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Nepo Babies | Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)
Show business, modeling and politics are full of nepo babies, but sports is the last refuge of meritocracy in America.
No National Divorce! | Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)
A growing number of Americans support the idea of a “national divorce,” but you can’t call yourself a patriot of the United States and not be for the whole “united” part.
Oscars So Woke? | Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)
When it comes to social justice, liberals are still the tip of the spear, but even that spear comes up short a lot.
Trigger Warning! | Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)
Trigger warnings are everywhere these days – and not only do they not work, they’re making things worse.
Parliament Fights | Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)
With political incivility approaching dangerous levels, Bill reminds America’s leaders that it’s possible to hate each other’s guts and still get great things done.
A Woke Revolution
The problem with communism – and with some very recent ideologies here at home – is that they think you can change reality by screaming at it.
Climate Shame | Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)
Bill comes clean about flying on private jets and calls out the stars and politicians who speak about the need to reduce our carbon footprint while doing the same.
Explaining George Santos | Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)
Bill reveals how Congressman George Santos “pinocchioed” his way into power: by preying on America’s obsession with identity politics.
Revenge of the Normies | Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)
America is having a “not as crazy as we thought” moment – let’s keep it going.
Who Is Donald Doing? | Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)
Democracy’s Deathbed | Real Time with Bill Maher
Democracy is on the ballot, and unfortunately, it’s going to lose.
All Scolds Day | Real Time with Bill Maher
Halloween is supposed to be outrageous, yet every year there’s a new list of offensive things we shouldn’t do.
Part of the appeal of a Herschel Walker or a Donald Trump is that it says to Democrats: “Do you see how much we don’t want what you’re selling?
Trapped in the Bubble
Our real division isn’t between red and blue; it’s between the people on both sides who aren’t willing to mingle with Americans outside their political tribe.
The War on Office Romance
If loneliness is destroying our health, it’s just not helpful to be criminalizing workplace relationships.
Fighting for America’s Soul
For all the talk about fighting for the soul of America, nobody seems to like it very much.
Unified Theory of Wokeness
It’s time to stop judging everyone in the past by the standards of the present.
America’s Danger Zone
If you’ve been making it your life’s mission to root out the insufficiently liberal in cinema, did you not notice that Top Gun: Maverick is a lot about making warmongering sexy again?
Make the Mall Great Again
It’s time to get back out into the world because online shopping is killing us, psychologically and environmentally.
F*** tha Casting Police
Hollywood has to stop listening to the casting police and go back to picking the best actor for the role.
Everybody should be allowed to occasionally let themselves go – but not all year round.
Let the Population Collapse
Instead of worrying about population decline, we should be celebrating it.
I Want My Lawyer!
Voters want someone to fight for them – and if Democrats won’t do it, they’ll find new “representation.”
Democracy Dies in Dumbness
Nothing captures what’s wrong with today’s “journalism” like the sad saga of what happened last week at The Washington Post.
Hollywood’s Culture of Violence
Hollywood is the wokest place on earth in every other area of social responsibility, but when it comes to the unbridled romanticization of gun violence – crickets.
The United States of Dumb-merica
We have to figure out how a country can solve any problem if so many of its people are so intractably, astoundingly stupid.
Along for the Pride
It’s okay to ask questions about something that’s very new and involves children.
“I’ll keep the shit to shoe level” is a powerful campaign theme when voters are feeling that things are descending into lawlessness.
The Misinformation Age
When we talk about misinformation, we always focus on the producers, never the consumers. But keeping you safe and sorting out the lies from the truth – that’s your job.
When the “Forever Flu” hit America, Washington’s answer was a mountain of money and a sign that said “come steal it.”
The War on Democracy
Democracy doesn’t die in darkness. It dies in plain sight because enough people think democracy is a luxury America can no longer afford.
Explaining Jokes to Idiots: Oscars Edition
As a public service for the humor-impaired, Bill breaks down the joke that led to Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars.
Bath Salt Conservatism
If you think the Left has gone looney in recent years, wait’ll you see the current crop of kooky Republican candidates.
World War Me
All issues today – from the pandemic to war – have become a stress test for our reflexive partisanship.
Stop Kowtowing to China
Here’s the deal China offers American companies and celebrities: we’ll give you access to our billion-plus consumers, as long as you shut up about the whole “police state-genocide” thing.
That’s Not Karma
Whoopi Goldberg’s chastisement was not a “karma-gram from the universe.” The word for getting pleasure from someone else’s misfortune isn’t karma – it’s schadenfreude.
Apply Precision to the Pandemic
Bill questions why the same people in medicine who, in private care, always say “get a second opinion” want to allow only one in the public debate.
First Lady Barack Obama
Bill argues that it’s time for the Democrats to break some unwritten rules and find a way to put Barack Obama back in the White House.
Bill Maher the Messaging Czar
Bill dons his “Coach” hat and attempts to guide the Democrats away from a devastating loss in the upcoming midterm elections.
Avatar Time with Bill Maher
Bill explores Mark Zuckerberg’s vision for the “Metaverse” and worries that if we get ourselves too far away from reality, we won’t be able to find our way back.
You can either be the fake tits and private jet generation, or the one that saves the planet. But you can’t be both.
Time for a National Divorce?
If we want to halt this descent into civil war, we have to stop hating each other.
The Slow-Moving Coup
My dark prediction for the 2024 U.S. presidential election.
Getting paid to do nothing has become this generation’s highest goal.
The Black National Anthem
New Rule: We need to unite as one nation, who come together and sing one anthem. It doesn’t have to be the one we currently use, but it has to be just one.
Being a tattletale used to be a bad thing, but now America is “Snitchlandia,” where you can’t trust your neighbors and you’re always looking over your shoulder.
The Lesson of Afghanistan
Blind hatred of America is just as blinkered as blind love. And we Americans should look at the situation in Afghanistan to really get some perspective about where we live.
Your Phone is Turning You into an Asshole
Apple should admit that the problem with their phones isn’t just what people might store on them, it’s the phones themselves.
Leave Matt Damon Alone
Bill gives some advice to Matt Damon, who is often caught in cancel culture quicksand: stop hunting for goodwill, you’re not gonna find much in this country.
The Big Liars
Unremarkable people can get a remarkable life in Congress – and that’s what keeps the average Republican backbencher in Donald Trump’s thrall.
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