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Last Week Tonight Host John Oliver Tackles US (Revisionist) History

Last Week Tonight Host John Oliver Tackles US (Revisionist) History

Last Week Tonight host John Oliver re-opened a scar many Americans are not comfortable by revisiting how history education at the state level continues to become mishandled Oliver began by opening the segment imploring those at the federal and state level that standards need to remain consistent across the board To illustrate the point, he[...]

Last Week Tonight Host John Oliver Tackles Chinas Uighur Camps

Last Week Tonight Host John Oliver Tackles China's Uighur Camps

On Sunday’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, the host touched on China’s deculturization efforts against the Uighur people from the northwest Xinjiang region if the country Oliver claims The Uighurs, along with other ethnic minorities, are forced to live in re-education camps while also undergoing forced labor Among the many items manufactured are disposable[...]

Last Week Tonight Host John Oliver Tackles Conspiracy Theory Culture

Last Week Tonight Host John Oliver Tackles Conspiracy Theory Culture

On the latest edition of HBO's Last Week Tonight, John Oliver discussed how normalized conspiracy theory culture gripped the world and how especially dangerous spreading misleading information during the global COVID-19 pandemic is The host began showing numerous news programs explaining how groups on social media downplay the seriousness of the outbreak from insinuating somehow[...]

Hello America: Nice to See Nish Kumar But a Baffling Quibi Choice

Hello America: Nice to See Nish Kumar But a Baffling Quibi Choice

Good for him, I suppose, but hardly anyone in America knows who Nish Kumar is, and they already have Trevor Noah with The Daily Show and John Oliver with Last Week Tonight Does Quibi seriously think anyone is going to subscribe to their ridiculous app for this??Here's an excerpt from The Mash Report on full blast:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TMfStd3v330The Mash[...]

HBO Late-Night Host John Oliver Shoots on WWE for Pandemic Filming

HBO Late-Night Host John Oliver Shoots on WWE for Pandemic Filming

Last Week Tonight host John Oliver is back at it again, shooting on WWE for continuing to film wrestling shows during the pandemic Oliver blasted the company for its decision to film shows under an "essential" designation in Florida, a designation obtained the same day that a super Pac controlled by Linda McMahon pledged to[...]

The Last Blockbuster Video Is Thriving Right Now Despite The Odds

The Last Blockbuster Video Is Thriving Right Now, Despite The Odds

John Oliver has done his part to raise awareness of the last Blockbuster, and a documentary about the store is debuting soon As someone who worked at a video store for years and misses it dearly, it is pretty cool that there is still a store out there plugging away, no matter what is going[...]

The Last Blockbuster: Trailer For Video Store Chain Documentary Debuts

'The Last Blockbuster': Trailer For Video Store Chain Documentary Debuts

The film was funded on Kickstarter in 2018 and has ridden a wave of publicity since, including a fun time with John Oliver Watch the trailer for the Blockbuster doc down below, along with some quotes from the filmmakers."It started last year, and there were still a dozen or so Blockbuster locations left," director Taylor[...]

Buffaloed: Magnolia Promotes Film Eliminating $1.5 Million in Medical Debt [TRAILER]

"Buffaloed": Magnolia Promotes Film Eliminating $1.5 Million in Medical Debt [TRAILER]

On HBO's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, the host forgave nearly $15 million for 9,000 Americans on a June 2016 episode Oliver highlighted the plight of his program before making his announcement.https://youtu.be/hxUAntt1z2cBuffaloed comes to theatres on February 14th. From the “Why Don’t They Do This More Often” department, Magnolia Pictures took a philanthropic approach[...]

A Japanese Otter Mascot Wants to Wrestle John Oliver

A Japanese Otter Mascot Wants to Wrestle John Oliver

It's really off kilter stuff, but hilarious:https://youtu.be/03Q-Ckln9u0For a brief period of time, Chiitan was even considered an "unofficial" mascot for Susaki City, until complaints from concerned citizens caused the city to sever ties with the costumed otter.John Oliver did a segment on Chiitan on his HBO show, Last Week Tonight[...]

The Lion King: Watch the New Trailer Right Now

'The Lion King': Watch the New Trailer Right Now!

Utilizing pioneering filmmaking techniques to bring treasured characters to life in a whole new way, Disney’s “The Lion King” roars into theaters on July 19, 2019.Jon Favreau directs The Lion King featuring the voice talents of Donald Glover, Beyonce Knowles-Carter, James Earl Jones, John Oliver, Seth Rogen, John Kani, Alfre Woodward, Billy Eichner, and Chiwetel Ejiofor.It's[...]

