Political comedian and host of HBO’s Real Time, Bill Maher has a certain perception in the American zeitgeist. Everyone knows he’s a staunch atheist,  a proponent of medical marijuana, and isn’t afraid of stirring up controversy.

Recently,  Maher let the world in on 25 things about him they might not already know.

From US Weekly:

  1. I play basketball every day.
  2. I have been a PETA board member since 1997.
  3. I’ve never missed a taping of either Politically Incorrect or Real Time.
  4. The only time I missed a stand-up show was when the fog closed an airport!
  5. I’m a minority owner of the New York Mets.
  6. I jump on a trampoline every day. I believe it is good for my lymph system.
  7. My choice in spirits: tequila and tonic over ice.
  8. My favorite movie is Saving Private Ryan, which is also George W. Bush’s!
  9. I’ve kept a health log since 1975 with any medications I ever took.
  10. I would rather have to deal with a tiger than a spider.
  11. I got my star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010.
  12. I juice at least six vegetables every day.
  13. I gave President Obama’s super PAC $1 million in 2012.
  14. My parents met in Europe in World War II. My mom was a nurse.
  15. I make a great omelet. My secret ingredient is a diced baked potato.
  16. I needed 120 credits to graduate college and had that exact amount.
  17. I have more than 5,000 songs on my iPod and I’ve listened to them all in alphabetical order. Twice.
  18. I always have two dogs.
  19. I love to bodysurf.
  20. I like to climb trees and always pick my own lemons and grapefruits from the trees in my yard.
  21. I thrown an annual party late Christmas night for those sick of family.
  22. I like fireproof cabinets the way Jay Leno likes cars. I have almost as many.
  23. I’m not good at math, but I can remember dates of any random event.
  24. Someone once called me a male chauvinist lamb and I was okay with it.
  25. I’ve been nominated for 34 Emmys and only won once — was it something I said?