, or perhaps you just can’t get enough of his stand-up comedy act.
Bill Maher has gone from discussing the news to being at the center of many hot topics.
Here’s what I wish I’d been quick enough to say in the moment: “Hold up, why would you think it’s OK to use that word? But free speech comes with a responsibility to speak up when folks use that word. Maher has been particularly outspoken recently about political correctness on college campuses, and has chided protesters who have staged demonstrations when conservative figures have come to speak.
He finished his routine by urging a standing ovation for Maher, who blew a kiss to the audience as he moved toward his mark on the stage.'s format is a throwback to a seventies talk show—with a monologue, an interview, a panel discussion, some jokes, and a closing argument—but here everything is done without the benefit of breath-catching commercial breaks.
His goal, and he clearly has one, is to give those people the motivation they need to come out of the closet and do something… begins with Bill Maher, standing alone in Israel at a place called Meggido; a worthless pile of rubble where many of the planet’s religions believe the end of the world will begin.