Wednesday, May 18, 2005

Bill Maher

Bill Maher was back on my KMOX show this afternoon. We talked about censorship, Jeff Gannon, religious extremism, why he doesn't have more conservatives on his show and in his audience, non-smoking laws, blaming the food industry for obesity, how he can keep a straight face opposite Larry King, what he thinks of the Newsweek controversy, and about the woman who sued Bill for promising to marry her. Whew! As always, Bill doesn't hold back on his opinions one bit.  Listen to the conversation here.

The best part of Bill's "Real Time" series on HBO is the New Rules segment that closes each show. He's compiled many of them into a book which will be released in September, but you can pre-order it now. The show itself will be back in August and, until then, he's doing standup dates (including here in St. Louis on Friday) to prepare for an HBO comedy special that will air in July.