Tom Kludt

Tom Kludt is a reporter for Talking Points Memo based in New York City, covering media and national affairs. Originally from South Dakota, Tom joined TPM as an intern in late-2011 and became a staff member during the 2012 election. He can be reached at tom@talkingpointsmemo.com.

Articles by Tom

Bill Maher's ongoing criticism of Islam has attracted a ton of attention lately, with the comedian drawing unlikely support from conservative pundits and condemnations from commentators on the left.

But perhaps no one has provided a more thoughtful perspective on Maher's attacks on the religion — which reached a boiling point last week with a fiery debate involving Ben Affleck — than religious scholar Reza Aslan.

Read More →