I’m currently in the process of moving, so I won’t be blogging regularly. I have prewritten a series of posts critiquing the so-called “New Atheist” movement. I was originally going to submit these as a full article on Miguk Minute, but I decided to release them here instead. I’ll be back with regular blogging in two weeks or so. Enjoy!
I saved the best-known figure for last: Bill Maher. His weekly HBO show has run over 15 seasons, after being censored by CBS during the Bush administration. His program has its bright moments and hosts a respectable number of people of color, but is also brought down by Bill Maher’s constant barrage of offensive comments–there are too many to list in this article. Most notably, he was nearly fired for using the n-word on air in early 2017. The following tweet also caused controversy:
Dealing w/ Hamas is like dealing w/ a crazy woman who’s trying to kill u – u can only hold her wrists so long before you have to slap her
— Bill Maher (@billmaher) July 18, 2014