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  • The New New Rules - Bill Maher
    of this world suggestions on how people can preserve their sanity amidst the craziness that happens all over the world With this book people will learn how Maher looks at everything around him PROS Aside from being insightful Maher presents the new rules some of which he tried for himself on his shows The rules also engage people in being more aware regarding some issues that Maher deeply cares about Moreover the book is very organized with the information arranged alphabetically so readers will have no trouble searching for topics they may be more interested in New jokes that have never been heard on his shows before are also included CONS Some readers may find Maher s jokes about women a bit sexist There are also some who may be offended with Maher s jokes regarding gay men His take on the military may also insult the people concerned The book is a bit political as well and tends to criticize the Republicans more EDITORIAL REVIEWS Bill Maher has been applauded for inciting controversies that may very well be the truth in a very entertaining and humorous way ABOUT THE AUTHOR Bill Maher hosted HBO s Real Time and Comedy

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  • Bill Maher
    would earn a degree in English and history Maher dated the former Playboy Cyber Girl Coco Johnsen who filed a case against him after their breakup Afterwards he formed a relationship with Karrine Steffans an author and a former hip hop model and from 2009 to 2011 Maher dated the neuroscientist and co host of Skeptics Guide to the Universe Cara Santa Maria MAHER S CAREER Maher s first jobs were as a stand up comedian and actor In 1979 he hosted the New York City comedy club Catch a Rising Star He also made some brief appearances on the Johnny Carson s and David Letterman Show Murder She Wrote Max Headroom and Charlie Hoover Moreover he had roles in some films like Ratboy Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death and Pizza Man Maher s hosting stint started with Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher which was aired by Comedy Central and later on by ABC The main focus of the show were various topics that were tackled by four guests that came from different sectors The show earned a number of awards like the Emmy Award for Outstanding Technical Direction the CableACE Awards for Best Talk Show Series

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  • Sam Seder
    The Sam Seder Show after Janeane left The show would eventually end in 2007 However Seder was slated to host another program called Seder on Sunday Seder also had a show with Marc Maron entitled Maron v Seder which later on became Breakroom Live with Maron Seder In 2010 Seder widened his media horizon when by starting an independent online podcast which he called the Majority Report Most of the

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  • Thom Hartmann
    to Lansing Community College but eventually transferred to Michigan State University and took up electrical engineering While in Michigan he joined the protest against the Vietnam War He also became interested in Christian mysticism which led to his ordination as a Minister of the Coptic Fellowship International HARTMANN S CAREER Hartmann s first career was as the co founder of The Woodley Herber Company The company specialized in selling herbal products potpourris and teas While managing the company Hartmann obtained degrees in herbology and homeopathic medicine In New Hampshire he founded The New England Salem Children s Village The next thing that Hartmann established was International Wholesale Travel and its subsidiary Sprayberry Travel In 1986 he sold his shares and focused his attention on Salem International His other jobs included being a trainer for The American Marketing Centers and the founder of Chandler MacDonald Stout Schneiderman Poe Inc After selling his shares in Chandler MacDonald Stout Schneiderman Poe Inc Hartmann went to Vermont and started hosting radio show which was aired by one of the local stations He also co hosted a radio talk show in Oregon under KPOJ The Thom Hartmann Program was one of the most popular progressive

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  • Ed Schultz
    near Old Dominion University with his parents George and Mary Schultz He got his education from Larchmont Elementary School Blair Junior High and Maury High School When he went to Minnesota he got a scholarship from Minnesota State University Moorhead and became part of the school s football team He also possessed the necessary requirements to be an All American and was the NAIA passing leader in 1977 SCHULTZ S CAREER When he quit football Schultz became a sportscaster for KTHI TV and WDAY TV where he was known as the Voice of the Bison consecutively He also did a radio play by play of the football games of North Dakota State University In 1996 he moved to KFGO and did play by play of University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux in football Schultz also hosted several political talk shows like News and Views and Viewpoint In these shows he presented his political ideas and commentaries that leaned more towards the right The Ed Show aired via KFGO in Fargo North Dakota It currently and simultaneously broadcasted on Sirius Satellite Radio s Sirius Left channel XM Radio s America Left channel and Armed Force Radio In 2009 The Ed Show

