Another View From Mississippi

This is a guest post, written by Zach Booth. Alexandra Pelosi, correspondent on Real Time with Bill Maher, recently brought mild infamy to the worldview of (allegedly) typical Mississippians that she ran across. Ms. Pelosi spoke with a Toyota employee about how President Obama is a Muslim. She also featured a man missing several teeth [Read More...]

Bill Maher on Rush Limbaugh, Freedom of Speech, and Misogyny

Last week the right wing spent a lot of time claiming that there was a double standard according to which conservatives like Rush Limbaugh who say offensive things get excoriated in the media, whereas liberals like Bill Maher get a free pass. Maher himself also tweeted that people should drop the pressure to get Limbaugh [Read More...]

Who Was Saul Alinsky?

In response to Newt Gingrich’s regular raging against Saul Alinsky in the last few weeks of campaigning, Bill Maher hilariously raised the question, “Who the fuck is Saul Alinsky?” Bill Moyers educates: Bill Moyers Essay: Newt’s Obesession with Saul Alinsky from BillMoyers.com on Vimeo. Money quote: Maybe that’s why Newt Gingrich has been slandering Alinsky’s [Read More...]

Ricky Gervais, Jon Stewart, Bill Maher, And Ethical Dilemmas In Comedy

In response to Ricky Gervais’s fervent insistence that he was not mocking religion at the Golden Globes, which I aired earlier this afternoon, Jude takes Gervais to task, as charitably as she can, for not owning up to what he is effectively doing in his act: I’ll begin by saying, as you know Dan, that [Read More...]

Olbermann Out

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Maher and Maddow talked about it last night: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Debunking S.E. Cupp’s Claims About Media Atheist Bias

This interesting video treats just a couple of S.E. Cupp’s claims in Losing Our Religion: The Liberal Media’s Attack on Christianity(which has just a 2-star rating out of its first 28 reviews on Amazon): Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Sundaily Hilarity: Bill Maher On Alabama Gubernatorial Candidates’ Competition Over Who’s More Proudly Ignorant

Great stuff: Y0ur Thoughts? [Read more...]

Shermer To Maher: Being Anti-Vaccination Is Tantamount To Being Anti-Evolution

Bill Maher’s mistrust of western medicine has been earning him a lot of flak from the scientific and skeptic communities.  Here is the latest, an open letter from Michael Shermer: I believe that when it comes to alternative medicine in general and vaccinations in particular you have fallen prey to the same cognitive biases and [Read More...]


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