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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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John Oliver Says Student Debt Is Like STD… ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video Slams For-Profit Colleges

John Oliver Says Student Debt Is Like STD… ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video Slams For-Profit Colleges

By | September 8, 2014 at 7:36 pm | 3 comments

John Oliver was back with a vengeance on Sunday’s Last Week Tonight. Previously the host attacked the male/female wage gap, hyperbolic Internet headlines, and the Ferguson police. So who was his latest target? Colleges, especially those created for profit. John Oliver’s...

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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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John Oliver Literally Destroys Pinata! Video Mocks Hyperbolic Internet Headlines About ‘Last Week Tonight’ Rants

John Oliver Literally Destroys Pinata! Video Mocks Hyperbolic Internet Headlines About ‘Last Week Tonight’ Rants

By | August 25, 2014 at 4:10 pm | One comment

We may sometimes go a bit overboard in our coverage of John Oliver’s rants on Last Week Tonight. After all, some of his slams were strong enough to deserve a bit of hyperbole. But Oliver has apparently had enough of Internet writers and their exaggerated headlines. So much so...

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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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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 | 4 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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