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John Oliver

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LWT: Robocalls

LWT: Robocalls

(PG-13: Language) John Oliver takes on those irritating automated calls that fill our phones on a daily basis. From political campaigns to tax scams, technology has made it cheap and easy for just about anyone to flood phones with junk calls, and to spoof caller ID info.

John Oliver’s Retractions

John Oliver’s Retractions

(PG-13: Language) While Last Week Tonight tries to be accurate and truthful with their stories, John Oliver and his research crew are only human, and from time to time, they make mistakes. So with that in mind, John is here to apologize for some of his erroneous reporting.

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LWT: Astroturfing

LWT: Astroturfing

(PG-13: Language) John Oliver tackles the very real and very dangerous idea of corporations and their intermediaries that set up supposed “grassroots” movements to defend flawed products and ram their agendas down the throats of an often unknowing public.

LWT: Harding

LWT: Harding

(PG-13) In January 2017, Gettysburg’s Hall of Presidents and First Ladies closed and auctioned off its wax figures of US Presidents. Several TV shows bought some of those figures. Guess who bought five of ’em. Last Week Tonight flexes that HBO money.

LWT Season 4 (Trailer)

LWT Season 4 (Trailer)

“Sometimes we don’t want a British man yelling at us about how the world is ending for a whole hour…” Last Week Tonight is coming back to HBO on 2/12/17, but as John Oliver learned from this trailer, it’s definitely not HBO’s most eagerly-anticipated series.

W-ORD Channel 7 News

W-ORD Channel 7 News

Cookie Monster team’s up with Last Week Tonight’s John Oliver to bring us the latest news – as long as it has something to do with words. And what is up with the word “abbreviation?” Can’t it be shorter? Be sure to watch the outtakes too.

The Proper Climate Change Debate

The Proper Climate Change Debate

(NSFW: Language) “You don’t need people’s opinions on a fact.” Last Week Tonight is sick of people arguing whether climate change is real instead of facing the truth. So they held their own “statistically representative” debate.

John Oliver vs. POM Wonderful

John Oliver vs. POM Wonderful

After John Oliver skewered POM for hyperbolic claims about pomegranate juice like “what it does for prostate cancer is amazing,” POM replied by sending him a case of juice, and an elegantly written letter with a perfectly veiled subtext.

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