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'Threat' Letter to Bill Maher Deemed Harmless

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The inaugural performance at Palm Desert's McCallum Theater featuring Boz Scaggs was canceled last night after a letter containing a suspicious substance and a threatening message directed at Bill Maher arrived at the venue.

Maher, whose pointed, yet hilarious cynicism is now on display at a theatre near you (his deity-doubting documentary Religulous opened Oct. 3) performed at the McCallum Theater tonight as scheduled. The substance was deemed unharmful. An FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force is Investigating the incident.

Below, check out Maher's recommendations for future presidential debates from last night's Real Time with Bill Maher:

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