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John Oliver Calls Out ‘Broken’ American Prison System! ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video Includes Puppets To Discuss Drug Laws And More

John Oliver Calls Out ‘Broken’ American Prison System! ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video Includes Puppets To Discuss Drug Laws And More

By | July 21, 2014 at 4:23 pm | No comments

How do you make Americans care about the country’s terrible prison system? If you’re John Oliver, you use adorable puppets, of course. John Oliver tackled this issue on Sunday’s episode of Last Week Tonight. The former Daily Show correspondent began by noting just how...

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John Oliver, Stephen Hawking Interview Hilarious! ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video Shows Scientist’s Sense Of Humor

John Oliver, Stephen Hawking Interview Hilarious! ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video Shows Scientist’s Sense Of Humor

By | June 16, 2014 at 4:58 pm | One comment

John Oliver’s sitdown with Stephen Hawking may been one of the host’s funniest interviews to date. But surprisingly, it was the scientist who provided most of the zingers. Stephen Hawking was a guest on Sunday’s Last Week Tonight, where he was part of the series...

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John Oliver FIFA Rant Amazing! Watch HBO Video Of ‘Last Week Tonight’ Host Slamming Soccer’s Governing Body Before 2014 World Cup

John Oliver FIFA Rant Amazing! Watch HBO Video Of ‘Last Week Tonight’ Host Slamming Soccer’s Governing Body Before 2014 World Cup

By | June 9, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments

The 2014 World Cup, which starts this week in Brazil, has shed a light on the horrific practices of FIFA, the governing body of international soccer. But for those of you who don’t follow soccer closely enough to know exactly what goes on behind the scenes, John Oliver has you...

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HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver delivers Daily Show vibe but with f-bombs (Review)

HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver delivers Daily Show vibe but with f-bombs (Review)

By | April 28, 2014 at 11:53 am | No comments

UPDATE: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver may have opened to mixed reviews, but people were certainly willing to give the former Daily Show correspondent a chance! The premiere of the British comedian's new show opened with a strong 1.1 million viewers Sunday night at 11pm EST,...

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Watch John Oliver talk Donald Sterling, Cliven Bundy on HBO’s ‘Last Week Tonight’

Watch John Oliver talk Donald Sterling, Cliven Bundy on HBO’s ‘Last Week Tonight’

By | April 27, 2014 at 9:52 pm | No comments

John Oliver's new show Last Week Tonight premieres tonight at 11 pm ET on HBO. That's just a little over an hour from now from where we're typing but we've already got an amazing preview clip from the series premiere. In it, we find Oliver opining on Los Angeles Clippers owner...

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John Oliver on Miss America Nina Davuluri, tells Matt Lauer high school students need to ‘stop asking out supermodels’ (Video)

John Oliver on Miss America Nina Davuluri, tells Matt Lauer high school students need to ‘stop asking out supermodels’ (Video)

By | April 21, 2014 at 2:47 pm | No comments

John Oliver announced his decision to leave The Daily Show with Jon Stewart five months ago, and ever since fans of the British comedian have been wondering if the move to his own HBO series Last Week Tonight would be a smart one. Well, this Sunday at 11 pm ET, Last Week Tonight...

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HBO releases promo for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Video)

HBO releases promo for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Video)

By | March 10, 2014 at 11:12 am | No comments

The absurdly brilliant promo for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver has finally arrived. The former correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart will be on HBO to deliver the latest breaking news stories…"eventually." After a fantastic stint of filling in for Jon Stewart...

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John Oliver’s HBO show gets a name and a premiere date

John Oliver’s HBO show gets a name and a premiere date

By | February 13, 2014 at 2:43 pm | No comments

We reported back in November that beloved Daily Show with Jon Stewart correspondent John Oliver would leave the Comedy Central program to host his own weekly show on HBO. The premium cable network announced that Last Week Tonight With John Oliver will debut on Sunday, April 27....

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 79: Monty Python, John Oliver, The Simpsons (also strip clubs)

Laughspin Podcast, episode 79: Monty Python, John Oliver, The Simpsons (also strip clubs)

By | November 21, 2013 at 10:04 am | No comments

This week on The Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I discuss the Monty Python reunion, the sad cancelation of Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, why John Oliver is leaving the Daily Show, the future of The Simpsons and many more comedy news tidbits. We also talk a lot about strip...

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