John Oliver Reveals the Disturbingly High Rate of FGM in Egypt

Last week, there were reports that ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) was requiring all women living in the city of Mosul, Iraq to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM). The alarming news has since been called into question, however, as John Oliver pointed out on Last Week Tonight, FGM is still widely practiced… » 7/28/14 2:00pm 7/28/14 2:00pm

John Oliver Uses Muppets to Trick Americans Into Caring About Prisons

As you might be aware, the American prison system is a fucked-up hell pit carved out by institutionalized racism, despicable politics, corporate greed and many other reprehensible factors that — culturally — we've mostly agreed to ignore. The issues facing our nation's incarcerated (a population rapidly growing)… » 7/21/14 12:20pm 7/21/14 12:20pm

John Oliver Taunts Jon Stewart About How Great Life Is at HBO

Last night, John Oliver made a surprise return to his old Daily Show stomping grounds to complain about their current representation of British people (Jessica Williams in a monocle) and rub in how great life has been since leaving the show to produce and host Last Week Tonight at the magical TV land (where you can… » 4/25/14 1:20pm 4/25/14 1:20pm