nida Khan | Posted 09.21.2014 | Religion
Nida Khan

Make no mistake about it: the dehumanization of Muslims didn't just happen overnight. On the contrary, it's part of a long process of failed imaging, stereotyping, misrepresentation and flat out bias in the press, entertainment industry and society in general.

Bill Maher Slams Militarized Police Culture In America

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 08.25.2014 | Comedy

Bill Maher used his closing monologue on the July 18 episode of "Real Time With Bill Maher" to take a jab at militarized police culture in America. He...