Bill Maher

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    October 8, 2014

    Bill Maher Visits Northfield to Oust Congressman John Kline from Power

    Rosena Moore lifts a piece of paper with the words "Shame on you!" written in black ink. Somewhere, inside the Grand Event Center in Northfield, comedian Bill Maher is warming up. "This man spews crap out of his mouth," says Moore, a retired nurse. "I thought we were past this in our country." Se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2014

    U.S. Rep. John Kline Named Worst Congressman in Bill Maher's "Flip a District" Contest

    Last week, Bill Maher announced the end of his "Flip a District" contest, in which viewers could vote for the worst representative with the hope of ousting that person this fall. The winner? Or more accurately, the loser? John Kline of Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District. See also:U.S. Rep. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2014

    U.S. Rep. John Kline makes it to final four of Bill Maher's #FlipADistrict Contest

    Earlier this year, HBO's Bill Maher launched a new website known as "Flip A District," where viewers could ponder the worst U.S. representative. The hope being that bad publicity would oust one poor bastard from power in the next election. For months, the votes poured in through Twitter, and on Fr ... More >>

  • Movies

    April 2, 2014

    Point for Rumsfeld: Errol Morris on The Unknown Known

    Errol Morris tells us he’s tired of interviewing people

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2014

    Keith Ellison tells Maher he wishes Democrats would come out against Second Amendment [VIDEO]

    During an appearance on Bill Maher's HBO show over the weekend, Keith Ellison said he wishes Democrats would come out against the Second Amendment.SEE ALSO: Gun permits issued in Minnesota doubled last year "Why doesn't your party come out against the Second Amendment? It's a problem," Maher asks, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    Norm Coleman praises Obama gun control speech that didn't use the word "guns"

    Last night, President Obama traveled to Newtown, Connecticut, and gave a speech at a memorial service for the victims of Friday's school shooting.SEE ALSO:-- Al Franken didn't want to talk gun control on Friday; Betty McCollum did -- Andy Parrish's response to Newtown school shooting: Arm teachers H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    The General Mills Cheerios-burning Flaming Homophobe is Michael Leisner, 65

    SEE ALSO: General Mills protest: Homophobe megafails while trying to light Cheerios on fire [VIDEO]Some thought it might've been a hoax. Turns out it was the work of a homo-hating Christian nutjob.The Smoking Gun blog has identified the General Mills protesting, Cheerios-burning Flaming Homophobe as ... More >>

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    May 16, 2012
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    April 30, 2012

    Jimmy Kimmel makes gay joke at Marcus Bachmann's expense [VIDEO]

    Marcus Bachmann is so closeted, he's collected more pink slips than the oft-fired Keith Olbermann. Or so said Jimmy Kimmel during his keynote comedy routine at Saturday's White House Correspondents Dinner. Kimmel's joke went over about as well as one of Marcus's ex-gay therapy sessions: The crowd gr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    Igor Vovkovinskiy, America's tallest man, lives in Rochester, can't find shoes

    ​Being the tallest man in America isn't as fun as you might imagine.'If I were that tall,' you might be thinking, 'I'd surely make a fortune playing basketball.' But it's impossible to play basketball when your feet, clad with ill-fitting shoes, are unable to support 7'8" worth of girth.That's the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Weekend Checklist: Howler, Uptown Pride Block Party, BNLX, Red Pens

    ​The first official weekend of the summer is here!  Let's do this!

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    April 12, 2011

    Michele Bachmann returns to New Hampshire, where the Revolutionary War didn't start

    Bachmann flunked history the last time she was in New Hampshire.​It looks like Michele Bachmann is headed back to New Hampshire for a meeting with tea partiers to try and figure out if she might make a credible presidential candidate. Uh oh. The last time this happened she told two differen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Michele Bachmann would only serve one term as president

    Bachmann would only serve four years. Probably. Maybe. We'll see.​Critics of Michele Bachmann sometimes suggest that her personal ambition and capacity for delusions of grandeur are without limit. Not so! Bachmann, in Iowa to further her fledgling presidential campaign, demonstrated her humi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Jesse Ventura wants to be a Mexican citizen [VIDEO]

    Jesse's running for something new: The border.​After a rant about Americans being a bunch of lemmings for supporting corrupt Republicans and Democrats, Jesse Ventura, already Minnesota's most famous Baja resident, told the ladies of "The View" he's so fed up he wants to go native.

