For the second weekend, Religulous had a 35.5% drop in box office receipts and dropped to #13 with a gross of $2,200,000 at 568 theaters for a per screen average of $3,873. Maher succeeds, probing into old wounds that refuse to heal. An anthropological affront, Religulous reminds us that religion looks a lot like mental illness, and even more like a blind call. RELIGULOUS, comedian Bill Maher's attack on Christianity and religion, is full of lies, half-truths, false assumptions, logical contradictions and fallacies, distortions, intolerance, prejudice, bigotry, arrogance, ignorance, and hypocrisy. It's a pathetic propaganda piece that will warp the hearts and minds of the gullible and the ignorant Movie Review. Early in his documentary Religulous, Bill Maher talks about how he used to go to Catholic Mass with his father and sister.He tells us that his mom didn't attend because she was Jewish. And we see a picture of Bill, about age 7, all dressed up in his Sunday best with a toy revolver hanging from his waist Cummings said he scheduled the interview in Raleigh, N.C. Once I was miked I looked to my right and there sat Bill Maher. Bill Maher, on Larry King live, denied that they claimed it was a.
Get this from a library! Religulous. [Larry Charles; Bill Maher;] -- Comedian and TV host Bill Maher takes a pilgrimage across the globe on a mind-opening journey into the ultimate taboo: questioning religion. Meeting the high and low from different religions, Maher. The documentary was produced by Thousand Words and distributed by Lions Gate Entertainment. Originally slated for an international release date coinciding with the Christian Easter holiday 2008 (March 23), post-production delays resulting from a screenwriters guild strike pushed the release date back. The film was eventually released on October 3, 2008. RELIGULOUS makes a pilgrimage across the globe with political humorist and author Bill Maher (Real Time With Bill Maher, Politically Incorrect) as he opens our mind to the ultimate taboo: questioning religion. Known for his astute analytical skills, irreverent wit and commitment to never pulling a punch, Maher brings his characteristic honesty and skepticism to an unusual religious journey I recently watched bill maher's film religulous, it wasn't great but a lot of what he had to say was true. There was however one part of the movie that I was surprised about and that was the part where bill maher talks to the anti-zionist jew. He kind of makes out that because he is heavily religious that's why he doesn't support the zionist movement
Religulous is the much-anticipated collaboration between one of the guys responsible for Borat and Curb Your Enthusiasm (Larry Charles) and the Politically Incorrect stand-up comedian (Bill Maher). The problem with the movie, whose title compresses religious and ridiculous into a single word, isn't that it milks more than one sacred cow but that it does so with minimal subtlety and. Bill Maher DIRECTED BY Larry Charles SCREENPLAY Bill Maher MPAA RATING Rated R RUNNING TIME 101 Mins. DISTRIBUTED BY Lionsgate Religulous Review : Believe it or not, I was looking forward to Religulous, Bill Maher's basically one-man show purports to seek out the state of the world's major religions in ways both insightful and semi. Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password.
When Maher's anti-religion documentary Religulous came out in 2008, I defended the movie to my co-workers at the time at The A.V. Club, who blanched at Maher's unrelenting smugness, as one of. © 2020 VUDU, Inc. All rights reserve As a comedy routine about the absurdity of religious fundamentalism, Bill Maher's Religulous is very, very funny. As a serious discussion of religion and spirituality, it is, well, very, very funny Maher had a Jewish mother and a Catholic father, and was raised as a Catholic until he was 13, when his father stopped attending services. He speaks with his elderly mother, who tells him, "I don't know why he did that. We never discussed it." He asks her what the family believed, before and after that event. "I don't know what we believed," she says. No, she's not confused. She just doesn't know.
All Critics (155) | Top Critics (48) | Fresh (107) | Rotten (48) Bill Maher Stand Up Comedy Tour NEWS Out of an abundance of caution for everyone's safety with COVID-19, Bill's Atlantic City show is rescheduled to 8/2/20, Bethlehem (TBD), and Orlando (TBD) show are being postponed. Please hang on to your tickets for now. Click for mor Famoso por su postura contraria a la religión, Bill Maher explora distintos puntos de vista al respecto a través de sus viajes a distintos destinos religiosos por el mundo, tales como Jerusalén o el Vaticano, entrevistando a creyentes de todo tipo y condición, como Judíos por Jesús, musulmanes, polígamos, satanistas, jasísidicos..
