Tag Archives: Bill Maher

CNN Anchor Jake Tapper Roasts Trump’s Relentless Lying: I’ve Never Seen This Level Of Falsehood [VIDEO]

Deadline reports: “I’ve never really seen this level of falsehood,” Tapper said on HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher tonight. “Just quantitatively. It’s not just ‘If you like your doctor you can keep your doctor,’ it’s conspiracy theories based on nothing that have members of his own party distancing themselves from him.” Tapper, who hosts CNN’s The Lead and and …

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Bill Maher Takes Credit For Homocon Milo’s Downfall: Sunlight Is The Best Disinfectant, So You’re Welcome

The New York Times reports: If you were disappointed that Bill Maher brought Milo Yiannopoulos onto his HBO show “Real Time” last week, Mr. Maher is not especially bothered. In a telephone interview on Tuesday night, Mr. Maher batted back criticism of the booking by arguing that the appearance of Mr. Yiannopoulos actually helped expose the incendiary right-wing personality’s views …

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Larry Wilmore Tells Vile Homocon Milo To “Go Fuck Yourself” After Anti-Trans Rant On Maher Show [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: He couldn’t take it anymore. Comedian Larry Wilmore became visibly angry, but remained composed, after alt-right figurehead Milo Yiannopoulos went on a five-minute rant against transgender people during Bill Maher’s “Overtime” on Friday night. But when Yiannopoulos called a decorated counterterrorism official on the late night show’s panel “stupid,” Wilmore couldn’t hold himself back …

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Journalist Jeremy Scahill Cancels Appearance On Bill Maher After “Hateful” Homocon Milo Also Booked

Deadline reports: Journalist Jeremy Scahill, a frequent guest of Real Time with Bill Maher, has canceled his appearance set for this Friday in protest of the show’s booking of Milo Yiannopoulos, the controversial Breitbart News editor who Scahill says will use the HBO platform to “legitimize his hateful agenda.” Real Time has replaced Scahill with Malcolm Nance, author of The …

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Al Franken: GOP Senators Have Privately Expressed “Great Concern” About Trump’s Temperament [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) said Friday night that his Republican Senate colleagues privately express “great concern” about President Trump’s temperament, and he joked about the GOP eventually impeaching Trump. Appearing on “Real Time with Bill Maher,” Maher asked Franken what Republicans really say behind closed doors. Franken joked: “Well, there’s a range in what they’ll say, …

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Bill Maher Interviews President Obama On Climate Change, Marijuana, And Immigration Reform [VIDEO]

ABC News recaps: Bill Maher’s months-long on-air campaign to persuade President Barack Obama to appear on his HBO show “Real Time” culminated Friday evening with the airing of the president’s sit-down interview with the left-leaning host. The 40-minute interview was taped Tuesday at the White House in the Roosevelt Room. The interview was wide-ranging, with the pair discussing the election, …

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The Liberal Redneck: In Defense Of Dixie [VIDEO]

Trae Crowder, the comedian best known as the Liberal Redneck, will appear on Bill Maher’s HBO show next Friday, October 14th. On the 17th you can find him signing his new book at the Barnes & Noble on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. And this week he appeared on the latest episode of Dan Savage’s podcast. On top of …

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Bill Maher Eviscerates Trump’s Surrogates [VIDEO]

You’ll enjoy this. Esquire recaps: “If you think you hate the establishment now,” Bill Maher cautioned viewers Friday night, “Wait until [Donald Trump] wins and the Trump surrogates—that basket of inexplicables he sends out every day to speak for him—become the establishment.” Maher then launched into an epic evisceration of people like Omarosa Manigault, Chris Christie, and Rudy Giuliani. Why …

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Bill Maher Battles Julian Assange, Accuses Him Of Working With Russia To Hurt Hillary [VIDEO]

Mediaite recaps: Bill Maher faced off with WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange over the DNC email hack and wow, was it quite something. The interview started out normally, with Maher challenging him on the idea of a big “smoking gun” in the DNC emails. Assange pointed to evidence of plots against Bernie Sanders, but Maher said there were no plots. And then …

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Michael Moore: Trump Is Going To Win [VIDEO]

