The New New Rules: A Funny Look at How Everybody But Me Has Their Head Up Their Ass

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, May 1, 2012 - Humor - 351 pages
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From the New York Times bestselling author and host of HBO's Real Time, 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, you're laughing.

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Review: The New New Rules: A Funny Look At How Everybody But Me Has Their Head Up Their Ass

User Review  - Indika De Silva - Goodreads

I found the following book refreshingly funny. Bill Maher's social observations and humor specially American related commentaries are quite remarkable. His wit is quite remarkable. The way he makes ... Read full review

Review: The New New Rules: A Funny Look At How Everybody But Me Has Their Head Up Their Ass

User Review  - Kelly Schuknecht - Goodreads

I did not really know who Bill Maher was before I picked this book. I mean, I knew of him vaguely - enough to say he was in news/politics, but that was about it. I picked this book because I have been ... Read full review

About the author (2012)


Bill Maher is the host of HBO's Real Time and hosted Comedy Central and ABC's Politically Incorrect for ten years. He has created nine stand-up comedy specials, and garnered twenty-seven Emmy nominations thus far. In 2008, Maher produced Religulous, the seventh-highest-grossing documentary in history.

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