The New New Rules: A Funny Look at How Everybody but Me Has Their Head Up Their Ass is the best-selling book written by the famous Real Time host, Bill Maher. Here, Maher shares his newest commentaries and insights about politics humorously presented and accompanied by out-of-this-world suggestions on how people can preserve their sanity amidst the craziness that happens all over the world. With this book, people will learn how Maher looks at everything around him.
Aside from being insightful, Maher presents the “new rules” some of which he tried for himself on his shows. The rules also engage people in being more aware regarding some issues that Maher deeply cares about. Moreover, the book is very organized with the information arranged alphabetically so readers will have no trouble searching for topics they may be more interested in. New jokes that have never been heard on his shows before are also included.
Some readers may find Maher’s jokes about women a bit sexist. There are also some who may be offended with Maher’s jokes regarding gay men. His take on the military may also insult the people concerned. The book is a bit political as well and tends to criticize the Republicans more.
Bill Maher has been applauded for inciting controversies that may very well be the truth in a very entertaining and humorous way.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Bill Maher hosted HBO’s Real Time and Comedy Central’s Politically Incorrect. Aside from being a host, Bill Maher was also a stand-up comedian and had won a number of Emmys over the years. He also produced Religulous, one of the highest grossing documentaries ever made.