After nine months and an active petition on, “Real Time” host, Bill Maher finally got his 60th birthday wish.

It’s no secret to the audience of Real Time that political analyst, comedian, and show host Maher had been seeking a tete-a-tete with President Obama since his first day in office. Unlike other popular talk show hosts who have had the pleasure of interviewing the president, such as Jimmy Fallon, Maher didn’t go easy on America’s coolest President.

The interviews, which consisted of questions pertaining to America as an Empire, the Drug War, socialism, the role of atheists in American politics, and the effect of media on the presidential race, can be viewed below: