Bill Maher is on the forefront of the new wave of comedians who have begun to influence and shape political debate through their comedy. He is best known not just for being funny, but for advocating truth over sensitivity and taking on the political establishment. Maher first came to national attention as the host of the hit ABC-TV program Politically Incorrect, where he offered a combustible mixture of irreverence and acerbic humor that helped him to garner a loyal following, as well as a reputation for being a controversial bad boy.....His new book, the first since his bestselling When You Ride Alone You Ride with bin Laden, brings these brilliantly conceived riffs and rants to the written page. Appropriately titled New Rules, the book will collect some of the best of the rules derived from previously written material and will also contain substantial new material, including some longer form "editorials"--of course with a twist and bite that only Bill Maher can deliver.
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Born in Macon, Georgia, to Mac Hyman and Gwendolyn Holt Hyman, Gwyn grew up
in south Georgia in the small town of Cordele, not far from Plains. Her father
was a writer himself and published the bestseller No Time for Sergeants
in 1954 when he was only 31 years old. It was turned into a popular play and
film, starring Andy Griffith.
Upon graduating from Florida State University with a B.A. in English, Gwyn joined the Peace Corps serving in Costa Rica and working as a preschool program coordinator and teacher in a village, without running water or electricity, near the Panamanian border. She married her husband, Angel, also a volunteer, six months after her arrival.
Gwyns youth was spent frantically running from her fathers vocation--seeking any other ...
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