John Oliver Leaves Jon Stewart for Own Show On HBO
As a fan of Jon Stewart's Daily show you know that Daily Show correspondent John Oliver was hosting the show during last summer. Jon Stewart was out directing his first movie. The performance of John Oliver was excellent and now it pays off big time for the comedian. What I still remember most is John Oliver's hilarious dance move when Carlos Danger came up. Watch a compilation of that below. HBOannounced that John Oliver gets his own weekly satire show startingnext year.
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Until recently, the only chance you had of seeing what good came of Jon Stewart’s Daily Show hiatus last summer was attending the Toronto Film Festival premiere of Rosewater, or watching Last Week Tonight With John Oliver. But now you don’t have to subject yourself to Canadian or British people: Open Road Films has acquired Stewart’s directorial debut for a November 7 release, bringing ... Source: The A.V. Club
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Warren G. Harding's sexy love letters can be a lot to take in, so it's a good thing the other Warren G is here to regulate.
The hip-hop artist and producer stopped by "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Wednesday and read the former president's recently released erotic love notes on air.
John Oliver has already said Harding's letters are so raunchy they sound like R&B lyrics, adding, "he really puts the Warren G into W ... Source: Politics - The Huffington Post
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2 days ago, 7:29am CDT
Maybe it was the widespread feeling that Tom Wheeler is too close to the industry he regulates. Maybe it was pressure from Congress. Maybe it was John Oliver calling him a dingo. Whatever the reason, Wheeler is now telling Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus personally that "your actions appear to have created the inability of consumers in the Los Angeles area to watch televised games of the Los Angeles Dodgers. ... Source: AdWeek
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2 days ago, 5:21pm CDT
During his Sunday HBO “Last Week This Week” program, host John Oliver took on the merits of a report that ISIS forces in Iraq were performing genital mutilation on women as part of its effort to spread Sharia Law in its conquered territory. Although those reports may have not been accurate, Oliver called it to question places where it still does occur in Africa and in particular Egypt, which he says occurs at an alarming 91 percent rate. That according to O ... Source: Big Government
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3 days ago, 10:28am CDT
Here are a few fun facts from John Oliver's segment on nuclear weapons during the latest episode of "Last Week Tonight:"
Nuclear weapons are the most dangerous things on earth
The United States has a lot of them
Some are controlled by floppy disks ... literal, actual floppy disks
You probably wouldn't trust the people in charge of them to watch your dog for a weekend
We've kind of, sort of, accidentally, nearly ... Source: Politics - The Huffington Post
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4 days ago, 8:35am CDT
Comedian John Oliver passionately took up the cause of Russia's satellite designed to monitor gecko mating in space during his Sunday night program. The satellite was reportedly malfunctioning last week, placing the five geckos on board in serious danger. Oliver, the host of HBO's "Last Week Tonight," refused to accept that outcome. "Don't you dare laugh at that," he told his viewers. "Don ... Source: Business Insider
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4 days ago, 7:04am CDT
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Kelly Rowland is Expecting a Baby Boy
The once-upon-a-time member of Destiny’s Child, Kelly Rowland discussed her pregnancy and the food cravings that came with the territory. And she also revealed her baby's gender accidentally.
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