• John Oliver’s epic Donald Trump analysis is perfect (Video)

    The current season of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver ended in spectacular fashion on the back of a spectacularly terrible year. And that is why Oliver literally sets the year on fire in a way that would make John McClane proud. But before the HBO show signed off until the New Year Sunday, Oliver and his always-brilliant writing staff dragged us through the deepest, oozing wound of 2016— the

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    Amy Schumer, John Oliver win Peabody Awards + Amy Schumer’s hilarious booty video!

    Amy Schumer and John Oliver join fellow Comedy Central cohorts Jon Stewart and Key & Peele as Peabody Award Winners. The Peabody Awards are given annually for various media. “The single criteria for receiving a Peabody Award is excellence,” says its website. Unlike the Oscars or Emmys, there are no set number of winners each year and there are no categories. Television shows, radio broadcasts, documentaries and online media are

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    John Oliver blasts Lowe’s for robot associate, pitches Home Depot commercial with Nick Offerman, Jon Benjamin (Video)

    The only thing more awful than having to go to a home improvement store and dealing with an uncaring, unqualified sales staff is going to a home improvement store with a robot sales staff. But Lowe’s thinks it’s a great idea, which is why they’ve introduced OSHbot, a multilingual, creepy-as-hell robot that is programmed to help you find what you’re looking for quickly and easily. “We believed that in the

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    Playboy playmate Pamela Horton becomes John Oliver for Halloween (Video)

    Last night on Last Week Tonight, John Oliver made reference to a Playboy feature in which 2012 Playboy Playmate Pamela Horton donned a John Oliver costume for Halloween. Well, we needed to explore this more. And we found this behind-the-scenes video of Horton’s John Oliver shoot. Check it out below! Sign up to get comedy videos and headlines delivered to your inbox! Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin

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    John Oliver launches #ShowUsYourPeanuts campaign in light of Halloween, sugar industry (Video)

    After expressing his complete bewilderment over Playboy’s recent suggestion of a sexy John Oliver Halloween costume, John Oliver launched into a 10-minute rant about Halloween and the fact that American’s spend $2.2 billion on candy – and more specifically, sugar – every year during the Halloween season. In fact, during last night’s episode of Last Week Tonight Oliver points out that Halloween candy shouldn’t even be considered a novelty seeing

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    Last Week Tonight with John Oliver reminds us Columbus Day is all about genocide (Video)

    Today is Columbus Day and as such it’s that time of year again when we celebrate the discovery of our slightly above average great nation! It’s time to brush up on your knowledge of the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria. For instance, do you guys even remember which of Columbus’ three vessels carried all of the smallpox? Wrong! It was the Pinta. Lat night, Last Week Tonight with

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    John Oliver has a solution for male vs. female wage gap (Video)

    Despite the great strides America has made in gender equality throughout the last few decades, it seems women are still getting paid less than men for equal work. To be precise, on average women make 85 cents for every dollar men make. It’s messed up, for sure. And while president Barack Obama promised to close the wage gap, not much has changed half way through his second term. But John

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    John Oliver Literally Destroys Pinata! Video Mocks Hyperbolic Internet Headlines About ‘Last Week Tonight’ Rants

    We may sometimes go a bit overboard in our coverage of John Oliver’s rants on Last Week Tonight. After all, some of his slams were strong enough to deserve a bit of hyperbole. But Oliver has apparently had enough of Internet writers and their exaggerated headlines. So much so that he made them the target of a web exclusive video this week. John Oliver particularly took aim at Huffington Post, which

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    John Oliver Ferguson coverage outstanding, calls out Jon Belmar, James Knowles, more

    John Oliver has once again brought clarity, humor and unmatched intelligence to a national issue on Last Week Tonight— this time dissecting unrest in Ferguson, Missouri over Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager who was shot at least six times and killed by white police officer Darren Wilson. “This whole story is depressingly familiar,” John Oliver says at the top of the main segment of last night’s episode of Last Week

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    John Oliver invokes Katy Perry, Buzzfeed, Mountain Dew to explain native advertising on Last Week Tonight (Video)

    Ever since John Oliver’s HBO show Last Week Tonight premiered in April the former Daily Show correspondent has hilariously brought a great many issues and topics to light. There was his FIFA rant during the World Cup, his amazing interview with Stephen Hawking, his complete decimation of Dr. Oz, his dramatic reading of Warren G. Harding’s love letters and his epic explanation of America’s broken prison system. So it’s no

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    John Oliver Calls Out ‘Broken’ American Prison System! ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video Includes Puppets To Discuss Drug Laws And More

    How do you make Americans care about the country’s terrible prison system? If you’re John Oliver, you use adorable puppets, of course. John Oliver tackled this issue on Sunday’s episode of Last Week Tonight. The former Daily Show correspondent began by noting just how crowded America’s prisons are. Much of this jail population growth has occurred over the last four decades, as the country now has eight times as many

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    John Oliver Reads Warren G. Harding Love Letters! Watch Video Of ‘Last Week Tonight’ Host Mocking Former President’s ‘Smutty F–k Notes’ To Mistress Carrie Fulton Phillips

    What exactly did Warren G. Harding do during his stint as United States president? No one really knows. But newly-released love letters revealed that his personal life was a lot more interesting than his politics. Naturally, this was the perfect topic of conversation for John Oliver’s latest episode of Last Week Tonight. Warren G. Harding sent these love letters to his mistress, Carrie Fulton Phillips, who was also his neighbor’s

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    HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver delivers Daily Show vibe but with f-bombs (Review)

    UPDATE: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver may have opened to mixed reviews, but people were certainly willing to give the former Daily Show correspondent a chance! The premiere of the British comedian’s new show opened with a strong 1.1 million viewers Sunday night at 11pm EST, rising to 1.4 million viewers after a second play. Oliver’s HBO debut followed a new episode of Veep which attracted 922,000 viewers, meaning

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    Watch John Oliver talk Donald Sterling, Cliven Bundy on HBO’s ‘Last Week Tonight’

    John Oliver’s new show Last Week Tonight premieres tonight at 11 pm ET on HBO. That’s just a little over an hour from now from where we’re typing but we’ve already got an amazing preview clip from the series premiere. In it, we find Oliver opining on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, who was caught on tape delivering a racist tirade to his girlfriend V. Stiviano, who is, herself,

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    John Oliver on Miss America Nina Davuluri, tells Matt Lauer high school students need to ‘stop asking out supermodels’ (Video)

    John Oliver announced his decision to leave The Daily Show with Jon Stewart five months ago, and ever since fans of the British comedian have been wondering if the move to his own HBO series Last Week Tonight would be a smart one. Well, this Sunday at 11 pm ET, Last Week Tonight premieres on HBO and we shall have an answer. Oliver visited Matt Lauer at the Today show

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