After taking on Net Neutrality, John Oliver puts his focus on FIFA and the World Cup 2014 in his latest show. Watch the great clip below.
Jun 9 2014, 9:39am CDT
If you’re anything like me, you’re incredibly handsome and know nothing about the Commonwealth Games. Fret not my good-looking friend, Last Week Tonight’s John Oliver broke it all down on Sunday night, so you’ll now be able to discuss things like “lawn bowls” and “netball” with that British lingerie model who keeps calling you.
Then you can show her all these ridiculous moments captured on video from thi ...
Full article at: SportsGrid
6 hours ago, 1:59pm CDT
So now the net neutrality debate has its very own pop culture hook. It’s been a week since HBO’s John Oliver...
Jun 9 2014, 9:27am CDT
Source: The A.V. Club
Nathan For You hits its most memorable peaks when its premises spiral off in unexpected directions, and none of tonight’s experiments achieve that—once the plans have been established, they play out largely as expected, to the polite bemusement from the business owners. That’s fine. If Nathan For You tried to reach the dizzying heights of the gas-rebate adventure or “Claw O ...
Full article at: The A.V. Club
1 day ago, 10:00pm CDT
Source: Mother Jones
The United States imprisons too many people for too long for too many things. As John Oliver summed it up last night, "We are doing a terrible job taking care of people that it is very easy for all of us not to care about."
Oliver outlines a few of the prison system's flagrant injustices:
African Americans are sent to prison for drug offenses at 10 times the rate of white people, des ...
Full article at: Mother Jones
3 days ago, 3:45pm CDT
John Oliver calls for action against the FCC's plans to break net neutrality. Watch the insanely funny and at the same time very smart clip calling all internet users to comment on the FCC net neutrality ruling.
Jun 4 2014, 8:18am CDT
Source: The Business Insider
In a 17-minute segment on his new show "Last Week Tonight," comedian John Oliver ripped apart America's broken prison system and railed against Americans for not caring more about prisoners. His rant covered a lot of ground. If you don't have time to watch the whole video, here's what he focused on: The growing population of prisoners in the U.S.: America's prison population has been exploding since the war on drugs led to tough-on-crime laws being implemented in ...
Full article at: The Business Insider
3 days ago, 12:41pm CDT
Phil Hanley's style can best be described as unpredictably reflective, delivered with sharp accuracy, and rooted in the grand tradition of joke-telling. He was selected for the "Comics-To-Watch Showcase" at the New York Comedy festival, and performed at "Just for Laughs." His TV appearances include "The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson", John Oliver's "New Yor ...
Full article at: Triangle
3 days ago, 12:22pm CDT
Source: Politics - The Huffington Post
On Sunday, John Oliver's main story was a look at the racism and corruption inherent in the American prison system, and our national apathy toward it. And if you think that sounds terribly unfunny, you're right ... Oliver doesn't find it funny either.
But don't despair: there's a puppet sing-along at the end of the segment.
After dropping the bombshell that the United States has more people in prison than China ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post
3 days ago, 8:24am CDT
Sitting in for Jon Stewart over the summer at the Daily Show has paid of for John Oliver. He gets his own satire show now on HBO.
Nov 16 2013, 2:17am CST