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Last Week Tonight John Oliver: The Lottery

Last Week Tonight John Oliver: The Lottery

Last Week Tonight, John Oliver explores state run lotteries, and all of the good fun they are! Gosh, it sounds like a win/win game. You're not losing money, you're just contributing to our children's education.   Warm and fuzzy ads encourage us to dream. What would you do with your millions?  They even encourage us to ... Full Article & Video

Last Week Tonight John Oliver: Home Depot Commercial

Last Week Tonight John Oliver: Home Depot Commercial

On Last Week Tonight, John Oliver breaks the news that Lowe's is making your science fiction nightmares come true. The home improvement chain is employing robots this holiday season. Presumably these are 'bots who just need to pick up a little holiday cash.  John questions whether robots can provide the most vital customer service of ... Full Article & Video

Last Week Tonight John Oliver: Dr. Jane Goodall Interview

Last Week Tonight John Oliver: Dr. Jane Goodall Interview

John Oliver couldn't have selected a more qualified guest than Dr. Jane Goodall to interview for his series 'People Who Think Good.' As one of the world's foremost experts in chimpanzees and other primates, it occurs to me, that Dr. Goodall's  work may cause anti-evolutionists to squirm. At minimum, it's one more reason not to allow Full Article & Video

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Sugar

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Sugar

Pictured are the genuine 'Sexy John Oliver' and "Sexy Louie CK' costumes..Because women only do 'sexy' costumes. With Halloween mere days away, John Oliver looks at our relationship with sugar. It turns out that we eat a shocking amount of the stuff - as it is often hidden where you'd least expect to find it. If Full Article & Video

John Oliver Last Week Tonight: Jackasses & Red Tape

John Oliver Last Week Tonight  Translators, Jackasses & Red Tape

On Last Week Tonight, John Oliver raises awareness of the plight of translators who risked their lives to help our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. These brave folks seem to be living proof that no good deed goes unpunished. The translators and their families are in grave danger in their home countries, but cannot escape, ... Full Article & Video

Last Week Tonight John Oliver: Pumpkins Spice

Last Week Tonight John Oliver: Pumpkins Spice

Pumpkin spice. Why? John Oliver investigates. Well, he doesn't really investigate. He says things about it, though! It's obvious that John is no fan of one of the most  popular harbingers of fall - the pumpkin spice latte. Naturally, he wonders about the almost manic popularity of the drink, which he accurately pegs as "eggnog ... Full Article & Video

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Drones & Balls

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Drones & Balls

John Oliver takes the joy right out of the drone program for fans of the stealth weapons of indiscriminate destruction. Oddly, many Americans are widely accepting of drone strikes - on other countries, although we know very little about the program or what it actually does...A case of absence and ignorance making the heart a ... Full Article & Video

John Oliver: Ayn Rand is a selfish asshole

ayn rand

Ayn Rand has always been popular with teenagers, but it is something you are suppose to grow out of, like handjobs. 20 years ago I wrote this... "When I was a pimply faced 17 year old I read Atlas Shrugged and was so enamored with Ms Rand and her philosophy of absolute freedom, that I made Full Article & Video