Bill Maher in Religulous. Photograph: Lionsgate/Everett/Rex Features S hooting fish in a barrel is the order of the day in comedian Bill Maher's faintly tiresome attack on religion - by which he. Lions Gate Entertainment released the film on DVD February 17, 2009. Special features on the DVD include a commentary with Bill Maher and director Larry Charles, deleted scenes, and extended Bill Maher monologues from around the world that were either edited down or not included in the film at all.
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Artist Info. For more than twenty years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. First on Politically Incorrect (Co medy Central, ABC, 1993-2002), and for the last fourteen years on HBO's Real Time, Maher's combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have garnered him 41 Emmy nominations Over-extended but nonetheless thought provoking and humorous documentary. Religulous on DVD February 17, 2009 starring Bill Maher. Comedian Bill Maher examines the presence of religion in big news stories of recent years, from Muslim riots over cartoons to the Ten Comm Regal Coming Soon For more than twenty years, comedian Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. First on Politically Incorrect (Comedy Central, ABC, 1993-2002), and for the last fifteen years on HBO's Real Time, Maher's combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have garnered him 41 Emmy nominations
. First on Politically Incorrect (Comedy Central, ABC, 1993-2002), and for the last fourteen years on HBO's Real Time, Maher's combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have garnered him 41 Emmy nominations Religulous (and the alleged Horus-Christ parallels) Hello bloggers, Last post I promised a review of Bill Maher's documentary Religulous.Sorry it's taken so long, but I've been busy editing the final draft of my forthcoming book with Zondervan, The Myth of the Christian Religion: Losing Your Religion to Discover the Beauty of a Revolution (formerly entitled Revolting Beauty) Maher won his first Emmy™ in 2014 as executive producer for the HBO series, Vice. In October of 2008, this same combination was on display in Maher's uproarious and unprecedented swipe at organized religion, Religulous, directed by Larry Charles (Borat)
'Religulous' is a 2008 American documentary film directed by Larry Charles and starring political comedian Bill Maher. According to Maher, the title of the film is a portmanteau derived from the words religion and ridiculous, implying the satirical nature of the documentary that is meant to mock the concept of religion and the problems it. The documentary RELIGULOUS follows political humorist and author Bill Maher (Real Time With Bill Maher, Politically Incorrect) as he travels around the globe interviewing people about God and religion. Known for his astute analytical skills, irreverent wit and commitment to never pulling a punch, Maher brings his characteristic honesty to an unusual spiritual journey Orlando-based evangelist Jeremiah Cummings says an interview he did with HBO host Bill Maher for the 2008 film Religulous ruined his reputation and led to the loss of his personal fortune RELIGULOUS follows political humorist and author Bill Maher (Real Time With Bill Maher, Politically Incorrect) as he travels around the globe interviewing people about God and religion. Known for his astute analytical skills, irreverent wit and commitment to never pulling a punch, Maher brings his characteristic honesty to an unusual.
Religulous begins with Bill Maher, standing alone in Israel at a place called Meggido; a worthless pile of rubble where many of the planet's religions believe the end of the world will begin. Maher has gone for easy targets. He comes up with the odd funny gag, but you get the feeling that he is as dogmatic about his doubt as the believers are about their faith.
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Religulous (15) American stand-up comedian Bill Maher has filmed a Michael Moore-style polemic on religion. Already a hit in the U.S., his conclusions can be guessed from the title: Religulous His new film Religulous (one of the worst film titles in recent memory), will certainly satisfy the victimhood crowd by allowing them to fight what they feel is persecution Bill Maher's Blasphemous And Ridiculous Film RELIGULOUS Bill Maher says that he doesn't ridicule religion; but rather, he says that religion ridicules itself. Granted, religion is the worst thing that ever happened to this world, because Satan uses religion to deceive the masses Religulous. Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion. Cast information Crew information Company information News Box office. Controversial Documentary
Trump Is a Lot Like God. Bill Maher is with Religulous The Movie and 2 others. September 28, 2018 · The thing about Naziism Maoism and Stalinism. They were religions, state religions. Those dictators didn't get rid of God because they hated religion. They got rid of God because they hated the competition Comments on Bill Maher's Religulous Dr. Dave Yount March 12, 2009 Introduction Being a fan of Bill Maher's comedy in general (watching many episodes of Real Time on HBO and seeing him perform comedy live at the Celebrity Theatre last year or so), but not necessarily being As Maher (Real Time with Bill Maher, Politically Incorrect) claims in Religulous, his feature-length documentary from 2008, a hidden minority of 16 percent of Americans consider themselves. As the comedian and outspoken nonbeliever Bill Maher travels the world, interviewing Christians, Jews and Muslims in the facetiously funny documentary Religulous, you begin to wonder if.
