“New Rule: Bill Maher Must Win an Emmy!” by Arianna Huffington, Huffington Post
His “New Rule: Not Everything In America has to Make a Profit” was the most viewed blog post on HuffPost last week, with over 250,000 page views. His riff equating Michael Jackson and America was an instant classic. His call for Obama to marry his good ideas with “a little bit of that Bush attitude and certitude” had the pundits buzzing. He’s been tearing it up on the cable shows (here he is with Wolf Blitzer and Chris Matthews). His warning on the birthers on Friday’s show (“If you don’t immediately kill errant bullshit, no matter how ridiculous, it can grow and thrive and eventually take over like crab grass or Cirque du Soleil”) has already gotten over 1,000 comments. And Real Time was recently nominated for two Emmys.
This is the 22nd time Bill has personally been nominated for an Emmy. The previous 21 times he’s gone home without the trophy… Read more
While Bill Maher has been your friend for over 15 years, I’ve got virtually acquainted with him when reviews of his Religulous movie appeared in the international media. And I’m now appreciating and enjoying him dearly.
Thanks for this great “New Rule…” blog, Arianna!
haplif – Frank Kalder (HuffPost profile/comments)