Real Time with Bill Maher

  • Voice Choices

    March 27, 2013


    Who will be tonight’s 
best comic?

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    Princess Diana Covers Newsweek Because Tina Brown Said So; David Carr Pisses Off America

    ​The newish editor-in-chief of Newsweek is the very famous and talented Tina Brown, who took over when her floundering web project The Daily Beast partnered with the floundering newsweekly. During her editorship, Brown famously made both Vanity Fair and the New Yorker sharper and flashier, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2010

    Zach Galifianakis Sparks a Joint on Real Time With Bill Maher

    In a few days, California voters will decide on Proposition 19, which would legalize marijuana and allow the local government to regulate and tax the drug. The federal government has warned that no matter what the voters decide, federal law will remain the same and smoking marijuana will be a probl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    Emmy Nominations Announced; HBO Maintains Primetime Stranglehold

    We will never own one of these. ​Whee, the 62nd Annual (Primetime!) Emmys have been announced. There aren't that many surprises: As usual, HBO rocks, as does Mad Men, True Blood, 30 Rock, Glee, Neil Patrick Harris, and Tina Fey. Losties may get another chance to see the objects of their affect ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Alice Waters on Real Time with Bill Maher

    Sadly, there was no panel discussion on Friday's Real Time with Bill Maher, instead the three guests (Billy Joe Armstrong, Chris Rock, and Alice Waters) sat down to individual interviews. Waters' segment was fine, although, oddly, she seems to be developing a faint, Madonna-style British accent. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Q&A: Bill Maher on Catholicism, Obama, Gore Vidal, Polanski, and Never Making Another Movie

    Photo courtesy Alberto Tolot/HBO Way back during the Clinton Administration, Bill Maher had the wonderful idea of letting a comedian -- himself -- talk regularly with politicians and political commentators about current events on TV. Politically Incorrect turned poli-chat into something non-wonks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Outrage du Jour: Larry David Pees on Jesus

    ​On the Curb Your Enthusiasm episode aired on Sunday, Larry David took a leak, some of it got on a painting of Jesus, a Catholic saw the painting later and thought the painting had miraculously wept, etc. Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch readers find this (at present) the "cringe-iest"moment in ... More >>

  • Film

    August 8, 2006

    Spike Lee's Reality TV

    When the Levees Broke brings Katrina's devastation into clear and timely focus

  • Art

    November 30, 2004

    Lowlight Reel

    A richness of televisual embarrassments: The annual duds