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In this special with Bill Maher, the political commentator and satirist discusses midterm elections, income inequality, the Republican psyche, a Trump lawsuit, why the Pope is an atheist and why tattoos are stupid.
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I was on a show and they go, "Richard, you're a comedian, what's it like flying around with all the extra security?" And I said, "I don't like flying anymore. If there's two things I cannot tolerate it's the disgraceful act of racial profiling... and guys wearing turbans on my flight! Those are the two! Yeah!" And right then is when the Turban-Americans went to the computer and sent me the death threats. Email after email: "Dear little punkfaggot, you'd better sleep with one eye open 'cause ...
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I couldn't agree more with a post about this stand-up show, it was a nice one hour escapism, but rather unmemorable and plain. Richard Jeni even pointed out how he was going to p** off all kinds of people, but I can't imagine the jokes being more bland, especially considering the tabu stuff that he stuck his nose into. I've never seen Jeni perform before, so I can't possibly give an objective opinion on his stand-up routines, but he striked me as a comedian who has decent, if not even rather good jokes, but perhaps fails to realize their potential when he delivers them. Too monotone for my taste, but still better than average.
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