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]
‘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 Recaps the Painful Marathon That Is the Trump Presidency on ‘Last Week Tonight’
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 the three techniques he uses in an attempt to shield himself from criticism and consequences: delegitimizing the media, whataboutism, ... [Read More]
John Oliver (and Stephen Colbert) Suggests Some Confederate Monument Replacements on ‘Last Week Tonight’
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 Confederate monuments by people who try to equate the Confederacy with fighting for anything aside from keeping slaves. “If... [Read More]