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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver reminds us Columbus Day is all about genocide (Video)

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver reminds us Columbus Day is all about genocide (Video)

By | October 13, 2014 at 1:04 pm | No comments

Today is Columbus Day and as such it’s that time of year again when we celebrate the discovery of our slightly above average great nation! It’s time to brush up on your knowledge of the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria. For instance, do you guys even remember which of...

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Louis C.K. says he’s not high: Check out comedian’s planetary Twitter messages

Louis C.K. says he’s not high: Check out comedian’s planetary Twitter messages

By | October 8, 2014 at 2:10 pm | No comments

It’s been five days since Louis C.K. has taken to Twitter to message his more than 3.8 million Twitter followers. And before that, it seemed he felt guilty for not tweeting, having simply said, “I seriously just can’t think of anything to tweet” on Oct. 2 and then...

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Larry David on Curb Your Enthusiasm: I haven’t given up hope on season nine

Larry David on Curb Your Enthusiasm: I haven’t given up hope on season nine

By | September 30, 2014 at 2:20 pm | No comments

Though it’s been more than three years since Curb Your Enthusiasm aired its final episode of its eighth season, series creator and star Larry David hasn’t ruled out a ninth season for HBO. During the Q&A portion of a conversation on Sunday hosted by once-recurring Curb...

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HBO’s Spike Lee directed Jerrod Carmichael special gets new trailer (Video)

HBO’s Spike Lee directed Jerrod Carmichael special gets new trailer (Video)

By | September 16, 2014 at 4:08 pm | One comment

We had a small taste of Jerrod Carmichael’s upcoming HBO comedy special last month. But just moments ago, the cable giant released a longer trailer for Love At The Store, directed by Spike Lee. “It’s really important to me to make people think and feel something,”...

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John Oliver has a solution for male vs. female wage gap (Video)

John Oliver has a solution for male vs. female wage gap (Video)

By | September 1, 2014 at 12:13 pm | One comment

Despite the great strides America has made in gender equality throughout the last few decades, it seems women are still getting paid less than men for equal work. To be precise, on average women make 85 cents for every dollar men make. It’s messed up, for sure. And while...

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Watch Lena Dunham in ‘Girls’ official HBO teaser for season 4!

Watch Lena Dunham in ‘Girls’ official HBO teaser for season 4!

By | August 25, 2014 at 2:51 pm | No comments

Last we left Lena Dunham's Hannah Horvath, she giddily clutched an acceptance letter to the University of Iowa's prestigious writers workshop. HBO's Girls returns for Season 4 in 2015 and we're excited to see where the lovable (and sometimes infuriating) characters bring us....

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Watch Jerrod Carmichael’s Spike Lee directed HBO special teaser

Watch Jerrod Carmichael’s Spike Lee directed HBO special teaser

By | August 18, 2014 at 4:12 pm | No comments

Jerrod Carmichael's Spike Lee-directed HBO special has a name, a premiere date and a teaser trailer. Love at The Store will debut on the premium cable channel on Oct. 4. The 26-year old Carmichael is a rising talent in the comedy world with his NBC pilot a solid contender for...

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John Oliver Ferguson coverage outstanding, calls out Jon Belmar, James Knowles, more

John Oliver Ferguson coverage outstanding, calls out Jon Belmar, James Knowles, more

By | August 18, 2014 at 11:43 am | One comment

John Oliver has once again brought clarity, humor and unmatched intelligence to a national issue on Last Week Tonight— this time dissecting unrest in Ferguson, Missouri over Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager who was shot at least six times and killed by white police officer...

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John Oliver invokes Katy Perry, Buzzfeed, Mountain Dew to explain native advertising on Last Week Tonight (Video)

John Oliver invokes Katy Perry, Buzzfeed, Mountain Dew to explain native advertising on Last Week Tonight (Video)

By | August 4, 2014 at 11:44 am | No comments

Ever since John Oliver’s HBO show Last Week Tonight premiered in April the former Daily Show correspondent has hilariously brought a great many issues and topics to light. There was his FIFA rant during the World Cup, his amazing interview with Stephen Hawking, his complete...

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