01/11/2011 08:55 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Bill Maher: Exclusive Footage From New Season (VIDEO)

Bill Maher returned from a holiday hiatus and gave us a sneak peek at his newest batch of snarkery. Take a look at our exclusive footage below, which includes hilarious commentary on "Sarah Palin's Alaska," the war on Christmas, Congress's Lame Duck session, and the problem with Julian Assange's name, among other timely events worth his two cents.