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For more than twenty years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, politicaltalk can go on American television. First on “Politically Incorrect” (Comedy Central, ABC,1993-2002), and for the last fourteen years on HBO’s “Real Time,” Maher’s combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have garnered him 38 Emmy nominations. Maher won hisfirst Emmy in 2014 as executive producer for the HBO series, “VICE.” In October of 2008, thissame combination was on display in Maher’s uproarious and unprecedented swipe at organizedreligion, “Religulous,” directed by Larry Charles (“Borat”).
The documentary has gone on tobecome the 8th Highest Grossing Documentary ever.In addition to his television program which has featured such visitors as PresidentBarack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, KerryWashington, Michael Steele, Howard Dean, Michael Moore, Eva Longoria, Drew Barrymore,Rev. Jesse Jackson, Gen. Wesley Clark, Susan Sarandon, Kevin Costner, Gary Hart and PatBuchanan.
Maher has written five bestsellers: “True Story,” “Does Anybody Have a Problemwith That? Politically Incorrect’s Greatest Hits,” “When You Ride Alone, You Ride with BinLaden,” “New Rules: Polite Musings from a Timid Observer,” and most recently, “The New New Rules: A Funny Look at How Everybody But Me Has Their Head Up Their Ass.”Maher started his career as a stand-up comedian in 1979, and still performs at least fiftydates a year in Las Vegas and in sold out theaters all across the country.
Four of his ten stand-upspecials for HBO – 2014’s “Bill Maher: Live from DC,” 2007’s “The Decider,” 2005’s “I’m Swiss,” as well as the hilarious, “Bill Maher … But I’m Not Wrong,” – have been nominated forEmmy awards. Maher was born in New York City, raised in River Vale, N.J. and went to CornellUniversity. He now resides in Los Angeles.
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