Amazon Fishbowl With Bill Maher (2006) On the June 1 debut episode of his weekly Amazon.com series, Amazon Fishbowl With Bill Maher , Maher bragged multiple times that his is the… 2006-06-19 Talk Shows Bill Maher
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Amazon Fishbowl With Bill Maher (2006)

EW's GRADE
C

Details Start Date: Jun 19, 2006; Genre: Talk Shows; With: Bill Maher

On the June 1 debut episode of his weekly Amazon.com series, Amazon Fishbowl With Bill Maher, Maher bragged multiple times that his is the ''first Internet talk show.'' Considering that all he's done is put TV's tired monologue-and-celebrity-guest chat format online, this weekly cyberbore is about as technologically innovative as putting a motor on a pair of socks. The interviews are far too plug-happy, and Maher is so used to combating guests on HBO that even when he's ass-kissing Dean Koontz and the Dixie Chicks, it sounds accusatory. This isn't the future of television, it's just a crankier, broadband Pat Sajak Show.

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Originally posted Jun 09, 2006 Published in issue #882 Jun 16, 2006 Order article reprints