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Bill Maher to Pussy Riot: Is Putin gay?

Bill Maher to Pussy Riot: Is Putin gay?

LOS ANGELES, April 14 (UPI) -- Bill Maher discussed with Russian anti-Putin activist group Pussy Riot whether Russian President Vladimir Putin is gay on his Friday night episode of Real Time.
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Comedian David Brenner dies at 78

Comedian David Brenner dies at 78

NEW YORK, March 16 (UPI) -- Philadelphia-born comedian David Brenner died after struggling with cancer, his publicist said. Brenner was 78.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Jan. 20, 2014.
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Rihanna's mom presents her with Icon Award at the AMAs [VIDEO]

Rihanna's mom presents her with Icon Award at the AMAs [VIDEO]

Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Bill Maher and Rihanna's mom presented the singer with the so-called "Icon Award" during Sunday night's American Music Awards.
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Akon, Dave Grohl, 2 Chainz to be presenters at the AMAs

Akon, Dave Grohl, 2 Chainz to be presenters at the AMAs

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Jennifer Hudson, Marc Anthony, Fall Out Boy and Michael Bolton are to be presenters at Sunday's American Music Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, ABC said.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013.
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'Boardwalk,' 'Girls' up for top writing awards

'Boardwalk,' 'Girls' up for top writing awards

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- The Writers Guild of America has nominated "Boardwalk Empire," "Breaking Bad" "Game of Thrones," "Homeland" and "Mad Men" for its Best TV Drama Award.
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Bill Maher won't apologize for comedy

Bill Maher won't apologize for comedy

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. comedian Bill Maher told Politico he has no intention of apologizing for controversial remarks he makes on HBO's "Real Time" -- or elsewhere.
Hart, Gervais booked for N.Y. comedy fest

Hart, Gervais booked for N.Y. comedy fest

NEW YORK, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Kevin Hart, Robin Williams, Aziz Ansari and Ricky Gervais are booked to perform at this fall's New York Comedy Festival, organizers said.

TV sex adviser Dan Savage signs with CAA

HOLLYWOOD, June 2 (UPI) -- Rising U.S. television personality Dan Savage has signed on with the top-tier talent agency CAA, The Hollywood Reporter said.

Obama campaign rejects Maher 'cult' remark

CHICAGO, May 22 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama's re-election campaign repudiated U.S. comic Bill Maher's portrayal of GOP White House hopeful Mitt Romney's Mormon religion as a "cult."
Maher defends Palin insults

Maher defends Palin insults

NEW YORK, March 16 (UPI) -- U.S. comedian Bill Maher says it's OK for him to call Sarah Palin a "c---" because the former Alaska governor is a public figure, not a private citizen.
Bill Maher defends Rush Limbaugh for 'slut' apology

Bill Maher defends Rush Limbaugh for 'slut' apology

LOS ANGELES, March 7 (UPI) -- U.S. comedian Bill Maher used Twitter Wednesday to defend Rush Limbaugh who apologized for calling a contraception advocate a "slut."
Political blogger Andrew Breitbart dead at 43

Political blogger Andrew Breitbart dead at 43

LOS ANGELES, March 1 (UPI) -- Blogger, TV commentator and author Andrew Breitbart has died of natural causes in Los Angeles, his Web site Big Hollywood announced Thursday. He was 43.
Bill Maher gives $1M to Obama super PAC

Bill Maher gives $1M to Obama super PAC

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. comedian Bill Maher says he is giving $1 million to a super political action committee supporting President Barack Obama's re-election.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Jan. 20, 2012.
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Judy Greer and Dean Johnson get married

Judy Greer and Dean Johnson get married

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Actress Judy Greer and producer Dean Johnson were married at the Los Angeles Athletic Club during the weekend, People.com reported Monday.
Producers guild announces TV nominees

Producers guild announces TV nominees

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- "30 Rock," "The Big Bang Theory," "Glee," "Modern Family" and "Parks and Recreation" are up for the Producers Guild of America's Outstanding Sitcom prize.
Supporters rally around Hank Williams Jr.

Supporters rally around Hank Williams Jr.

NASHVILLE, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Hank Williams Jr.'s new free single "Keep the Change" was downloaded more than 150,000 times in 24 hours, the American singer's representatives said.
Gervais, Morgan set for N.Y. comedy fest

Gervais, Morgan set for N.Y. comedy fest

NEW YORK, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Ricky Gervais, Kathy Griffin, Tracy Morgan and Louis CK have been booked to perform at the upcoming New York Comedy Festival, organizers said.
Stars react to bin Laden death on Twitter

Stars react to bin Laden death on Twitter

LOS ANGELES, May 2 (UPI) -- Arnold Schwarzenegger, Snoop Dogg and Bill Maher were among the celebrities who posted on Twitter their reactions to the killing of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.
Reagan sons split on Alzheimer's claim

Reagan sons split on Alzheimer's claim

NEW YORK, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Michael Reagan angrily denied Monday his brother Ron's assertion that their father began showing Alzheimer's symptoms while president.
Larry King tapes last edition of show

Larry King tapes last edition of show

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Iconic U.S. interviewer Larry King has ended his CNN program "Larry King Live" after 25 years.
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