Bill Maher brings tour to Silicon Valley

As far as we know this is the first time a live standup show of this scale has been streamed live. According to the Facebook RSVP page, as of this writing over 22,000 plan to "attend" the live stream.

CrazyStupidPolitics

CrazyStupidPolitics

Bill Maher brings his new tour, CrazyStupidPolitics, through Silicon Valley with a performance tonight at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts.

Maher will not only entertain an in-person audience, but also a virtual one watching via the web. Yahoo will be hosting the event on its Yahoo! Screen Live, the first installment of a standup series. As far as we know this is the first time a live standup show of this scale has been streamed live. According to the Facebook RSVP page, as of this writing over 22,000 plan to “attend” the live stream.

Maher is known for his political satire and sociopolitical commentary, which targets a wide swath of topics including: religion, politics, bureaucracies of many kinds, political correctness, the mass media, greed among people and persons in positions of high political and social power, and the lack of intellectual curiosity of the electorate.

One of the most widely recognized faces on television, he is a frequent commentator on various cable news networks, namely CNN, MSNBC, and HLN. Maher has regularly appeared on CNN’s The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer and has also been a frequent guest on MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris MatthewsThe Rachel Maddow Show and Countdown with Keith Olbermann.

Did I mention 2012 is an election year…? Fodder, anyone?

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  • Anderstein

    I heard about this from a liberal at work who said it was surprising because BM  is usually INDEPENDENT… I almost spit out my coffee……. they then went on to bash foxnews and mocked them as fair and balanced…. They watch rachel madcow and don’t find her one way street pandering to the loony left biased? REALLY? The moral of the story is that even though republicans are the lesser of two evils, liberals are completely lost and will never get it. There is no point talking about issues anymore, speak with your wallet and you the lever in the voting booth. Oh, and Ron Paul 2012….