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  1. Bill Maher's Brash Comic Style Undercuts His Political MessageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | Miami New Times

    ... really found his niche on late-night TV as the sarcastic voice of the left with his successful show, Politically Incorrect . The concept was simple: gather an assorted group of guests from across the political spectrum and backgrounds, including ...

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  2. Bill Maher got an Emmy nomination despite 'N-word' controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... "Real Time," Maher has consistently snagged Emmy nominations for his work in television. Maher's show "Politically Incorrect," which aired before "Real Time," racked up 11 Emmy nominations over the course of its nine-year run. But Maher has only won ...

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  3. Sold out show - Ruth Eckerd Hall to present comedian Bill MaherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... as executive producer for the HBO series 'VICE.' Maher's first creation, the late night talk show 'Politically Incorrect' - which aired on Comedy Central, ABC-TV - ran from 1993 to 2002 and featured a roundtable discussion of current events with ...

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  4. Bill Maher's Weird, Effortful Apology for Saying the N-WordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | New Yorker

    ... culture," Maher said. The statement echoed a rant he delivered sixteen years ago, on an episode of "Politically Incorrect," in which he argued that he should be allowed to say the word "nigga" because it had been "co-opted" by "the culture" into a ...

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  5. Bill Maher gets a pass for using a racial slur - " but should he?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | The Daily Vidette

    ... and keeps his job. Having been a guest panelist years ago on "Real Time" and on his earlier ABC show "Politically Incorrect," I thought Maher knew better. He may ironically have become too confident in his cross-racial knowledge. What he said was ...

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  6. Bill Maher's Weird, Effortful Apology for Saying the N-WordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | New Yorker

    ... culture," Maher said. The statement echoed a rant he delivered sixteen years ago, on an episode of "Politically Incorrect," in which he argued that he should be allowed to say the word "nigga" because it had been "co-opted" by "the culture" into a ...

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  7. Bill Maher is the issue of the day on Friday night's 'Real Time'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    Going back as far as his days on "Politically Incorrect," Bill Maher has been a provocation-embracing ringmaster of sorts, leading conversations on hot-button issues while ensuring that he had the last word. Friday, in the wake of a controversy that sprung out of his use of a racial slur to describe himself in a joke gone wrong during a segment with Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse, a somewhat more subdued Maher found himself at the center of this conversation.

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  8. Bill Maher Talks N-Word Controversy: "I Did a Bad Thing"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | E! Online

    ... previously spoken out against making unnecessary apologies and had hosted the Comedy Central talk show Politically Incorrect , said "there is a lot of bulls--t apologizing in America" and that he is against that, but added, "We shouldn't apologize ...

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  9. Bill Maher Apologizes: - I Did a Bad Thing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | SFGate

    ... to people, and that is why I apologize freely and I reiterate it tonight. That's sincere." The former "Politically Incorrect" host proved he was still politically incorrect on last Friday's "Real Time" when Republican Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse spoke ...

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  10. Bill Maher Addresses N-Word Gaffe on Real Time: 'Thank You for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | TVLine

    Quick refresh: Maher incurred widespread wrath last week when, midway through his Real Time interview with junior senator Ben Sasse, he uttered the N-word. The following morning, HBO released a strongly worded statement condemning the former Politically Incorrect host's crack, which was soon followed by Maher's own meal culpa .

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  11. Clarence Page: Did Bill Maher forget that he's white?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    ... a house n---er." Having been a guest panelist years ago on "Real Time" and on his earlier ABC show "Politically Incorrect," I thought Bill knew better. If there is anything black Americans have tried to maintain social control over, it is the ...

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  12. Did Bill Maher forget that he is white?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Hays Daily News

    ... I'm a house n_-er." Having been a guest panelist years ago on "Real Time" and on his earlier ABC show "Politically Incorrect," I thought Bill knew better. If there is anything black Americans have tried to maintain social control over, it is the ...

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  13. Ex-Girlfriend Hints That This Isn't Bill Maher's First Rodeo With N-WordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Essence Magazine

    ... some shock value. Maher and Jensen dated for about a year and a half beginning in 2003. Maher's show "Politically Incorrect" was dropped by ABC in 2002 after he made insensitive comments after 9/11. A guest referred to the terrorists as "warriors" ...

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  14. Watch Bill Maher Defend Using The N-Word To A Black Woman In 2001Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Switched

    If you think last week's episode of "Real Time" was the first time Bill Maher said "n***a" on TV, it isn't. An August 2001 clip from Maher's old show "Politically Incorrect" has resurfaced online , and it shows the comedian insisting that white people have the right to use the slur.

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  15. Rapper Ice Cube takes offense at Bill Maher's casual usage of the "N-word"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... What makes you think you can say that? Why did you think you could get away with that?" The famously politically incorrect Maher, 61, invoked the explosive term during an interview with Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse, who had just invited him to visit the ...

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  16. Ice Cube fires off response to Bill Maher's use of the N-wordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | New York Daily News

    ... himself in hot water over an insensitive remark . Just days after Sept. 11, the then-host of ABC's "Politically Incorrect" said that the terrorists were "not cowardly" for staying in the airplane when it hit the tower. He quickly lost his job after ...

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  17. WTF: Bill Maher Wants to Have Milo Yiannopoulos Back on 'Real Time'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Unicorn Booty

    ... and there's loads of us around, and Maher doesn't seem to have any problem with that. The days of Politically Incorrect are long gone - if Maher was ever worth listening to, he's proven that he is no longer. Chance the Rapper and Deray Mckesson ...

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  18. Out of Bounds: Has a Contrite Bill Maher Learned His Lesson?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | NBC Chicago

    ... - including the media, from legitimate news sources to "Saturday Night Live." Maher's previous show, "Politically Incorrect," ran from 1993 to 2002, long before Trump employed the term on the campaign trail. ABC cancelled the program less than a ...

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  19. Off-Color, Off-Brand: What Kathy Griffin's and Bill Maher's Gaffes have in commonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Salon

    ... was once seen as great height. Six days following the 9/11 attacks, as he was hosting his ABC series "Politically Incorrect," Maher said of the terrorists who committed the atrocity, "We have been the cowards. Lobbing cruise missiles from 2,000 ...

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  20. Maher's been here before: Watch him defend using the n-word in 2001Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Salon

    ... Asian Americans and the actor and activist Anne-Marie Johnson to discuss the issue on his ABC show "Politically Incorrect". David Spade, much to his apparent and understandable embarrassment, was there too. As you can see in the video below, the ...

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