Stephen Colbert invited all the old correspondents from The Daily Show with John Stewart on The Late Show Tuesday night, seating them on couches in a morning show formation that Colbert says they would have “made fun of” back when they were just rascally satirists on Comedy Central.
On this week’s episode of Last Week Tonight, host John Oliver took a look at gerrymandering, “one of the few remaining types of science in which the Republican party currently believes.”
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is finally back, and, like all of us, Oliver is clearly resentful that Donald Trump’s disastrous first month has prevented him from focusing on anything else. The show’s longer segment, which generally involves a deep-dive into non-front page news, settled wearily on the president’s…
In a segment for Billy on the Street, Billy Eichner took to the Chelsea neighborhood in Manhattan with John Oliver, former Daily Show correspondent and current host of HBO’s Last Week Tonight, to find out if gay men cared about Oliver’s popular eviscerations of the sociopolitical mainstream. Reactions were... mixed.
On Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver did a segment on this year’s third party candidates, a miserable lineup which includes a guy named Joe Exotic, who claims to run the “largest private zoo for tigers.” It also includes Jill Stein and Gary Johnson, who are not much more impressive.
In a Last Week Tonight segment measuring Clinton’s “scandals” against those of her amphibious competitor, John Oliver underlined the insanity of considering both candidates equally controversial.
It’s not that John Oliver would like to do away with the age-old faux pas of wearing white after Labor Day—after all, strictly-enforced fashion rules are for moms, and if Rihanna can wear this, the least the rest of us can do is wear our white sneakers through winter.
Donald Trump, a scabies outbreak in your freshman dormitory, has done very little to prepare for a win—like running ads or get-out-the-vote operations, for example, or learning which U.S. president invaded Afghanistan—but he has done quite a bit to prepare for his loss, recently telling CNBC that he would take a “nice…
Rory and Lorelai are back, shooting the shit in Stars Hollow. Noted set design investigator Bobby Finger observed that they have sat down to a meal of what looks like a family sized pack of toasted Pop Tarts arranged on a platter. It’s gonna be a great four episode (or possibly more!) stint.
Gathered by John Oliver on Last Week Tonight, Usher, Cyndi Lauper, Heart, Sheryl Crow, John Cougar Mellencamp, Josh Groban, Michael Bolton, and Dan Reynolds from Imagine Dragons have collaborated on a rousing “Sending Our Love Down the Well”-esque anthem, pleading with politicians like Donald Trump to stop using their…
John Oliver, host of Last Week Tonight and contender for Best British Human, has gifted his adopted country with a video in honor of Independence Day. But he also reminds viewers what our independence from Mother England has cost us young, scrappy, and hungry ruffians.
Sunday evening’s episode of Last Week Tonight was dedicated to special districts—a corrupt, obscure instance of government that the U.S. spends around $100 billion on every year.
Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight focused on abortion laws in the United States, namely the fact that—get this—some of them are not actually designed with women’s health and safety in mind.
“Voting is a right,” John Oliver said on Sunday’s episode of Last Week Tonight. “If you take it away, you ruin democracy.”
In the most recent edition of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver turned his attention to that greatest of national scourges: pennies. Pennies cost more to make than they’re worth and oftentimes passersby won’t even slow their step if they see a bunch of them on the street. The best use of pennies is as a…
Wow, wow, wow, seems like someone has made an enemy in a high place. That someone? John Oliver. That enemy? Donald Trump. That high place? The penthouse of a Trump Tower.
We’ve all been very riveted by the horrifying sideshow shenanigans of Donald Trump and the rest of the clowns running for the American presidency. But as Last Week Tonight’s John Oliver points out, there are important elections happening in four different states, oh, Tuesday.
Today, Canadians will head to the polls for a nationwide federal election. If you’ve been ignoring our neighbors to the north in order to keep up with whatever nonsense falls out of Trump’s mouth, you can bring yourself up to speed with this primer from John Oliver and Last Week Tonight.
This week on Last Week Tonight, John Oliver took on the destructive language surrounding the refugee crisis in Europe.