Via the Hollywood Reporter: Michael Moore told Bill Maher he thinks that Donald Trump will win the election during Wednesday’s special edition of Real Time With Bill Maher for the Republican National Convention. Maher first took the stage at his Los Angeles studio to give his take on a raucous three days that has seen a rebellion on the convention …

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Bill Maher Compares Financial Result Of States Under Democratic Control: Scoreboard, Bitches [VIDEO]

The Huffington Post recaps: Bill Maher ripped into the GOP’s policy of cutting taxes for the rich on Friday night. The “Real Time with Bill Maher“ host said the state of California was proof that doing the reverse, and instead raising taxes on the most wealthy, could actually lead to a booming economy. The comedian gloated about how The Golden …

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Sanders: Trump Chickened Out Of The Debate [VIDEO]

Via the Washington Post: Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump used late-night TV appearances this week to hype a potential debate between them, so with the event now dead it was only fitting that Sanders would return to late night on Friday to knock Trump for backing out. Groaning and shaking his fists in frustration, the senator from Vermont told HBO’s …

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Dan Savage Schools Coulter On Trans Rights [VIDEO]

Last night Dan Savage and Ann Coulter battled over transgender rights on Bill Maher’s HBO show, with Coulter making the familiar and widely-debunked claim that predators will use so-called “bathroom laws” to assault women and children. Andy Towle has Savage’s best line: “They couldn’t demagogue anymore about gays and lesbians because too many of us are out and too many …

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Bill Maher’s New Rule: Tax The Church [VIDEO]

Maher’s best line: “You wanna tax tobacco so kids don’t get cancer? OK. Then let’s tax Sunday school so they don’t get stupid.” Mediaite recaps: “Now that it’s April 15,” he said, “all U.S. taxpayers must call out the deadbeats who ride for free, which includes giant corporations like GM and United Airlines, which this year are going to pay …

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Bill Maher: It’s Time For The GOP To Punt [VIDEO]

HuffPo recaps: Bill Maher has a radical suggestion for Republicans: They should take a punt on Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton this November. The “Real Time with Bill Maher” host said on Friday night the GOP would lose the presidential elections under Donald Trump or Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), so he advised Republican supporters to do themselves a favor and …

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Bill Maher Promotes AIDS Cure Quack [VIDEO]

Karen Ocamb reports at Frontiers: AIDS ain’t over, and neither is the effort to find money and fame by charlatans promising a cure. Friday night, controversial libertarian Bill Maher gave a primetime spot on his HBO show Real Time with Bill Maher to an Australian doctor who claims he successfully treated HIV-positive actor Charlie Sheen through an alternative therapy. Maher …

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Sanders Defends Socialism To Bill Maher [VIDEO]

Mediaite has the recap: Maher seemed to all but officially endorse Bernie Sanders in this one appearance; just this week, Maher’s pal Seth MacFarlane proudly introduced Sanders in Los Angeles, so the pressure to do so may continue to rise for the progressive Maher. Tonight he told Sanders in no uncertain terms, “I want to see you get the nomination”. …

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Andrew Sullivan: Hillary Is A Talent-Free Hack [VIDEO]

Andrew Sullivan appeared last night on Real Time With Bill Maher where he declared Hillary Clinton to “unbelievably useless” and a “talent-free hack.” More from Mediaite: Sullivan argued as Clinton’s fiercest critic, and frequently drew disapproving jeers from Bill Maher’s audience. Sullivan tore into Clinton’s time at the State Department, identifying the “disastrous Libya invasion which repeated every mistake that …

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Bill Maher Skewers Josh Duggar & Kim Davis [VIDEO]

Raw Story recaps last night’s show: Bill Maher ended Friday night’s episode of Real Time with a New Rules segment that slammed Republican role models gone wrong. “Republicans have to stop being surprised when their instant heroes turn out to be embarrassments,” Maher said. “They’re so anxious to buddy-up to the forgotten good people that when a Kim Davis or …

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Bill Maher: Kim Davis = Christian Sharia [VIDEO]

Last night Bill Maher declared that Kim Davis “and her ilk” want nothing short of a Christian version of Sharia law. But it was Salman Rushdie, who joked that he has a “small area of knowledge” with religious bigotry, who had the best lines. Rushdie: “It is a classic trope of the religious bigot that while they are denying people …

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