New York Comedy Festival: Kevin Smith, Bill Maher Highlight 2017 Lineup

The 14th annual event will also feature performances from Chris Hardwick, Nick Offerman and Iliza Shlesinger. read more

Despite N-Word Controversy, Bill Maher Gets Emmy Nomination

Following recent backlash for racially insenstive remarks, the HBO host still managed to earn a nom on Thursday morning.read more

Bill Maher Writes “Nail Salon” Joke About North Korea’s Missile Threat

The comedian posted a comment that stereotypes Asian-Americans on Friday.read more

Critic’s Notebook: Bill Maher Gets Taken to the Woodshed on His Own Show

Confronted by guests Michael Eric Dyson and Ice Cube, Maher was able to thoroughly unpack his unfortunate recent use of the n-word.read more

Bill Maher Offers On-Air Apology for Using N-Word on ‘Real Time’: “I Did a...

The host kicked off Friday's show by addressing his widely-criticized comment, which HBO called "completely inexcusable and tasteless."read more

Ice Cube Won’t Back Out of His ‘Real Time’ Appearance But Doesn’t Give Bill...

"Why did he think he could be that comfortable with saying that?" the actor and rapper said in a new interview. read more

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: No, Bill Maher Shouldn’t Be Fired For Using the N-Word

"Intent is important," writes the NBA great and THR columnist, and the HBO host's use of the word merely shows poor taste — and it could even raise awareness...

Kevin Hart Calls Bill Maher’s Use of the N-Word “Inappropriate” and “Tacky”

“To say that and to say it the way you said it as comfortable as you said it in a joking form, you’re wrong," Hart said Tuesday on a...

Has Bill Maher Become Too Toxic For His Guests?

Politicians and stars may keep their distance from HBO's 'Real Time' in the wake of the N-word scandal as crisis PR experts assess the fallout.read more

Al Franken Cancels Bill Maher Appearance Amid N-Word Uproar

Maher used the N-word in a joke during last Friday's episode of 'Real Time.'read more

Bill Maher Has Said the N-Word on TV Before

The comedian is far from the only white comedian to use the racial slur in public, however.read more

Chance the Rapper Asks HBO to Drop Bill Maher for Using N-Word on ‘Real...

The host drew wide criticism for using the racial slur on Friday night's show.read more

HBO Says Bill Maher’s Use of the N-Word “Completely Inexcusable”

The comment will be removed from future episode airings. read more

Bill Maher’s Guest Regrets Not Speaking Up to N-Word Use

"The history of the n-word is an attack on universal human dignity. It’s therefore an attack on the American Creed. Don't use it."read more

Bill Maher Drops the N-Word on ‘Real Time’

The host said the racial slur in response to a question from Nebraskan Senator Ben Sasse.read more