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Leonard Cohen Mention On Real Time With Bill Maher

Postby E.A.Hill » Sun Aug 30, 2009 3:15 am

I don't know if anybody else here caught Real Time with Bill Maher last night, but basically the first half of the show was just Bill Maher fawning over Jay-Z, which was bad enough, then the next half was Bill Moyers and Bill Maher talking politics which was good. At the end Bill Moyers mentions that Leonard Cohen is back and performing and Bill Maher says that he never liked Leonard Cohen. Maybe I could have dealt with the half hour of slavering or the single comment alone, but the combination made me lose a fair amount of respect for Bill Maher.
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Re: Leonard Cohen Mention On Real Time With Bill Maher

Postby sturgess66 » Sun Aug 30, 2009 3:31 am

I never liked Bill Maher. :roll: :(

Bill Moyers either. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Leonard Cohen Mention On Real Time With Bill Maher

Postby E.A.Hill » Sun Aug 30, 2009 3:46 am

sturgess66 wrote:I never liked Bill Maher. :roll: :(

Bill Moyers either. :lol: :lol: :lol:
Bill Moyers was excited about seeing Leonard Cohen perform though. And for the record I do agree with Bill Maher and Bill Moyers on most things, just Bill Maher came off as trying too hard to seem "hip" and "with it" last night.
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Re: Leonard Cohen Mention On Real Time With Bill Maher

Postby mutti » Sun Aug 30, 2009 4:55 am

Hmmm! I deleted the last post by mistake so here it goes..
I have been watching Bill Maher for years and just this season I became bored...
So it doesn't surprise me he doesn't like Leonard as he has no soul, is in my opinion not a man in touch with his feelings or 'heart space'.
But that being said I do like Bill Maher and acknowledge what he does and risks he takes..
I of course would have liked if he acknowledged Leonard and did like his music...

This reminds me of the recent thread about people being black or white about Leonard's music and they likely haven't even heard him lately.
I find these flippant remarks being made with some people I know..and Bill Maher it sounds like though I didn't see the show...
and I just wonder why it makes them so angry..maybe they are threatened..who knows and
all I know is I love Leonard Cohen and his music..he is THE MAN!
Thanks for listening to me ramble..
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Re: Leonard Cohen Mention On Real Time With Bill Maher

Postby AvidCohenFan » Sun Aug 30, 2009 4:19 pm

Maher is probably jealous because Cohen is funnier than him.
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Re: Leonard Cohen Mention On Real Time With Bill Maher

Postby mutti » Sun Aug 30, 2009 6:39 pm

Yes that's it! exactly...
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Re: Leonard Cohen Mention On Real Time With Bill Maher

Postby MaryB » Mon Aug 31, 2009 1:36 am

I remember years ago, one of the very few times I watched Bill Maher. In the show, he mentioned that he had gotten free tickets to a Leonard Cohen concert. He went on to say something to the effect of why would anyone go to see someone who didn't have a voice sing depressing songs. Shows how intelligent Maher is. I never watched his show again.
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