WrestleMania 35: Join Bleeding Cools Live-Blog Experience TONIGHT

'WrestleMania 35': Join Bleeding Cool's Live-Blog Experience TONIGHT!

The WWE's "Road to WrestleMania" is crashing into MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, like someone who hasn't slept in three days driving a rental they paid the extra insurance for - so we'd be remiss if we didn't bring you our perspective on John Oliver's bestest buddy Vince McMahon's pride and joy (sorry,[...]

WWE Wants to Settle Score With John Oliver at WrestleMania

WWE Wants to Settle Score With John Oliver at WrestleMania

WWE has issued a statement in response to John Oliver's takedown of the company's treatment of employees.. sorry, independent contractors on HBO's Last Week Tonight And the response is: see you at WrestleMania?!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8UQ4O7UiDsWell, the company hasn't exactly challenged Oliver to a match, though, anything can happen at WrestleMania, so it's not entirely out of the[...]

John Oliver Bodyslams Vince McMahon Over WWE Working Conditions

John Oliver Bodyslams Vince McMahon Over WWE Working Conditions

With WrestleMania a week away, comedian John Oliver showed up on the go-home episode of Last Week Tonight, ran into the ring, and delivered an epic stone cold stunner on WWE's Vince McMahon While fellow parody news anchors, SNL's Michael Che and Colin Jost, will participate in WrestleMania by fighting Braun Strowman in a battle[...]


Borat Bucky Cap Curry KISS and More (BCs Late-Night Rewind)

Borat, "Bucky Cap," Curry, KISS, and More! (BC's Late-Night Rewind)

Bee shows how Stacey Abrams faces a stacked deck and then some...but with jokes! That spoonful of sugar helps the overwhelming realization of how much racism still exists in the American political system go down.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPSWJYe4jVU Number 3: Borat interferes in our elections Jagshemach! Sascha Baron Cohen was on Jimmy Kimmel's show earlier this week, and they brought[...]

Preview of Marlon Bundo John Olivers Response to VP Mike Pence

Preview of Marlon Bundo, John Oliver's Response to VP Mike Pence

But little Marlon Bundo isn't just a family pet: like Peter Rabbit and Bugs Bunny before him, Marlon—or BOTUS (Bunny of the United States)—is a national celebrity! With his appearances at official White House events, his rides on Air Force 2, and his popular Instagram account, Marlon Bundo has become a beloved member of the[...]

Weird Al M. Night Ronda Rousey and More: The Weekly Static s01e29

Weird Al, M. Night, Ronda Rousey, and More: The Weekly Static s01e29

Bio: NBC Moves up Glenn Howerton’s Class Schedule by an HourJohn Oliver Victorious: Lawsuit Against Last Week Tonight DismissedTriple H, Stephanie McMahon, and Kurt Angle Welcome Ronda RouseyApple Lands Untitled M Night Shyamalan Psychological Thriller Series as Wayward Pines is Cancelled‘The Hamilton Polka’ from Weird Al Yankovic Is HereJennifer Carpenter & Morris Chestnut To Star[...]

John Oliver Victorious: Lawsuit Against Last Week Tonight Dismissed

John Oliver Victorious: Lawsuit Against Last Week Tonight Dismissed

This headline seems like the type of thing the self-deprecating John Oliver, host of HBO's Last Week Tonight, would make fun of But it's also true, as the host and show have come away from a defamation lawsuit without a scratch During a segment last season about the coal industry, Oliver criticized Murray Energy and[...]

Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Not Throwing Away His Shot To Play Hamilton In Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Not Throwing Away His Shot To Play Hamilton In Puerto Rico

The venue has recently been home to Spanish-language productions of Evita, Into the Woods, and Master Class.Manuel has been an outspoken proponent for Puerto Rico including making an appearance on This Week Tonight with John Oliver on April 24, 2016, to help raise awareness of the commonwealth's financial problems and how it does not received the[...]

Too Many Stars Crowd Jon Stewart In Promo For HBO Autism Event

'Too Many Stars' Crowd Jon Stewart In Promo For HBO Autism Event

Although more names are being added as the event nears, the list of confirmed performers includes: Louis C.K., Stephen Colbert, Abbi Jacobson, Jordan Klepper, Hasan Minhaj, John Mulaney, Olivia Munn, John Oliver, Ben Stiller and Adam Sandler.Stewart has served as host of the event since 2005, and has become a one-man recruitment drive to bring stars[...]