• Bill Maher insults Stan Lee fans; Pow! Entertainment fights back

    Stan Lee’s company Pow! Entertainment posted an open letter to Bill Maher Monday after the Real Time with Bill Maher host previously published a blog spot disparaging the memory of Lee and his fans. On November 17, less than a week after the comic book icon passed away November 12, Maher made a post titled Adulting. He wrote, “The guy who created Spider-Man and the Hulk has died, and America is in mourning.

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    Bill Maher HBO special celebrates 25 years of political punditry

    Happy Anniversary Mr. Maher. Comedian Bill Maher is celebrating his 25th year as a talk show host and political pundit with his upcoming Real Time With Bill Maher: Anniversary Special, which debuts this Friday on HBO. The hour-long retrospective will take a look at Maher’s long career as a late night host of HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher and his previous show Politically Incorrect, which aired first on Comedy

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    Bill Maher heads to Arlington Theatre in Santa Barbara on March 14 (Sponsored)

    Comedian and satirist Bill Maher has been in everyone’s Twitter feed recently with his many unapologetic remarks making media headlines. Instead of his usual bashing of Republicans, religious fanatics and Bill Cosby, the host this time called out fellow liberals. Well, not all liberals. On last week’s edition of Real Time with Bill Maher, the comedian took shots at some UC Berkley students who protested him giving a commencement speech

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    Bill Cosby, Marc Maron, Amy Schumer headline 2014 New York Comedy Festival

    The New York Comedy Festival, in association with Comedy Central, has announced its star-studded line-up for this year’s festival. Comedy favorites Marc Maron, Amy Schumer & Maria Bamford share the bill with legendary stand-up comedian Bill Cosby (whose new NBC sitcom recently finalized negotiations). The 11th annual New York Comedy Festival features some of comedy’s biggest stars in New York City’s greatest venues. The event will bring over 200 comedians

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    Bill Burr, Anthony Jeselnik, Larry David among headliners at the 10th New York Comedy Festival

    The New York Comedy Festival has released its line-up with for its 2013 events, highlighted by performances from Wanda Sykes, John Mulaney, Whitney Cummings and a conversation between Larry David and David Steinberg. The festival, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary will run from Nov. 6 through Nov. 10 in association with Comedy Central and produced by Carolines on Broadway. Each day will feature series of live shows at venues

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    Bill Maher: ‘Mormonism is a stupid religion’ and more Maher truths from Just For Laughs– Chicago

    CHICAGO — Closing out the final night of the Just For Laughs festival in Chicago, Bill Maher delivered a characteristic round of hyper-liberal comedy and vivid pop culture warfare. Commenting on everything from assisted suicide to NFL quarterback Tim Tebow, from Mormons and masturbation to Popes, pot, and Peggy Noonan, Maher’s set contained little material that hadn’t already been delivered in stand-up specials and his HBO show (one joke I

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    Laughspin Podcast episode 37: Bill Maher gets sued, Roseanne, SNL, Kristen Wiig

    Dylan and Mike talk about Donald Trump suing Bill Maher, Roseanne’s new show, controversy surrounding a sketch on Saturday Night Live, Kristen Wiig’s next big movie project and much more! We also listen to audio of comedian Andy Andrist confronting his childhood molester– and more audio clips that have nothing to do with sexual abuse!

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    Donald Trump sues Bill Maher for birther joke on Tonight Show with Jay Leno

    In yet another move to further cement his position as the number one douchebag in the United States, Donald Trump is suing Bill Maher for something the comedian said on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno one month ago. Playing off Trump’s then-recent announcement that he would donate $5 million to the charity or charities of Barack Obama’s choice (if the president provided proof he was a proper American citizen),

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    Kevin Hart, Ricky Gervais, Patton Oswalt and more to headline New York Comedy Festival

    This year’s New York Comedy Festival will run Nov. 7 – 11. The schedule was announced this week, and as always they’ve put together an impressive line-up. The ninth annual festival, in partnership with Comedy Central, brings Aziz Ansari, Adam Carolla, Rob Delaney, Jim Gaffigan, Ricky Gervais, Kevin Hart, Artie Lange, Bill Maher, Patton Oswalt, Brian Regan, Marlon and Shawn Wayans and Robin Williams to the city’s biggest venues, including

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    Watch Bill Maher give $1 million to Obama Super PAC during stand-up special

    Last night, during Bill Maher’s live-streaming stand-up comedy special Crazy Stupid Politics, the well-known liberal leaning comedian stopped the jokes for a moment to announce that he’s donating $1 million to the pro-Obama Super PAC Priorities USA Action. In case you don’t know, a Super PAC has the ability to raise unlimited funds from private and corporate sources in order to support a presidential candidate without having to disclose much

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    Why it’s illogical to be angry at Bill Maher and SNL for their Tim Tebow insults

    It should be no surprise to anyone that Bill Maher would make a remark pointing out the inconsistencies of Christianity. Yet, after tweeting “Wow, Jesus just fucked #TimTebow bad! And on Xmas Eve! Somewhere in hell Satan is tebowing, saying to Hitler ‘Hey, Buffalo’s killing them,” many Christian pundits and televangelists expressed their rage against the remark. Just before this, Pat Robertson ripped Saturday Night Live for also making fun

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    Bill Maher will help launch Yahoo! comedy channel

    Bill Maher has a long-standing relationship with HBO, having made nine stand-up specials for the cable network since 1989, plus nine seasons and counting of his talk show, Real Time with Bill Maher. But for his latest special, Maher is moving away from television entirely, choosing instead to broadcast exclusively from the Web. Maher will perform CrazyStupidPolitics: Bill Maher Live From Silicon Valley on Feb. 23, 2012 at the San

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    Watch vintage clips of Kevin Pollak, Bill Maher, more on “An Evening at the Improv”

    While people keep watching and posting Richard Pryor’s ubiquitous Live on the Sunset Strip on their Facebook wall, the time has now come to take a deeper look into the history of stand-up comedy. Hulu has just added 52 episodes of A&E’s An Evening at the Improv to its roster of anytime-online programming. If you’re not familiar of the latter-day show, because, say, you got into comedy via podcasts or

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    Sarah Silverman, Ricky Gervais, Louis C.K. among headliners for New York Comedy Festival

    Big comedic guns Sarah Silverman, Ricky Gervais and Louis C.K. are scheduled to perform at the eighth annual New York Comedy Festival, which will span both Manhattan and Brooklyn between Nov. 9 – 13. Other headliners will include Tracy Morgan, Bill Maher, Wanda Sykes, Norm Macdonald and Kathy Griffin, according to the New York Times, who scored the news before organizers make it official tomorrow. Most of the headliners listed

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