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Saturday, January 5, 2013

Bill Maher's New Rules for 2013

Image from Real Clear Politics
The worst thing about being a fan of Real Time with Bill Maher is the duration of the show's hiatuses. It used to be worse. A few seasons ago, they started spreading the off-time out a bit, but it's still long stretches without one of my favorite programs. I understand that Maher is a standup comedian, and needs to hone his craft, but it's not like the program is a Daily Show (A-HEM! Which takes shorter breaks. End of rant).

So, I'm glad in the down time, that Maher has some New Rules for us. Can't wait for the end of the break!

[Excerpt]

New Rules for the New Year

2012: I call it the year in “meh.” Not the worst we’ve ever experienced, but nothing particularly great to say about it either. Like being a socialite, but in Tampa. I am looking forward to 2013, however, because I love the odd-numbered years — they’re the ones without congressional elections, Olympics, World Cups or weird extra days tacked onto the calendar by so-called scientists. Odd-numbered years are chill. They’re the 3 p.m. of years — that small sliver of time when lunch is digested and it’s too early to think about dinner and you stand at least a fighting chance of getting something done. . .

Read more at: New York Times

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