Real Time With Bill Maher
//Features

The Best TV of 2016 | 22 Dec 2016 // 10:00 PM

The Best TV of 2016 offers a bold mix of reality, virtual reality, animated reality, and pure fantasy across broadcast and streaming.

The Best TV Shows of 2010 | 11 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

Running the gamut from the ever-present to the new and novel, PopMatters' TV picks prove that, as a medium, the small screen challenges the big at every entertainment (and aesthetic) level.

//Columns

Bill Maher and the Perils of the Commentator-Comedian | 19 Oct 2015 // 9:30 PM

To offend is inevitable for the socio-political commentator-comedian, and to suffer the slings and arrows of backlash should be equally expected.

//Reviews

Crafty Language and Unfulfilled Dreams: On 'Real Time with Bill Maher' 2015-10-17 | 2 Nov 2015 // 2:00 AM

Bill Maher’s interview with Bernie Sanders illuminates the tensions of capitalism and inherited wealth, and the inherent uselessness/truthfulness of language.

Real Time with Bill Maher: Republican Nouns/Democratic Verbs, Misguided Narratives | 16 Oct 2015 // 3:45 AM

"In an impersonal and often anti-personal world, the individual name cannot compete with the power of corporate hierarchies, which, even more than gods, are invested with unearned prestige."

//Blogs

The Republican Hajj: On 'Real Time with Bill Maher' - 18 September 2015 | 25 Sep 2015 // 3:50 AM

Perhaps we are reaching a crisis point, a moment in which we suddenly tire of comedy and politics in the same sighing breath.

The Modern Gorgias: On 'Real Time with Bill Maher', 2015-09-11 | 18 Sep 2015 // 5:00 AM

At this moment, I am watching MSNBC, and across the screen flashes a banner: “Breaking News: Donald Trump Refuses to Correct Questioner Who Believes Obama

//News

The First Rule of HBO's Late-Night Comic Host Bill Maher - There Are No Rules | 3 May 2016 // 8:19 AM

Bill Maher: "I want to be unique. Because if you do something unique, they can’t get rid of you."

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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