A description of tropes appearing in Religulous. A documentary film by Bill Maher released in 2008. In its premise, Bill goes through a journey across the U Religulous, a documentary created by Bill Maher, is a film that discusses Judeo-Christianity and faith.The most pervasive question levied by Mr. Maher throughout the film is, How do you know? Bill Maher travels to religious locations world-wide under the implied pretext of objectively interviewing people of faith as well as agnostics and atheists
Amazon.com: Religulous: Bill Maher, Tal Bachman, Jonathan Boulden, Steve Burg, Francis Collins, George Coyne, Benjamin Creme, Jeremiah Cummings, Jose Luis De Jesus. Religulous is a film featuring Bill Maher and the baby Jesus that takes the piss out of religion.The film explores various religious groups across many locations ranging from the Vatican to Salt Lake City. Maher interviews a wide variety of religionists, including Hasidic Jews, Muslims, Mormons, creationists as well as untraditional popes.In an early section, he asks what is possibly one of. Bill Maher has a new film Religulous, a documentary slated for release October 3 and Huffington Post has an exclusive clip. The documentary bills itself as an uproarious nonfiction film about the greatest fiction ever told Analyze and evaluate Bill Maher's argument in the film Religulous Analyze and evaluate Bill Maher's argument in the film Religulous. Write a 3-4 page essay in which you analyze and evaluate Bill Maher's argument in the film Religulous. You should also provide your own developed opinion about the issue of controversy in this film
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Religulous emerges as the first movie jape of the Sarah Palin era. It's a film that's destined to make a lot of people mad, but Maher, for all his showy atheistic doubt, isn't just. For more than twenty years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. First on Politically Incorrect (Comedy Central, ABC, 1993-2002), and for the last fourteen years on HBO's Real Time, Maher's combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have garnered him 40 Emmy nominations For more than twenty years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. First on Politically Incorrect (Comedy Central, ABC, 1993-2002), and for.
Religulous Bill Maher Known for his stance against religion, Bill Maher's views on the various world religions are explored as he travels to numerous religious destinations, such as Jerusalem, the Vatican, and Salt Lake City, interviewing believers from a variety of backgrounds and groups, including Jews for Jesus, Muslims, polygamists. Ridiculous Religulous. Bill Maher's Film Reviewed. Craig J. Hazen, Ph.D. Graduate Program in Christian Apologetics Biola University La Mirada, Ca. Comedy tastes change over time. I'm sure a water-squirting daisy on a jacket lapel was a riot in its day. Knock-knock jokes kept me and my friends pretty entertained in second grade
William Bill Maher, Jr. was born in New York in 1956. He has enjoyed a varied career until now as a stand-up comedian, television host, political commentator, satirist, author, and actor. Maher has become known for his sarcastic approach to humor and political satire, always making a point of being politically incorrect Regal Coming Soon For more than twenty years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. First on Politically Incorrect (Comedy Central, ABC, 1993-2002), and for the last fourteen years on HBO's Real Time, Maher's combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have garnered him 40 Emmy nominations Quote not available.
Religulous (2008) · 1 hr 41 min. R. Comedy. Documentary. War. A hilarious documentary from the director of BORAT that follows political humorist and comedian Bill Maher as he interviews people around the world about God and religion. DIRECTOR. Larry Charles. STARRING. Bill Maher. Tal Bachman. Jonathan Boulden. Steve Burg. COMPANY; About Us. Harry Forbes of Catholic News Service condemned the film, deeming it "morally offensive." . Religulous (/rɪˈlɪɡjʊləs, rɪˈlɪdʒʊləs/) is a 2008 American documentary film written by and starring comedian Bill Maher and directed by Larry Charles. The title of the film is a portmanteau derived from the words religious and ridiculous. The documentary examines and challenges religion and religious belief. Religulous - Trailer 1 Oct 2, 2008 1:00 AM EDT Comic Bill Maher plays devil's advocate with members of different faiths. Religulous - Official Trailer Cast & Crew See all » Bill Maher.