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    "Michelle Bachmann" is our comment of the day

    ​Sooner or later, we thought we'd hear from Michele Bachmann in our comments section, thanks to our never ending documentation to show why she's easily the most qualified Republican to run against President Barack Obama in 2012. And we were so close.

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    April 6, 2011

    Michele Bachmann: "I Am A Person Of Substance'

    A person of substance.​So Karl Rove goes on Bill O'Reilly's show last night. Here's a guy who helped Michele Bachmann get where she is today. She's "a personal friend," he says. But there's a challenge, Rove tells O'Reilly. Are Americans going to look at her and think, Wow, there goes someone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Michele Bachmann fakes her own family's history

    Bachmann fakes her family story.​There are some cultures in which telling self-serving lies about your own ancestors would be so shameful as to be inconceivable. Michele Bachmann's culture is apparently not one of these. Bachmann, who's flirting with a presidential run, was in the early-prima ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    Bill Maher: Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin can play "bimbos" on "Gilligan's Island"

    Bill Maher busts on Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin​NOW took a shot at Bill Maher last week for dismissing Sarah Palin as a "dumb tw*t." And you expect him to care? Instead of backing down, Maher doubled down. On Friday night's "Real Time," he called Palin and Michele Bachmann a couple of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Brett Favre's "honor" ruined: Comment of the day

    Favre has admitted sending messages to Jenn Sterger, but not pictures.​Brett Favre's record-breaking streak for regular season starts, 297, ended as the Vikings took the field Monday night in Detroit. We noted that whatever anyone thinks of his off-field problems -- and we've written about t ... More >>

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    December 7, 2010

    Jenn Sterger threatens to "go public" on Brett Favre

    More evidence?​Jenn Sterger's manager says that unless the National Football League punishes Brett Favre over the sexting scandal involving the former Jets sideline host, she'll "go public." Phil Reese tells TMZ that the evidence Sterger handed over to NFL investigators a few weeks ago "prov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Conan O'Brien returns with Brett Favre's penis [VIDEO]

    Coco's back, with Brett Favre for a prop.​The Brett Favre crotch shot saga just keeps spreading. Last night, Conan O'Brien couldn't resist getting in his 2 cents during the debut of his new TBS show, "Conan." Having emerged from the ashes of NBC's epic screw-over, first with a summer tour and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    Jenn Sterger readies legal blitz on Brett Favre?

    Another headache for the gunslinger​Brett Favre took a pretty hard hit on Sunday against the Patriots, to the tune of eight stitches to go along with a 28-18 loss for the Vikings. Now it sounds like he's about to get blitzed by former Jets sideline host Jenn Sterger over the penis pictures he ... More >>

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    October 27, 2010

    Allison Torres: I saw Favre's penis sext too

    Allison Torres Facebook Fan ClubThis woman also has something to say about Favre's penis.​Brett Farve's sports career looks to be rapidly crumbling into dust, but his fame as the colossally indiscreet owner of an unremarkable penis is only growing. Favre has already copped to sending former J ... More >>

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    October 25, 2010

    Brett Favre's Wranglers unzipped on SNL [VIDEO]

    It's the perfect marriage of comfort and style.​Brett Favre is saying he didn't send pictures of his junk to Jenn Sterger, but that hasn't stopped Jason Sudeikis and Saturday Night Live from lampooning his Wrangler "Bad to the Bone" commercial.

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    October 24, 2010

    Favre left Sterger voicemails, not penis pictures

    Brett Favre: That's my voice, but not my penis​Brett Favre admits to the NFL that he left voicemails for Jenn Sterger, but denies sending her pictures of his penis, according to a report by Jay Glazer.This is a smart strategy on Brett Favre's part--the voicemails, while embarrassing, don't break a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Brett Favre 'We Want Some Pussy' video surfaces

    Screen grab via RadarOnline.comBrett Favre: "We want some pussy!"​With the NFL looking into Brett Favre's alleged sexting, and his wife, Deanna, going on TV to say that faith is the only thing keeping her together, this new video can't be welcome news. It shows a boozing 23-year-old Favre in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    Jimmy Kimmel gets into Brett Favre's Wranglers [VIDEO]

    Enough room for a photo.​Wrangler scaled back its "Bad to the Bone" ads featuring Brett Favre, so Jimmy Kimmel has generously stepped into the breach.

