Tag: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

John Oliver Takes On the Retirement Industry [VIDEO]

On his latest episode John Oliver hilariously took on the many pitfalls of the retirement industry, pointing out the financial minefield it encompasses, the host of fees that are piled on top of one another and the lacking credentials of financial advisors. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority warns customers to be aware that financial analyst,…

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Debt Buyers (VIDEO)

Companies that purchase debt cheaply then collect it aggressively are shockingly easy to start. We can prove it! In last night’s big segment on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, host John Oliver proved how easy it was for companies to buy and sell off (and buy and sell, and buy and sell) individual’s debt…

John Oliver Taunts Trump For Impersonating His Own Publicist [VIDEO]

John Oliver mocked Donald Trump attempt of posing as John Miller his own publicist. “OK, stop, because I understand the ‘genuine’ part in the sense that Miller Genuine Draft is genuine—you know, it is the shitty thing that it is—but the only way that Trump could be described as ‘warm’ is if you’re feeling leftover…

John Oliver On Donald Trump’s Wall [VIDEO]

Donald Trump wants to build a wall on the Mexico-US border — a big, beautiful wall, of course. And while this idea may sound inherently ridiculous to a lot of people, Trump is very serious about it. So on Sunday’s Last Week Tonight, Oliver decided to take Trump’s primary policy proposal seriously. “Yes, Donald Trump…

John Oliver Talks Trump ‘Of Course’ He Incites Violence [VIDEO]

On last night Last Week Tonight with John Oliver he referred to Trump as “an ill-fitting suit full of chickens coming home to roost.” Oliver did’nt seem surprised at all that violence erupted at a Trump rally in Chicago on Friday. “Now let’s be honest, a Trump rally being canceled due to violence is the…

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Donald Trump #makeDonaldDrumpfAgain

John Oliver Destroys Donald Trump On ‘Last Week Tonight’ DonaldJDrumpf.com Last Week Tonight host and man of the people John Oliver has finally stepped up and destroyed everything we think we know about the Trump brand. The Donald’s apparent victory appears to stem from his own personal claims that he is successful and has great…

John Oliver On Paris Deadly Attacks [VIDEO]

John Oliver started his last show with a rampage about ISIS, “Sadly, we must begin with a few words about France which, on Friday, suffered the deadliest attack on its soil since World War II,”. “Look, it’s hardly been 48 hours and much is still unknown, but there are a few things we can say…

John Oliver Talks Mental Health, Gun Control [VIDEO]

John Oliver explains how our national system of treating mental health works, or more often than not, how it doesn’t. “Perhaps the clearest sign of how little we want to talk about mental health is that one of the only times it’s brought up is, as we’ve seen yet again this week, in the aftermath…

John Oliver On Why Washington DC Experiences Taxation Without Representation

John Oliver said on Last Week Tonight “There is one U.S. territory that suffers a lack of representation in D.C., and that is D.C. itself” “The people of D.C. clearly deserve a greater voice in their own affairs, and they’ve actually come tantalizingly close to getting a voting representative in Congress,” Oliver said. “In 2009,…

John Oliver Explains Why Prison Sentences Are Like Penises [VIDEO]

Last Sunday episode of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” with John Oliver was about the Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Laws. John higlihted that President Barack Obama freed dozen of nonviolent offenders earlier this month to draw attention to the harsh and often unfair sentences given under mandatory minimum sentencing rules for drug offenders. “Ridiculously long sentences are…

John Oliver: CNN Mistakes Dildo Flag for ISIS in Pride Parade

John Oliver on Gay Pride, Same-sex Marriage and CNN mistaking a dildo flag for the ISIS Flag in the gay pride parade in London. “It’s a full day later now, and they still haven’t addressed this mistake on-air,” said Oliver. “Probably because it would be too embarrassing to have a professional journalist say, ‘I’m sorry.…

John Oliver: The Corrupt FIFA Organization & The World Cup

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver took on FIFA and the World Cup on the show almost a year before the corruption scandal broke last night. John Oliver’s excitement for the World Cup was tempered by knowing information about FIFA, the organization that produces it. John details the problems with the upcoming tournament and the…

Oliver on Patent Trolls: Burying Innovation Under a Pile of Lawsuits

For inventors, patents are an essential protection against theft. But when patent trolls abuse the system by stockpiling patents and threatening lawsuits, businesses are forced to shell out tons of money to people only interested in making a buck off of other peoples hard work, and congress can not do anything under the weight of…

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Tobacco [VIDEO]

“Wow, So it’s an aging product that’s decreasing in popularity, and yet somehow it can’t stop making money. It’s basically the agricultural equivalent of U2.” —— “I could get angry now and call tobacco companies ‘*ssholes’ or ‘monsters’ or ‘open sores on Satan’s d*ck,’ but instead, let’s rise above it and instead try to broker…

John Oliver: State legislatures ‘frat houses of democracy’ [VIDEO]

On Last Week Tonight, host John Oliver shifted the focus on the midterm elections away from the national races to the state legislatures which he called “the frat houses of democracy.” “I know it can be hard to take candidates for state houses seriously, partly because of their ridiculous ads,” he explained before showing a…

Watch Now > John Oliver: Ferguson vs Police [VIDEO]

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Ferguson & Police [VIDEO] In the wake of Michael Brown’s shooting, Last Week Tonight looks at the racial profiling from some of Ferguson’s law enforcement officers and politicians, as well as the unnecessary militarization of U.S. police.

John Oliver Wants the Worst Internet Trolls to Lobby the FCC for Net Neutrality

John Oliver Wants the Worst Internet Trolls to Lobby the FCC for Net Neutrality If you are one of the many anonymous keyboard warriors that spews ridiculous, trollish comments onto the internet on a daily basis, HBO’s John Oliver wants YOU to harass the Federal Communications Commission for net neutrality. Oliver spent several minutes of…

Watch ‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’ Premiere Episode

Watch the first full episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, their new late-night talk show hosted by comedian John Oliver on Watch Now on YouTube. In the episode, Oliver pokes fun at racist remarks, explores the election in India, and suggests the National Security Agency change their name to Mr. Tiggles.