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  1. John Oliver Talks ‘The Lion King,’ ‘Last Week Tonight,’ and “Human […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Tonight Show, where John Oliver chats with Jimmy Fallon about playing Zazu in the upcoming Lion King remake, […]
  2. John Oliver Reminds Coal CEO Bob Murray to ‘Eat Shit’ After Judge […]This clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight includes two great things: First up is an update on coal CEO Bob Murray’s defamation suit against […]
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    John Oliver Could Win Italian Election Thanks to an Air Bud–Style Technicality“As far as I’m concerned, we have ourselves an Air Bud scenario.”
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    John Oliver Strongly Advises That Meghan Markle Watch Cautionary Tale The Crown“She might be marrying into a family that could cause her some emotional complications.”
  5. John Oliver and Stephen Colbert Talk Military Parades, Royal Weddings, and […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Show, where Stephen Colbert chats with John Oliver about how Donald Trump wants a military parade (“I will […]
  6. ‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’ Returns to HBO Next MonthIf you’re getting impatient waiting for your John Oliver fix, hang in there, because the wait is almost over. In a new trailer released today, […]
  7. celeb v celeb
    John Oliver Says He ‘Tried and Failed’ With Dustin Hoffman Confrontation“The whole thing just made me feel sad.”
  8. political comedy
    Trump Is One of the Worst Things Ever to Happen to ComedyThere may never have been a person joked about more than Donald Trump. But are these jokes good?
  9. the industry
    Alec Baldwin Thinks Post–Weinstein Movement in ‘Jeopardy’ of DerailingThe actor had a big, controversial presence on Twitter this week.
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    Alec Baldwin Slams Late-Night Shows for Becoming ‘Grand Juries’The actor called for more “blithe chit chat,” after John Oliver grilled Dustin Hoffman about sexual-harassment allegations.
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    John Oliver Grills Dustin Hoffman at Q&A Over Sexual HarassmentThe 20th anniversary showing of Wag the Dog grew tense as the HBO host and the actor argued over Hoffman’s alleged misconduct.
  12. John Oliver and Seth Meyers Talk Trump, Beyonce, and the Catheter Cowboy […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers chats with fellow late night host John Oliver about their shared struggle of […]
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    John Oliver Calls C.K.’s Canceled Film ‘Exhibit A If This Ever Goes to Trial’Oliver made a joke about C.K. before focusing on Trump for an episode.
  14. HBO Orders a John Oliver-Produced Late Night Docu-Series Starring Wyatt […]Wyatt Cenac is heading to HBO next year with his own late night show. The network announced today it’s ordered a 10-episode comedic docu-series […]
  15. John Oliver (and Stephen Colbert) Suggests Some Confederate Monument […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver breaks down the “it’s part of our history” argument against taking down […]
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    John Oliver Blasts Harvey Weinstein’s ‘Infuriating’ Sexual-Harassment Excuses“Your excuse isn’t an excuse.”
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    The Unexpected Emmy Winner of the Night Is D.C. Public SchoolsBlame or thank John Oliver’s fans.
  18. HBO Renews ‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’ Through 2020Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is sticking around at HBO. The network just announced that it’s renewed the late night series for three more […]
  19. John Oliver Calls Trump’s Pardon of Joe Arpaio a ‘Slap in the Face to the […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver explores the implications of Trump choosing to use his first presidential […]
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    John Oliver Revisits Joe Arpaio’s Absurd To Catch a Predator KnockoffJoe Arpaio created clownish sting operations for three episodes of Smile … You’re Under Arrest!
  21. John Oliver Urges Republicans to Call Out Trump With Advice From Destiny’s ChildJohn Oliver has a message for Republicans in Congress who have not condemned Trump’s Charlottesville comments.
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    John Oliver Enlists Weird Al to Sing ‘Please Don’t Nuke Us, North Korea’“May I suggest you take it down a notch or two?”
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    John Oliver: Trump Is Too Self-Obsessed to Disavow Nazis“He threw an air ball so far away it landed in the Third Reich.”
  24. The ACLU Defends John Oliver Against Coal CEO Bob Murray: ‘Anyone Can […]Back in June, news broke that Murray Energy Corporation CEO Bob Murray filed a lawsuit against John Oliver and Last Week Tonight after the HBO […]
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    John Oliver Explains How Alex Jones Markets Himself As an Alt-Right Witch DoctorOliver examines how Alex Jones funds his show from supplements.
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    Please Enjoy Stephen Colbert and John Oliver Smack-Talking a Bunch of Presidents“He basically OD’ed on a snack for preschoolers.”
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    John Oliver Laments That His ‘Stupid Watergate’ Joke Has Spiraled Out of Control“We are turbo-f*cked.”
  28. 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 […]
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    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.
  30. The Credibility of Late Night Comedy“Without credibility, the jokes mean nothing.”
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    John Oliver Explains the Dangers of Vaccine Skepticism on Last Week TonightAnd the impossibility of proving a negative.
  32. 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 […]
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    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.
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    John Oliver Breaks Down Trump’s Misguided Affection for CoalHe also lists the four people Trump has ever said I love you to.
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    John Oliver Has an Unconventional Suggestion for the Brexit NegotiationsIt involves Lord Buckethead, the intergalactic space lord who ran to unseat Theresa May.
  36. 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.”
  37. 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.
  38. 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, […]
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    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.
  40. 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 […]
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    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.
  42. ‘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 […]
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    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.”
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    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.”
  46. John Oliver Drafts a Freaky Friday Proviso for the Republican Health Care Plan“Using wish or magic not otherwise specified.”
  47. 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 […]
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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 […]
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