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Bill Maher caught on quickly about the car portion of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Seinfeld brought a 1979 VW Bug that doubled as a German police car for Maher, because Maher “appears to have quite a bit of authority, but in reality has no power whatsoever.” Once the car got going, the conversation was great, starting off with the value of live television and the difficulty of not having commercials.
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Though he has calibrated and sanitized his club act here, he hints at the aspects of himself which will later come bursting through in concert films Delirious and Raw. His dirty side is just in sight while talking about the underwear models without a “bulge,” and his politics are there while he considers the potentially dangerous life of America’s first black president. While Murphy delivers this assured set on January 1st, 1982, he is already well on his way to fame; Trading Places is a year away, and Beverly Hills Cop is not far behind.
Bill Maher Finally Gets His Coveted Obama Interview
Obama also explained his feelings about Obamacare, and how he sees it as a jumping off point for something better. “My goal in the affordable healthcare act was, if I could get millions of people insurance, then that’s my goal,” he said. “Because for them this is not an abstraction. I see it as a starter home and then the question is how do make sure everyone is getting it — there are still gaps in coverage.”
If you love Jerry Seinfeld, cars, comedians and coff…you know what? I don’t need to pitch you on this once-hidden gem on Crackle, now on Netflix. You know the format, and we’re just thanking our lucky stars someone didn’t give Jay Leno first pass at the gig. Between Letterman, Seinfeld and James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke, we have a pretty good reimagining of the classic interview format and we’re right at that cultural tipping point of talk shows which use car interiors for sets.
In the latest episode of comedian Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” HBO’s Bill Maher elaborated on why he routinely criticizes fundamental and radical Islamists — and his stance has riled up “liberals” over the years.
“Have you ever driven a cement mixer,” asks Bill Maher on the new trailer for the upcoming sixth season of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. “No,” replied Jerry Seinfeld, “but I’ve had some conversations that felt like that.” The series’ latest season, which features — you guessed it — Jerry Seinfeld interviewing popular comedians weekly in hand-picked vintage cars and coffee shops, premieres on June 3 at 11:30 p.m. ET on Crackle; but you can watch a season preview here.
Bill Maher Blames Fox News for Politically Polarizing Nation, But Jerry Seinfeld Sets Him Straight
Former Governor Haley Barbour pointed out that “Fox doesn’t have a monopoly on taking sides.” Barbour explained that one political point-of-view had been portrayed among nearly all major news media outlets before Fox News came along and tapped into a market of people who felt that their views were not being represented.