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John Oliver Takes Down Municipal Violation Fines In ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video, Inspires #ShutDownTheFuckBarrel Hashtag

John Oliver Takes Down Municipal Violation Fines In ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video, Inspires #ShutDownTheFuckBarrel Hashtag

By | March 23, 2015 at 4:53 pm | No comments

On the most recent episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver slammed America’s system for fining municipal violations.  And his attack inspired the Twitter hashtag #ShutDownTheFuckBarrel. “We have all committed municipal violations,” Oliver began. “And if you’ve...

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John Oliver’s NCAA Tournament Takedown Was Awesome! (Video)

John Oliver’s NCAA Tournament Takedown Was Awesome! (Video)

By | March 16, 2015 at 7:18 pm | One comment

It’s not exactly breaking news that the NCAA exploits its athletes. But with the March Madness college basket tournament starting this week, John Oliver thought it would be a good time to make the organization his next target. So he slammed the NCAA in a scathing segment on...

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Night of Too Many Stars: Paul Rudd’s Wang, Shoplifting with John Oliver, And So Much More

Night of Too Many Stars: Paul Rudd’s Wang, Shoplifting with John Oliver, And So Much More

By | March 3, 2015 at 11:01 am | No comments

In honor of Comedy Central’s every-two-year tradition, the Night of Too Many Stars extravaganza, the cable juggernaut decided to pull out all the stops this time around and give fans what they’ve really been itching for: that is, a boozy shoplifting spree with John Oliver,...

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John Oliver NOT Jon Stewart’s replacement. HBO renews Last Week Tonight through 2017!

John Oliver NOT Jon Stewart’s replacement. HBO renews Last Week Tonight through 2017!

By | February 18, 2015 at 5:13 pm | No comments

HBO has renewed Last Week Tonight With John Oliver for two more years. Sorry to anyone still holding out hope that the former Daily Show correspondent would jump ship after his contract with HBO ended later this year. The deal will call for two additional seasons, each...

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John Oliver ‘Last Week Tonight’ Season 2 Premiere Goes After Pharmaceutical Drug Companies Known As Big Pharma

John Oliver ‘Last Week Tonight’ Season 2 Premiere Goes After Pharmaceutical Drug Companies Known As Big Pharma

By | February 9, 2015 at 1:51 pm | No comments

John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight returned with a vengeance on Sunday. And for his Season 2 premiere, the host set his sights on pharmaceutical companies, also known as Big Pharma. In a 17-minute Last Week Tonight segment, John Oliver exposed how Big Pharma cares more about...

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John Oliver In ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’? Watch Video As ‘Last Week Tonight’ Host Auditions For Role Of Christian Grey, Apologizes To Jamie Dornan For #NotMyChristian

John Oliver In ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’? Watch Video As ‘Last Week Tonight’ Host Auditions For Role Of Christian Grey, Apologizes To Jamie Dornan For #NotMyChristian

By | January 26, 2015 at 5:27 pm | One comment

Last Week Tonight may not return to HBO until February 8, but John Oliver is still making us laugh with his hilarious web videos. In his latest clip, he auditioned for the upcoming film Fifty Shades Of Grey while "apologizing" to the movie’s star, Jamie Dornan, for the...

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Watch: John Oliver’s ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video Gives Advice And Excuses For Avoiding New Year’s Eve Parties

Watch: John Oliver’s ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video Gives Advice And Excuses For Avoiding New Year’s Eve Parties

By | December 29, 2014 at 5:49 pm | No comments

John Oliver is back with a new Last Week Tonight video, and this time he is taking aim at New Years’ Eve. More specifically, the parties we all attend to celebrate the calendar turn from December 31 to January 1. “New Year’s Eve is the worst,” John Oliver said in this...

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Iliza Shlesinger snags ‘Forever 31′ deal with ABC

Iliza Shlesinger snags ‘Forever 31′ deal with ABC

By | November 21, 2014 at 11:10 am | One comment

Iliza Shlesinger, who’s profile has risen dramatically over the past few years, has been tapped by ABC to develop a series titled Forever 31, based on the comedian’s life as a touring comedian. Shlesinger, who will turn 32 in February, will write the script and co-executive...

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John Oliver Calls Cookie Monster ‘Biscuit Monster’ In ‘Furchester Hotel’ Video; Watch Cookie Monster Freak Out When He Thinks There’s No Cookies In England

John Oliver Calls Cookie Monster ‘Biscuit Monster’ In ‘Furchester Hotel’ Video; Watch Cookie Monster Freak Out When He Thinks There’s No Cookies In England

By | November 9, 2014 at 10:16 am | No comments

John Oliver has now taken his brand of humor to Furchester Hotel, a British offshoot of Sesame Street featuring Elmo and Cookie Monster. The Last Week Tonight host appears in a new video where he tells Cookie Monster that cookies are known as biscuits across the pond. And Cookie...

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