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Comic Bill Maher, who performs Sunday at the Midland, is known for making waves

When the Russell Crowe movie “Noah” was released in March, Bill Maher, comedian, satirist and host of the HBO show “Real Time With Bill Maher,” couldn’t withhold his disdain for the movie or for religion. On his “New Rules” segment of the March 14 “Real Time,” Maher excoriated the film, the story it is based on and even God himself. “ ‘Noah,’ ” is about a “psychotic mass murderer who gets away with it, and his name is God. … What kind of tyrant punishes everyone just to get back at the few he’s mad at?”


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