Posts Tagged ‘john oliver’

English savaged by John Oliver

Written By: - Date published: 9:10 pm, May 15th, 2017 - 15 comments

You know that old saying about not picking a fight with someone who buys printer’s ink by the barrel? If not, Bill, you really should look it up…

John Oliver returns – calls Trump ‘a pathological liar’

Written By: - Date published: 2:32 pm, February 15th, 2017 - 10 comments

Our long Oliver-less nightmare is over.

False Equivalence

Written By: - Date published: 4:47 pm, October 2nd, 2016 - 21 comments

John Oliver excellent as always – this time on the difference in scandal quality between Clinton & Trump.

John Oliver: Scientific studies (or why media are so useless at it)

Written By: - Date published: 11:35 pm, May 20th, 2016 - 6 comments

John Oliver takes a good solid swing at the media who suck up shit press releases designed by institutions to get funding and interest groups doing marketing for their products, and the idiotic consumers of schlock ‘facts’. Or John Key who apparently thinks that money magically changes physics.

John Oliver on John Key

Written By: - Date published: 10:21 am, March 5th, 2016 - 18 comments

“John Key is nothing if not a gigantic clown.”

RIP NZ satire

Written By: - Date published: 8:15 am, February 18th, 2016 - 49 comments

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John Oliver on Key: Every pic is a dic pic

Written By: - Date published: 9:30 am, October 20th, 2015 - 36 comments

John Key provides a never ending flow of material for John Oliver’s show Last Week Tonight.

John Oliver on New Zealand’s new flag

Written By: - Date published: 10:00 am, August 18th, 2015 - 12 comments

John Oliver offers some advice on our quest for a new flag.

John Oliver and Edward Snowden on surveillance

Written By: - Date published: 11:04 am, April 7th, 2015 - 15 comments

The brilliant John Oliver on the Patriot Act and surveillance. Includes a face to face interview with Edward Snowden, and extensive discussion of dick pics.

John Oliver on Scottish Independence

Written By: - Date published: 10:53 am, September 17th, 2014 - 9 comments

The Scottish vote on independence this week. Will The Yes vote win? Will it create a liberal bastion or will it cause the United Kingdom’s economy to disintegrate? Last Week Tonight’s John Oliver discusses the issue.

The Daily Show on Oz election

Written By: - Date published: 11:03 am, August 15th, 2013 - 9 comments

Jon Stewart is on leave, but John Oliver is doing a great job filling in on The Daily Show. Here he is enjoying some of the nonsense coming out of the current Australian election campaign.

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