John Oliver

Watch John Oliver Welcome Lord Buckethead As Brexit Negotiator On ‘Last Week Tonight’ (VIDEO)

“Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” delivered its unique coverage of the recent snap election in Great Britain with all the shame it could heap on Prime Minister Theresa May. But it was an opposing candidate that caught Oliver’s eye, and that would be Lord Buckethead. Yes, standing on the same stage as the PM … Read more

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‘Last Week Tonight’: John Oliver Does ‘Mine Is Bigger Than Yours’ With FCC Chairman Pai (VIDEO)

“Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” found itself repeating a successful segment from a few years ago about Net Neutrality. When Oliver first tackled the issue, the FCC was reviewing the whole situation. Ultimately it chose to rule in favor of keeping the Internet a place where providers must treat all content the same, including … Read more

John Oliver on "Last Week Tonight" HBO

‘Last Week Tonight’: Does Jared Kushner Sound Like Gilbert Gottfried? (VIDEO)

“Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” poured its energy into last night’s longest segment, an exploration of the general thesis about Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner. Across political lines the couple are touted as being the moderating factor in the Trump administration. They are also credited with being accomplished and brainy, which implies that they … Read more

John Oliver, host of "Last Week With John Oliver" on HBO

John Oliver, Speaking French on ‘Last Week Tonight’ Asks If Marine Le Pen Is Inevitable (VIDEO)

“Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” did a deep dive into the upcoming election in France. How deep? John Oliver ended the segment speaking French, smoking a cigarette as his set was turned into a bistro, complete with wine poured and an accordion player. Yes, the famous Brit had to swallow his pride and appeal … Read more

John Oliver, "Last Week Tonight"

What’s John Oliver Sound Like High? Marijuana Segment “Last Week Tonight” (VIDEO)

“Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” used its longest segment for the host’s take on the mess surrounding the legal status of marijuana. You’ve got more states that just voted in November to either legalize recreational use it or carve out a legal exception for medical marijuana. No matter what the law is in your … Read more