Bill Maher Says That His Use of the N-word Was "Not a Racist Mistake" Pushes Back on Ice Cube's Critique

He thinks that most people agree with him.  ...Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2017/07/bill-maher-says-use-of-the-n-word-was-not-a-racist-mistake.html?utm_source=nym&utm_medium=f1&utm_campaign=feed-full

Bill Maher Lobbies for New Holiday: I Didnt Reproduce Day (Video)

Now that we have had Mothers Day and Fathers Day, Bill Maher wants to set aside this Sunday to celebrate people who are neither with a new holiday that hed like to call I Didnt Reproduce Day. The Real Time comedian made it perfectly clear during Friday nights show that he has nothing against having children because, after all, they are the leaders of tomorrow. But he thinks its time to celebrate single people with a holiday of their own. ....Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/bill-maher-lobbies-for-new-holiday-i-didnt-reproduce-day/

Real Time: Bill Maher Decries Trump-esque Julius Caesar, Defends Megyn Kelly & Referees An Angry Overtime

In some odd conversational and attitudinal twists, Bill Maher sided with Megyn Kelly in the same hour he criticized New Yorks Public Theater production that features a Trump-like Julius Caesar. And that was all before one guest demanded an apology from another for allegedly inspiring a campaign of death threats. In his top-of-show interview with Breitbart News editor Alex Marlow , Maher said that freedom of speech sometimes should take a pause, and that I dont think  ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2017/06/real-time-bill-maher-julius-caesar-megyn-kelly-malcolm-nance-alex-marlow-1202114802/

Bill Maher Returns to Real Time on HBO After Use of Racial Slur

Mr. Maher was both contrite and defiant, apologizing for his remarks while arguing that the comic mind goes to a weird place sometimes.   ...Read More... https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/10/arts/television/bill-maher-racial-slur.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Tonight's Episode of Real Time Will Be a Major Test for Bill Maher

It could be crucial to determining his longer-term fate at the network.   ...Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2017/06/bill-maher-real-time-episode-what-the-stakes-are.html?utm_source=nym&utm_medium=f1&utm_campaign=feed-full

Disgraceful Bill Maher Shredded by Al Sharpton Over N-Word: He Must Be Held Accountable (Video)

Apology not accepted, Bill Maher. At least not by Al Sharpton. Maher, who went into apology mode this weekend after using the phrase house n on his HBO series Real Time, was raked over the coals this week by frequent Real Time guest Al Sharpton, who told TMZ that Mahers use of the racial slur was disgraceful. Sharpton also said that Mahers apology was not enough unless the TV host is also subjected to some form of accountability. ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/disgraceful-bill-maher-shredded-by-al-sharpton-over-n-word-use-he-must-be-held-accountable-video/

Bill Maher Will Be Back On HBOs Real Time Friday Amid Controversy

HBO s Real Time with host Bill Maher will air as scheduled on Friday, a rep for HBO told Deadline. There are no further details about the telecast at the moment, including whether Maher will address the offensive remark he made on the show last week, but that appears likely. Maher and HBO found themselves in hot water last Friday night whenMaher used a racial slur during his opening interview with Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse . Maher apologized , and HBO on Saturday morning call ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2017/06/bill-maher-back-on-hbo-real-time-friday-controversy-1202107724/

Senator Al Franken Cancels Appearance on Bill Maher's Real Time Amid Controversy

  It seems like people can't jump ship on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher fast enough after Bill Maher used the N-word as the punchline of one of his jokes. Maher joked with Senator Ben Sasse that he was a "house n---er" on Friday (June 2nd), and people predictably went nuts immediately after. Now, it   ...Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/news/senator-al-franken-cancels-real-time-bill-maher/?rss=breakingnews

Critic's Notebook: What Was Bill Mahers Big Mistake?

The host of Real Time With Bill Maher overstepped his privilege as a famous comedian. Thats bad. But its not a hate crime.   ...Read More... https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/04/arts/television/what-was-bill-mahers-big-mistake.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Bill Maher Apologizes For Using N-Word on 'Real Time'

HBO says the comic and show host went too far.  ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/AmbZ21X7WSQ/hbo-says-bill-mahers-use-n-word-completely-inexcusable-1010006