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  1. last night on late night
    John Oliver Explains How Alex Jones Markets Himself As an Alt-Right Witch DoctorOliver examines how Alex Jones funds his show from supplements.
  2. last night on late night
    Please Enjoy Stephen Colbert and John Oliver Smack-Talking a Bunch of Presidents“He basically OD’ed on a snack for preschoolers.”
  3. last night on late night
    John Oliver Laments That His ‘Stupid Watergate’ Joke Has Spiraled Out of Control“We are turbo-f*cked.”
  4. John Oliver Tries His Best Not to Talk About Getting Sued by a Coal […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Show, where Stephen Colbert chats with fellow late night host John Oliver about getting sued by coal […]
  5. last night on late night
    John Oliver Warns That Local News Is At Risk of an Extreme Conservative TakeoverThe days of trusting your local station for in-depth crime and weather reports, and little else, may soon be numbered.
  6. The Credibility of Late Night Comedy“Without credibility, the jokes mean nothing.”
  7. last night on late night
    John Oliver Explains the Dangers of Vaccine Skepticism on Last Week TonightAnd the impossibility of proving a negative.
  8. John Oliver Is Being Sued by the Coal Company CEO He Said Would Sue HimJohn Oliver devoted most of last week’s episode of Last Week Tonight to the coal industry and Trump’s empty promises to bring miners’ jobs […]
  9. hot coals
    A Squirrel-Obsessed Coal Czar Is Suing HBO Over a John Oliver SegmentThe suit alleges a “meticulously planned attempt to assassinate the character and reputation” of Trump pal Robert E. Murray.
  10. last night on late night
    John Oliver Breaks Down Trump’s Misguided Affection for CoalHe also lists the four people Trump has ever said I love you to.
  11. last night on late night
    John Oliver Has an Unconventional Suggestion for the Brexit NegotiationsIt involves Lord Buckethead, the intergalactic space lord who ran to unseat Theresa May.
  12. John Oliver Breaks Down Trump’s Russia Scandal, a.k.a. ‘Stupid Watergate’“Say what you will about Nixon, but at least he wanted the job.”
  13. John Oliver Gives an Update on the FCC’s Net-Neutrality Comments SectionBecause of a weird FCC quirk, you should pause your net-neutrality outrage for the time being.
  14. Watch Some Clips of Last Night’s ‘Daily Show’ Reunion on ‘The Late Show’During last night’s Late Show, Stephen Colbert staged a reunion of fellow Daily Show alums Samantha Bee, John Oliver, Rob Corddry, Ed Helms, […]
  15. feuds
    The FCC Insists That John Oliver’s Audience Did Not Crash Its Comments SectionThe FCC would very much like to be excluded from this narrative.
  16. John Oliver Responds to the Republicans’ Healthcare Bill: ‘You Fucked Up’Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver takes a closer look at the healthcare bill Congress passed last week […]
  17. last night on late night
    John Oliver: The Enemy of Net Neutrality Is a Guy Who Loves Big Lebowski QuotesAjit Pai is not a harmless nerd, according to John Oliver.
  18. ‘Daily Show’ Alums Stewart, Oliver, Bee, Helms, and Corddry to Appear on […]Stephen Colbert will be joined by a bunch of his fellow Daily Show alums on The Late Show next week. CBS just announced that next Tuesday, May […]
  19. last night on late night
    John Oliver Explains How Jared and Ivanka Aren’t the Allies You’re Looking For“If they are the reason you are sleeping at night, you should probably still be awake.”
  20. last night on late night
    John Oliver Calls Out Sean Spicer’s Holocaust Comments“That’s not just wrong, that’s $200 question on Jeopardy wrong.”
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    John Oliver Uses Lady Gaga to Debunk Jeff Sessions’s Anti-Pot Argument“So please, Jeff, if you’re going to live your life according to Gaga quotes, accept the entire canon.”
  22. John Oliver Drafts a Freaky Friday Proviso for the Republican Health Care Plan“Using wish or magic not otherwise specified.”
  23. Watch John Oliver’s ‘Last Week Tonight’ Interview with the Dalai LamaHere’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver heads to India to sit down with the Dalai Lama to chat about uplifting […]
  24. last night on late night
    John Oliver Investigates the Faces of Jeff Sessions and ‘Stupid Watergate’You might want to turn that polygraph test to silent mode.
  25. comedy
    A First Draft of History, Told in 117 Days of Trump JokesWith punch lines from Conan O’Brien, Seth Meyers, John Oliver, Trevor Noah, Samantha Bee, Stephen Colbert, and more.