Question: Is faith in God religulous? Answer: In his 2008 film Religulous, Bill Maher makes the argument that belief in God is ridiculous. The term religulous is a combination of the words religion and ridiculous. Maher's main goal with the film seems to be to convince people that religion is responsible for most of the evil in the world, and that we would all be. Most everybody else in the film knows what they believe. If they don't, Maher does. He impersonates a Scientologist at the Speakers' Corner in London's Hyde Park, and says Scientology teaches that there was a race of Thetans several trillion years old (older than the universe, which is only 13.73 billion years) and that we are born with Thetans inside us, which can be detected by an E-Meter, on sale at your local Scientology center, and driven out by "auditing," which takes a long time and unfortunately costs money.
Though Maher is frequently characterized as a hero for the progressive left — a byproduct of his vocal criticism of religion, as seen in his 2008 documentary Religulous — his actions. And this is precisely what Bill Maher does in his new anti-religion film, Religulous. Maher, who grew up Catholic (with a Jewish mother), loathes religion. This film doesn't make it clear why he. Your AMC Ticket Confirmation# can be found in your order confirmation email. Robert W. Butler of The Kansas City Star gave the film a rating of three stars, and commented: "The film is one-sided, less a measured argument than a bunch of rants and barbed observations. But it’s also very funny, which trumps everything else." Owen Gleiberman of Entertainment Weekly gave the film a rating of A-, and wrote: "The movie is funny as...well, hell." The Canadian Press said the movie "delivers a laugh-out-loud attack on the most sacred of cows." Christie Lemire, of the Associated Press, wrote: "If you're an atheist or an agnostic, you'll be completely on board and happy to tag along with Maher as he travels the globe asking people about their faith — everywhere from Jerusalem to the Vatican to Amsterdam, where he finds not only the Cannabis Ministry but also a Muslim gay bar (with two people in it)." John Anderson of Newsday wrote: "much that's funny, insightful and thought-provoking. But it certainly doesn't give the religious a lot of slack." Religulous received mixed to positive reviews. On Rotten Tomatoes the film has an approval rating of 69%, based on 154 reviews, with an average rating of 6.31/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "Religulous is funny and offensive in equal measure, and aims less to change hearts and minds than to inspire conversation." On Metacritic the film has a score of 56 out of 100, based on 31 critics, "mixed or average reviews".
Bill Maher admittedly dresses a one-sided anti-religion diatribe in documentary linens and the hypocrites he finds make great punchlines. But he also addresses the historically proven truth of faith perverted for power and the danger posed to us all. Forgot your password? Don't have an account? Sign up here Many of Maher's confrontations involve logical questions about holy books. For example, did Jonah really live for three days in the belly of a large fish? There are people who believe it. Is the End of Days at hand? A U.S. senator says he thinks so. Will the Rapture occur in our lifetimes? Widespread agreement. Mormons believe Missouri will be the paradise ("Branson, I hope," says Maher). There are even some people who believe Alaska has been chosen as a refuge for the Saved After Armageddon. In Kentucky, Maher visits the Creation Museum, which features a diorama of human children playing at the feet of dinosaurs.Roger Ebert was the film critic of the Chicago Sun-Times from 1967 until his death in 2013. In 1975, he won the Pulitzer Prize for distinguished criticism.
