From the New York Times bestselling author
and host of HBO’s Real Time, here is Bill
Maher’s latest collection of political riffs and savagely funny suggestions for
preserving sanity in an insane world.
New Rule: The next Republican Convention must be held
in a giant closet. Every week there’s a new gay Republican outed. I have a
feeling that “big tent” they’re always talking about is in their pants. There
are so many Republicans in the closet, their symbol shouldn’t be an elephant;
it should be a moth.
New Rule: If one of your news organization’s
headlines is about who got kicked off Dancing with the Stars last
night, you’re no longer a news organization. Sort of like if you were on Dancing
with the Stars last night, you’re no longer a star.
Media, celebrity, Democrats, Republicans, religion, children, marine
life, electronics, that couple making out in the next booth—when it comes to
lighting up his targets, Bill Maher is an equal-opportunity destroyer. The
New New Rules offers Maher’s new and best-loved observations about the
world around us, along with some modest tips for its improvement. Because
wouldn’t life be a little better if the inside of the office microwave didn’t
look like a Jackson Pollock painting, or if fathers stopped signing up their
nine-year-olds to win free hunting trips?
Scathingly funny and relentlessly
unafraid of sensitive topics, Maher’s hilarious brand of realism is more
welcome and necessary than ever. So sit back, read on, and enjoy. You may not
agree with all his views, but one thing’s for certain: If you’re listening,
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