  26. John Oliver and Trevor Noah Talk Late Night, Political Comedy, and Bad […]Here’s a clip from John Oliver’s appearance on last night’s Daily Show, where he chats with Trevor Noah about comedy’s role in today’s […]
  27. John Oliver Reminds Republicans It’s Time for Their Obamacare Replacement: […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver looks at the Republicans’ promise to replace Obamacare with something even […]
  28. last night on late night
    Why John Oliver Blames Oprah for Donald Trump’s Election WinIt all goes back to The Secret.
  29. John Oliver and Seth Meyers Set the Bar Low for Valentine’s Day Gifts This […]Here’s a clip from John Oliver’s visit to last night’s Late Night, where he and Seth Meyers both admit they took their wives’ Valentine’s Day […]
  30. ‘Last Week Tonight’ Found a Way to Sneak Some Facts into Trump’s Daily […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver breaks down Donald Trump’s long relationship with false information and […]
  31. last night on late night
    John Oliver Suggests You Sit Back and Enjoy the Descent of the American Empire“If you’re at the tipping point of an empire, enjoy the descent.”
  32. John Oliver and Stephen Colbert Talk Trump, Immigration, and More on ‘The […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Show, where Stephen Colbert chats with John Oliver about the return of his HBO show and the political mess […]
  33. on comedy
    John Oliver Has Nothing But ‘Contempt’ for White House Correspondents’ DinnerMaybe don’t ask him to host.
  34. John Oliver Talks Parenthood, Jon Stewart, and Hosting ‘Last Week Tonight’ […]Ahead of Last Week Tonight’s return to HBO this weekend, Rolling Stone sat down with John Oliver for a lengthy interview about comedy’s role in […]
  35. last week tonight
    John Oliver Wants Last Week Tonight to Focus on More Than Donald Trump“I think we’re very anxious to not make it all Trump all the time.”
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    Watch the Kings of HBO, Larry David and John Oliver, Pal Around TogetherIt’s not small talk. It’s medium talk.
  37. John Oliver Gets Upstaged by Some HBO Stars in the New ‘Last Week Tonight’ […]Last Week Tonight returns to HBO next month, and today the network released a very special promo for the show that also features some stars […]
  38. Billy Eichner Attempts to Find Some Gay People Who Care About John OliverDo gay people care about John Oliver? That’s the question Billy Eichner investigates on this week’s episode of Billy on the Street, where he […]
  39. candy
    Billy Eichner Asks the Gays If They Care About John Oliver (Meh.)“I have no idea who that is.”
  40. year in culture 2016
    The 10 Most Important Late-Night TV Moments in 2016From Samantha Bee’s anger to Jimmy Fallon’s hair mussing.
  41. John Oliver and Stephen Colbert Discuss the Election, Donald Trump, and […]Stephen Colbert and John Oliver teamed up for a benefit at the Montclair Film Festival over the weekend called Wow, That Was Weird: A […]
  42. last night on late night
    John Oliver Wants You to Remember That Trump ‘Is Not Normal’He and nearly everyone else says “f*ck you” to 2016.
  43. 2016 election
    John Oliver Has a Plan for Trump’s Inauguration“I’m going to turn to the person on my left and to my right and say, ‘Gentlemen, it has been an honor playing with you.’”
  44. last night on late night
    John Oliver Is Really Sorry He Urged Donald Trump to Run for President“If you’re still undecided, I don’t know if there’s anything I can do to help you.”
  45. last night on late night
    John Oliver Wants You to Join His Pyramid SchemeSpanish-language version with more attractive John Oliver (Jaime Camil) also available.
  46. last night on late night
    John Oliver Bets Donald Trump His Emmy “It’s a woman, it’s gold, and its proportionate to his tiny hands.”
  47. last night on late night
    John Oliver Examines the 3rd-Party CandidatesThe problems from Jill Stein’s music career to Gary Johnson’s erotic-mountain talk.
  48. last night on late night
    John Oliver Takes a Good Look at the Bad Apples Working in Police ForcesNobody likes “lawful but awful” apples.
  49. last night on late night
    Watch John Oliver Break Down the Refugee Crisis “Any rational person knows you cannot completely eliminate risk. You can only manage it.”
  50. John Oliver Insists That His Love for ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Is SincereHere’s a clip from last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, where Kimmel talks with fellow Emmy nominee John Oliver about his win on Sunday night and […]
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