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Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

  1. on comedy
    How John Oliver and Last Week Tonight Choose What Stories to CoverAs revealed during Oliver’s appearance on Scott Rogowsky’s live comedy talk show.
  2. last night on late night
    John Oliver Calls Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court Nomination ‘a F*ck You to Women’“Why this particular asshole?”
  3. tca
    TCA Awards Honor The Americans, Killing Eve, Queer EyeThe critics gave the beloved FX drama a final salute, and a tip of the hat to the newcomers.
  4. #metoo
    John Oliver Talks Sexual Harassment and #MeToo With Anita HillHill’s message for men: “We need you to step up.”
  5. last night on late night
    John Oliver Realizes the Secret to Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani’s Friendship“Think about it.”
  6. last night on late night
    We Now Know Who Actually Bought Stuff From Russell Crowe’s Divorce AuctionAre you not entertained?
  7. bunnies!
    Twist! Mike Pence’s Daughter Loves John Oliver’s Gay Rabbit BookBut what does daddy think?
  8. last night on late night
    John Oliver Found a Way to Make Bitcoin Interesting: A Keegan-Michael Key SketchKey is your new bitcoin financial adviser.
  9. John Oliver Compares NRATV’s Programming to a “Deranged Letter from a […]A growing list of companies have cut ties with the NRA since the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, but during last night’s Last Week Tonight, […]
  10. 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 […]
  11. last night on late night
    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.”
  12. John Oliver Calls Trump “a Comedy Graveyard Where Laughter Goes to Die”Last Week Tonight with John Oliver finally returned to HBO last night, and Oliver devoted most of the episode to exploring the many ways Trump […]
  13. ‘Veep,’ ‘BoJack Horseman,’ ‘Last Week Tonight,’ and More Win 2018 WGA […]The 2018 Writers Guild Awards were handed out in New York and Los Angeles last night, and when it comes to this year’s comedy nominees, Veep, […]
  14. ‘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, […]
  15. Recapping the Year in Late NightThe field of late night television is more crowded than ever. Beyond the main five network hosts, the crowd of cable hosts is growing larger […]
  16. last night on late night
    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.
  17. John Oliver Recaps the Painful Marathon That Is the Trump Presidency on […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight season finale, where John Oliver reviews Donald Trump’s first year in office and breaks down […]
  18. 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 […]
  19. last night on late night
    John Oliver Blasts Harvey Weinstein’s ‘Infuriating’ Sexual-Harassment Excuses“Your excuse isn’t an excuse.”
  20. 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 […]
  21. 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 […]
  22. last night on late night
    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!
  23. John Oliver on Trump’s Charlottesville Response: “A Non-Answer in a Moment […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver responds to the weekend’s terrible news that a protester was killed during […]
  24. last night on late night
    John Oliver: Trump Is Too Self-Obsessed to Disavow Nazis“He threw an air ball so far away it landed in the Third Reich.”
  25. John Oliver Highlights “Vitamin D-Deficient Minion” Stephen Miller on […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver recaps last week’s exchange between Jim Acosta and Trump’s policy advisor […]
  26. 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 […]
  27. 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.
  28. John Oliver Is Now Selling $1,000,000 Taint Wipes Inspired by Alex JonesHere’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver sets his sights on Alex Jones by taking a closer look at the products for […]
  29. 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.
  30. last night on late night
    John Oliver Explains the Dangers of Vaccine Skepticism on Last Week TonightAnd the impossibility of proving a negative.
  31. 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 […]
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. John Oliver Explains Why Trump “Needs to Stop Lying to Coal Miners” on […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver takes a closer look at the coal mining industry and why Trump has made […]
  35. John Oliver Wants Lord Buckethead to Serve as the UK’s Brexit NegotiatorIf you’re confused about what’s happening over in the UK lately between the early snap election that backfired on Prime Minister Theresa May […]
  36. 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.
  37. John Oliver Responds to the “Insulting” American News Coverage of the […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver responds to the American news coverage after Saturday’s terrorist attack […]
  38. last night on late night
    John Oliver Uses a ‘Be Our Guest’ Parody to Explain the Paris Agreement FalloutBonjour to Belle’s quiet village! We’re moving in.
  39. John Oliver Recaps a Crazy Week of ‘Stupid Watergate’ NewsHere’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver recaps a truly insane week of news updates about the Trump administration […]
  40. 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.”
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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 […]
  44. 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.
  45. John Oliver Does Not Eviscerate Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner on ‘Last […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver takes a closer look at Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, who are seen by […]
  46. 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.”
  47. John Oliver Warns French Voters: ‘Don’t Make the Same Mistake That We Did’Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver takes a closer look at the upcoming French presidential election and the […]
  48. Watch the Ad ‘Last Week Tonight’ Produced to Air During Bill O’Reilly’s […]Since Donald Trump became POTUS, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver has been attempting to sneak some facts into his daily news diet by running […]
  49. John Oliver Explains the US’s Conflicting Federal and State Marijuana Laws […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver takes a closer look at how, thanks to the Controlled Substances Act and […]
  50. roll clip!
    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.”
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