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Rather disconcertingly, the film builds towards a vision of the apocalypse, the destructive fate that religious conflicts have in store for us -- a version of the future any hellfire preacher would be proud of. In RELIGULOUS, stand-up comic/political commentator Bill Maher travels the world to talk about the topic of religious faith in the modern world -- and to ask if religious faith is, in fact, incompatible with the modern world A Non-Religulous Response By Jesse Carey CBN.com Producer CBN.com - Bill Maher doesn't like religion. In fact, he believes it may be the single biggest danger facing mankind. His mission for the 101 minutes of his new film Religulous (which comes out on DVD this week) is to prove t Religulous (/ r ɪ ˈ l ɪ ɡ j ʊ l ə s, r ɪ ˈ l ɪ dʒ ʊ l ə s /) là một bộ phim tài liệu của Hoa Kỳ sản xuất vào năm 2008, với đạo diễn là Larry Charles và danh hài Bill Maher đóng vai người dẫn truyện.. Tựa đề phim Religulous là một sự kết hợp (portmanteau) của hai từ religion (tôn giáo) và ridiculous (nhảm nhí) Why have I focused on the Christians? Maher also has interesting debates with Muslims about whether the Koran calls for the death of infidels. And he interviews an Israeli manufacturer who invents devices to sidestep the bans on Sabbath activity. Since the laws prohibit you from operating machines, for example, they've invented a "negative telephone." Here's how it works: All the numbers on the touchpad are constantly engaged. All you do is insert little sticks into holes beside the numbers you don't want to work.
Film critic Roger Ebert gave the film a rating of three and a half out of four stars, and wrote: "I report faithfully that I laughed frequently. You may very well hate it, but at least you've been informed. Perhaps you could enjoy the material about other religions, and tune out when yours is being discussed. That's only human nature." A range of views on various world religions is explored as Bill Maher travels to numerous religious destinations including Jerusalem, the Vatican, and Salt Lake City, interviewing believers from a variety of backgrounds and groups. These include a former member of Jews for Jesus, Christians, Muslims, former Mormons, and Hasidic Jews. Maher travels to Speakers' Corner in Hyde Park, London, where he "preaches" Scientology beliefs.
Religulous grossed over $13 million after having a production budget of $2.5 million. As of 2019[update], it is 27th among the highest grossing documentaries in the US and was the highest grossing documentary of 2008. Or maybe "talks with" is not quite the right phrase. It's more that he lines them up and shoots them down. He interrupts, talks over, slaps on subtitles, edits in movie and TV clips, and doesn't play fair. Reader, I took a guilty pleasure in his misbehavior. The people he interviews are astonishingly forbearing, even most of the truckers in a chapel at a truck stop. I expected somebody to take a swing at Maher, but nobody did, although one trucker walked out on him. Elsewhere in the film, Maher walks out on a rabbi who approvingly attended a Holocaust denial conference in Iran. 201 quotes from Bill Maher: 'Women cannot complain about men anymore until they start getting better taste in them.', 'Suicide is man's way of telling God, 'You can't fire me - I quit!', and 'I have a problem with people who take the Constitution loosely and the Bible literally. William Maher (/ m ɑːr /; born January 20, 1956) is an American comedian, political commentator, and television host. He is known for the HBO political talk show Real Time with Bill Maher (2003-present) and the similar late-night show called Politically Incorrect (1993-2002), originally on Comedy Central and later on ABC.. Maher is known for his political satire and sociopolitical.
The Problems and Fallacies of Bill Maher's Religulous. As a student at a thriving theistic university, and having an interest in philosophy and theology, my attention was naturally drawn to the television when I first saw the commercials and trailers for Bill Maher's documentary, Religulous In his review Stephen Holden also wrote that "the movie has the same loose, on-the-road structure" as Larry Charles' previous film Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan and commented: "Much of Mr. Maher’s film is extremely funny in a similarly irreverent, offhanded way." Claudia Puig of USA Today wrote: "those with a taste for irreverent humor and clear-eyed analysis will find it funny, enlightening and disturbing." Kirk Honeycutt of The Hollywood Reporter characterized the film as "An often hilarious but relentlessly shallow attack on religious fundamentalism by humorist Bill Maher". Louis Peitzman of the San Francisco Bay Guardian wrote that "It doesn't even matter that he goes out of his way to be offensive, as he's consistently funny enough to pull it off." Scott Indrisek wrote at Style.com that: "Religulous earns many of its laughs from skillful editing, with Maher's interviews jazzed up by video clips". Ben Kenigsberg of Time Out New York gave the film a rating of three out of six stars, and wrote: "The worst scenes in Religulous are appalling for their methods; the best are appalling for their information." Bill Maher's audacious look at the hottest red-button topic of all. Religulous is a vastly entertaining and informative documentary about the craziest aspects of religion
It was much more thought-provoking than I was expecting, but his blatant bias made me feel that he was no less a fundamentalist than the religious people he was criticising. Bill Maher full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. Join / Sign Up Religulous 2008 Swing Vote Himself 2008 A/k/a Tommy Chong 200 I'm going to try to review Bill Maher's "Religulous" without getting into religion. Is that OK with everybody? Good. I don't want to fan the flames of a holy war. The movie is about organized religions: Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Mormonism, TV evangelism and even Scientology, with detours into pagan cults and ancient Egypt. Bill Maher, host, writer and debater, believes they are all crazy. He fears they could lead us prayerfully into mutual nuclear doom. He doesn't get around to Hinduism or Buddhism, but he probably doesn't approve of them, either. Religulous is a 2008 documentary film starring political comedian Bill Maher who travels to numerous religious destinations, such as Jerusalem, the Vatican, and Salt Lake City, interviewing believers from a variety of backgrounds and groups, including Jews for Jesus, Christians, Muslims, polygamists, Satanists, and Hasidic Jews
Maher said he used a fake title "A Spiritual Journey" for the film to obtain interviews. Creationist Ken Ham of the group Answers in Genesis, who appeared in the film, was critical of what he called Maher's "deception" to obtain the interview. If you feel compelled to see Religulous (which is rated R) and line the pockets of Maher and his producers, see the film later this month or, better yet, borrow it from the library when it comes out on DVD—a strong box office on opening weekend can lead to even more theaters showing the film in coming weeks Get this from a library! Religulous. [Larry Charles; Bill Maher; Palmer West; Jonah Smith; Anthony Hardwick; Jeffrey M Werner; Jeff Groth; Christian Kinnard; Thousand Words (Firm),; Lions Gate Films (Santa Monica, Calif.),;] -- Though fashioned as popular entertainment with laughs, light moments, and mostly humorous segments, Maher and the filmmakers are serious in castigating the body of. William Bill Maher, Jr., (pronounced /ˈmɑɹ/; born January 20 1956) is an American stand-up comedian, television host, political commentator, actor, and author.He hosted the late-night television talk show Politically Incorrect on Comedy Central and ABC, and is currently the host of Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO.The show has been nominated for more than ten Emmy Awards
Bill Maher Larry Charles Bill Maher (2008) Comic Bill Maher visits Jerusalem, Vatican City and other religious destinations to question believers about their different faiths. mor Religulous begins with Bill Maher, standing alone in Israel at a place called Meggido; a worthless pile of rubble where many of the planet's religions believe the end of the world will begin. From there, Maher pushes us into an intense, honest, and brutally funny discussion of blind belief, presenting the possibility that maybe we should all. Religulous begins with Bill Maher, standing alone in Israel at a place called Meggido; a worthless pile of rubble where many of the planet's religions believe the end of the world will begin. From there, Maher pushes us into an intense, honest, and brutally funny discussion of blind belief, presenting the possibility that maybe we should all. It's hugely amusing to see an argument so cheerfully loaded, so barefacedly one-sided, and so frankly determined to bully the other side into silence. TORONTO. THE director Larry Charles was talking recently about Hollywood and taboos. His new movie, Religulous, which stars the HBO host Bill Maher, is a sometimes funny, sometimes cheap.
On January 4, 2015, Maher tweeted a photo of himself and director Larry Charles with the caption: "Director Larry Charles on the Hawaii trip this year...was "Religulous II" discussed??", suggesting the possibility of a sequel. Bill Maher has been a fixture of American cable and late night punditry since the early 1990s. Nominally a standup comedian by trade, his TV career launched with Politically Incorrect, a late-night political talk show that ran on Comedy Central from 1993 to 1997 (moving to ABC between 1997 and 2002).He migrated to HBO in 2003, where he still resides as host of the popular Real Time With Bill. Speaking of the need to reinforce one's faith, Bill Maher's 2008 movie Religulous provided the atheist version of a church-going experience and altar call Any time I bring up Bill Maher's Religulous in a conversation, I'm told how he's nothing but an arrogant ass, and he should stop working in the entertainment industry all together. This is just from the mere mention of the film, mind you! It's too bad these people are too closed minded to actually sit down and watch the film, because it's not exactly what everyone probably thought it was; a.