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  • Jon Stewart
    communication with his father This eventually caused him to drop his original surname and his mother s Stewart went to Lawrence High School where he claimed to have been bullied as a student In 1984 he took up chemistry at the College of William and Mary before shifting to psychology While studying Steward took up a number of jobs like being a contingency planner a contract administrator a puppeteer soccer coach caterer busboy shelf stocker and bartender After going on a blind date with her Stewart became steady with Tracey Lynn McShane before marrying her in 2000 A year after their wedding Stewart and her wife adapted their current surnames STEWART S CAREER Stewart started working as a stand up comedian at The Bitter End and eventually became a regular at the Comedy Cellar A few years later he became a writer for Caroline s Comedy Hour Starting 1992 he became Patty Rosborough s co host in Short Attention Span Theater and a year after the host of You Wrote It You Watch It The Jon Stewart was very successful as soon as it started airing It was followed by a short hosting stint on Where s Elvis This Week a show focused on discussing news and cultural issues In 1999 Stewart was slated to become the host of The Daily Show which earned a number of Primetime Emmy Awards and two Peabody Awards afterwards He also won a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album for the audio book edition of America The Book A Citizen s Guide to Democracy Inaction In The Daily Show Stewart interviewed some politicians like Stephen Colbert while he freely expressed his opinions regarding some like Harry S Truman whom he thought to have become a war criminal when he decided to drop the atomic

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  • Maureen Dowd
    D C even though her family was of Irish descent She went to Immaculata High School and finished a degree in English at The Catholic University of America When it came to her love life Dowd dated several men including Aaron Sorkin the man behind the creation of The West Wing Michael Douglas and John Tierney of the Times DOWD S MEDIA CAREER Dowd s career in print media began when she started working as the editorial assistant for the Washington Star in 1974 Afterwards she came working for Time and then for The New York Times In 1986 her career as a correspondent for the Times commenced Dowd s work for The New York Times Op Ed page earned her various awards like the Pulitzer Prize The Damon Runyon Award and also came 43 rd on The Daily Telegraph s list of the 100 most influential liberals in America Some people greatly thought that the articles wrote by Dowd were influenced by her mother who was supposedly full of humor and intellect Her articles were also focused topics that were related to politics entertainment business and gender related issues For other people the things she wrote displayed a caricatured

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  • Keith Olbermann
    career at UPI and the RKO Radio Network He also was a sportscaster for WNEW 1130 AM in New York City and WCVB TV in Boston When he went to Los Angeles he became a part of KTLA and KCBS In 1992 Olbermann became a part of ESPN s SportsCenter where he was usually partnered with Dan Patrick in the 11 PM slot He also wrote a book with Patrick entitled The Big Show where they discussed about their experiences while working for the network Not long after a dispute developed between Olbermann and ESPN after the host suddenly left the network The feud would continue on for several years In 1998 Olbermann started anchoring and producing The Keith Olbermann Evening News on Fox Sports Net He also became the host of the 2000 World Series and Game of the Week Olbermann was also fired from Fox and he moved on to doing sports commentaries for ABC Radio Network in the segments Speaking of Sports and Speaking of Everything From 2005 to 2007 Olbermann went back to ESPN and co hosted the Dan Patrick Show on ESPN Radio Olbermann s next hosting stint was NBC s Football Night in America which he did with Dan Patrick He also made a deal with TBS to be host the coverage of the Division Series and National League Championship Series ESPN2 gave Olbermann a two year contract in 2013 which was interrupted by a suspension incurred by a twitter feud Olbermann had with Penn State supporters In July 2015 ESPN announced Olbermann s last hosting gig in the network After ESPN Olbermann came working for MSNBC with The Big Show with Keith Olbermann He was also assigned to host the NBC Nightly News during Sundays and appeared once on the Saturday edition of

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