People aren’t dumb. They’ve looked around, and they see that telling the wrong joke — or even simply laughing at one — is a quick way to destroy your life.
Comedian John Oliver earned the city’s good-humored ribbing after a random and contextless rant against them on his HBO show ‘Last Week Tonight.’
The promise of bloodshed coming alongside or following shortly after is an historic certainty. The symbols of a people never satisfy: People themselves must always come next.
By giving his political rhetoric a previously unknown face for his fans to punch at, ostensibly in the name of comedy, Oliver creates more internet hostility than any other host.
If it’s illegal for the Russians to try to persuade American voters to vote against Hillary Clinton, should it be illegal for the British to do the same against Donald Trump?
What kind of people target nonprofit organizations that offer free medical care and resources to women facing the desperation of a crisis pregnancy? For one, HBO’s John Oliver.
Both books about Pence’s bunny are propaganda and don’t belong in any elementary schools. Young children should not be reading stories freighted with political ideology.
John Oliver decided to deep-six an apolitical children’s book about a bunny simply because the book’s author’s father is a guy he doesn’t like.
The comedian is back, with a Netflix special that offers belly laughs and controversial insights. If only we had less Samantha Bee and more of this.
Today, the left is entirely in favor of replacing culture with politics. That gives us worse culture, and worse politics.
John Oliver’s most recent show repeated union talking points that parents across the political spectrum have realized are lies that consign millions of kids to a piss-poor education.
‘You’re hurting America.’ Those are the words that killed late-night comedy and gave birth to advocacy-with-jokes.
I have enjoyed ‘Last Week Tonight’ in the past, but now that I see just how twisted the facts get in his segments, I wonder if I can trust them to provide anything but excellent analogies.
Bankrupting working people and forcing the poor onto horrific health-care programs is hilarious, right?
John Oliver’s recent interview with Edward Snowden reveals both the weakness of our media and the lies Snowden has made himself believe.
Comcast and all the other horrible cable companies want to buy off politicians rather than make you happy. That’s why they love net neutrality.
‘The Daily Show’ comedian Jon Stewart negatively affects public discourse.
John Oliver’s easy-breezy ‘How Is This Still a Thing’ segments partake in a broader desire to erase our cultural memories.
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