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May 22, 2023 The Lever
On this week's episode of The Audit, Dave and Josh break down why PragerU loves Bill Maher.
🎧 THE AUDIT: Why Pragers Go Wild for Bill Maher

Bill Maher appears to be all the rage over at PragerU. On this week’s episode of The Audit, Dave and Josh look at why video segments featuring the comedian and host of HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher are regularly utilized by PragerU as prompts for more hard-line conservative screeds on race, culture, and economics.

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They are joined by special guest Gareth Reynolds, a comedian, writer, and co-host (along with Dave) of The Dollop podcast. The crew discusses the “Bill Maher bubble,” cranky old men, reanimating Martin Luther King Jr., North Korea, and Mr. Potato Head.

PragerU videos discussed this week:

A transcript of this episode is available here.

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