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 has damaged the US’s reputation, from foreign relations to our country’s so-called “soft power” to, yes, even the constant onsla... [Read More]
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 has damaged the US’s reputation, from foreign relations to our country’s so-called “soft power” to, yes, even the constant onsla... [Read More]
‘Veep,’ ‘BoJack Horseman,’ ‘Last Week Tonight,’ and More Win 2018 WGA Awards
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, BoJack Horseman, Saturday Night Live, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, and Will & Grace took home awards this year. In the New Series category, N... [Read More]
‘Veep,’ ‘BoJack Horseman,’ ‘Last Week Tonight,’ and More Win 2018 WGA Awards
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, BoJack Horseman, Saturday Night Live, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, and Will & Grace took home awards this year. In the New Series category, N... [Read More]
John Oliver and Stephen Colbert Talk Military Parades, Royal Weddings, and More on ‘The Late Show’
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 say this: It won’t make him happy, and I think it’s important that he knows that”) plus Oliver’s thoughts on the r... [Read More]
'Fame proved toxic for the relationship': when comedy double acts split
David Baddiel, Andy Zaltzman, Richard Herring and other comics on fame, failure and friendshipIn 1978, the year before the film 10 made a Hollywood star of Dudley Moore, the comedian appeared alongside his long-standing double-act partner, Peter Cook, on the Saturday-night chatshow Parkinson.“... [Read More]
‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’ Returns to HBO Next Month
If 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, HBO confirmed that Last Week Tonight with John Oliver will return with new episodes on Sunday, February 18th at 11:00pm. Back in September, HBO renewed... [Read More]
John Oliver and Seth Meyers Talk Trump, Beyonce, and the Catheter Cowboy on ‘Late Night’
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 covering the constant onslaught of terrible Trump news. “5:30 on a Thursday — at that point you have dealt with the fire hose of bullshit... [Read More]
John Oliver and Seth Meyers Talk Trump, Beyonce, and the Catheter Cowboy on ‘Late Night’
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 covering the constant onslaught of terrible Trump news. “5:30 on a Thursday — at that point you have dealt with the fire hose of bullshit... [Read More]