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Jenn Sterger lawyers up [UPDATE]

    Jenn Sterger just wants to talk with a lawyer.​She hasn't talked to the National Football League yet about those alleged photo sext messages from Brett Favre, but former Jets sideline host Jenn Sterger is talking to a lawyer. The Pioneer Press reports that Sterger has retained the services of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Bill Maher on Brett Favre: Pee-pee wrong stalking [VIDEO]

    Bill Maher links Brett Favre's woes to pathetic white males.​HBO comedian Bill Maher has jumped on Brett Favre's alleged sexting woes, and turned the personal political by dragging Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin into the mess. First he reminded his Real Time viewers about the Deadspin sto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Brett Favre's Wrangler ads cut from NFL broadcasts

    Brett Favre's still in hreavy rotation on the Wrangler homepage.​It looked like Wrangler was sticking with Brett Favre in the immediate wake of the Jenn Sterger sexting allegations, but that's changed. Citing an outfit called Front Row Analytics, CNBC says that no Favre Wrangler ads, featurin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    Christine O'Donnell and Al Franken have a showdown over sex [VIDEO]

    Image via YouTubeChristine O'Donnell shouts down Al Franken.​Christine O'Donnell is the most famous teabaggin' Republican candidate for Senate ever to have dabbled in witchcraft and opposed masturbation. If she wins in Delaware this November, she may also become famous for being the only Repu ... More >>

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    September 8, 2010
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    August 24, 2010

    Bill Maher hates the voices in Michele Bachmann's head

    Michele Bachmann is Bill Maher's favorite M.I.L.F.​HBO yakker Bill Maher has a love/hate affair with Washington, D.C., whose politicos he routinely lampoons and lambastes on "Real Time." Now he tells Capitol File magazine that he loves "the springtime, when Joe Biden's hair blooms." And he ha ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 20, 2010
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    January 13, 2010

    10 Celebrity Potheads

    We celebrate the big names who've copped to their love of herb.

  • Movies

    June 17, 2009

    Outrage documentary exposes closeted conservatives

    Kirby Dick attempts to out sexual hypocrites in politics

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    Where does Bachmann get her facts? Bill Maher knows

    Bill Maher has figured out where Rep. Michele Bachmann gets her neverending series of "facts".

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    Kevin Costner kinda rocks Cabooze

    What's more interesting than actor Kevin Costner & Modern West playing country-rock on a Tuesday night at Cabooze?

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2008

    GOP dropping funding for Bachmann race, media buyers say

    Two sources aware of Minnesota ad buys said the National Republican Congressional Committee is pulling its media purchases from Bachmann's rac ... More >>

  • Movies

    October 1, 2008
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    July 23, 2008
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    June 11, 2008

    Summer Grows Up

    For once, this season's movies don't ask you to check your brains at the door

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2006

    What Jim Said

    Where do families get babies, anyhow, and if Grandma got you at the Indianapolis airport where did you get me?

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    April 4, 2005

    Abstinence and the absence of dental dams

    A flood of studies finds that teens think anal and oral sex is, like, not sex A survey of 580 students at two California schools found that nearly one-third of the teenage students plan on engaging in oral sex in the next six months. The ninth-grade teens in the California study, whose average age ... More >>

  • Sports

    February 18, 2004

    It's Not Miller Time

    Who's in the mood to watch Mussolini debate Eugene Debs on 'The View'?

  • Columns

    January 21, 2004

    Iowa Death Trip

    Howard "Hindenberg" Dean and the rest

  • News

    September 24, 2003

    Man out of Time

    Jesse's cable disconnection

  • Movies

    November 6, 2002

    Magical Realism

    Why Gabriel Garcia Marquez would never get a job with PBS--and other truths of nonfiction film

  • Sports

    July 25, 2001

    Short People

    Martin Short's bloated talk-show parody, Primetime Glick, lacks an appetite for destruction

  • Arts

    July 14, 1999

    After This Commercial Break

    John Forde's scrappy television show talks back to America's advertisers

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