Following are highlights from “Real Time with Bill Maher” for Friday, November 13, 2015 “Real Time with Bill Maher” airs Fridays at 10:00 PM ET (10:00 PM PT, tape delayed) on HBO, with additional replays throughout the week on HBO and HBO 2.
Of note: Journalist Asra Nomani was the top-of-show interview guest. Asra Nomani is the Muslim feminist and the author of “Standing Alone: An American Woman’s Struggle for the Soul of Islam.” She penned an op/ed in Time and said of knee-jerk Muslim defiance to talking openly about the societal and cultural issues within some stone-age barbaric swaths of Islam that exist and cause so many human rights violations against non-muslims, women, and blacks.
Asra Nomani Interview:
Bill Maher interviews Asra Nomani, activist and author of Standing Alone in Mecca: An American Woman’s Struggle for the Soul of Islam, “You say things I try to say … but it means so much coming from you.”
Why Do They Hate Us?:
Bill Maher and panelists discuss the motivations behind extremists’ attacks on western countries and the GOP’s approach to foreign policy.
Bill Maher issues his latest decrees for society and reminds depressed white Americans that they’ve still got it pretty good.
Bill Maher and his guests answer viewer questions after the show. “How can non-Muslims support efforts of moderates?”
This week’s guests were journalist Asra Nomani, actor Paul Reiser, comedian Jay Leno, sustainability entrepreneur Dylan Ratigan, and political analyst Michael Steele.