Welcome Bill Maher:
We’re joined on the Starline by an actor, comedian & TV host. His show Real Time with Bill Maher airs on HBO. On tour now we welcome Bill Maher.
Bill, let’s go Beyond the Mic. You were born in New York, grew up in New Jersey. Comedians used to try and be funny enough to be invited over to Johnny’s couch. How has comedy evolved for the better and for the worse?
What comedian changed the way you see comedy?
Before you had to write a letter to the editor, now anyone can get on social media…how has social media and the instant outrage available for anyone changed the way people see comedy?
The Rockin’ 8:
Times running out so it’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions; answer with the first thing that comes to your mind. There is no Pressure.
1. You’ve written 5 bestsellers, what’s the last book you read?
2. What is your most used word?
3. Favorite meal?
4. Best place to think in LA?
5. What scared you as a child?
6. Who is the most important person in your life?
7. What one thing you have to do first thing in the morning?
8. You can do a comedy show with any 3 other comedians, alive or dead, who’s on that stage?
One Big Question
It’s time for one big question with the host of Real Time with Bill Maher, What will it take to fix the US political system or has it been broken beyond repair?
Sex, religion, politics & Facebook 4 topics I try to avoid here…
41 Emmy Nominations can’t be wrong. Coming to a sold out theatre near you, we thank Bill Maher for taking the time to talk with us today.
And that my friends is a Beyond the Mic Short Cut.
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