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A Ripping Tale Hey guys, what begins with a snub and ends with a rip? “It was the courteous thing to do,” Pelosi said after the address. Later, she added, “It was a manifesto of mistruths.” In between, Prznint TeeVee gave the Junkie Limbaugh the Presidential Medal of Freedom. February 5, 2020 In "2020 Goat Rodeo" It's A Dickens Year For Republicans Never forget that Republicans would gladly refuse Oliver more gruel: “House Republicans on Thursday blocked an effort by House Democrats to approve $2,000 stimulus payments for millions of Americans.
John Oliver destroys Texas Republicans from Ted Cruz, Fox News and Rick Perry in an epic takedown - Raw Story - Celebrating 16 Years of Independent Journalism. After a horrific week in Texas during a snowstorm and frigid temperatures, "Last Week Tonight" host John Oliver issued a rebuke of the epic mistakes Republicans have made for decades leading up to the crisis.
While Texas wasn't the only state to face record-low cold and snow, it was the only one that lost power across nearly the entire state and an overwhelming problem with water, sanitation and access to food. Oliver began by calling out Fox News, particularly Tucker Carlson, who was caught lying about the frozen wind turbines being the cause of the Texas blackout. As Oliver pointed out, every one of Texas' wind farms could have been up and running and the whole state still would have had a blackout. "Ok, first, we know Exxon Mobile isn't paying you, of course, no one is," mocked Oliver.
"Your show has lost so many advertisers you're basically being bankrolled by a man in a sexual relationship with a pillow. John Oliver mocks ‘Harvard’s shiniest mistake’ Jared Kushner for racist slam Black people don’t want to be successful. Supporters of President Donald Trump are using a photograph taken in 2019 to accuse Joe Biden of hypocrisy when it comes to wearing face masks.
The photo, which was taken before the pandemic even started, shows a mask-free Biden on an airplane with traveling press secretary Remi Yamamoto. The photo was spread by former Trump administration official Richard Grenell and then amplified by right-wing talk show host Mark Levin. John Oliver takes down Fox News’ Sean Hannity for focusing on petty infractions as proof of the downfall of American society. Sunday’s “Last Week Tonight” with John Oliver began with a takedown of Fox News hosts for clutching their pearls and collapsing on a fainting couch about graffiti on courthouses.
At the top of his show, Oliver explained that the protests in Portland have been described by President Donald Trump and his Fox News campaign surrogates as being the downfall of society. He showed the recent clip of a Navy veteran being beaten with nightsticks and sprayed in the face with teargas when he was calmly trying to have a conversation with the agents. John Oliver rips Fox News’ Tucker Carlson for urging ‘order’ from people of color — but never demanding it of police. John Oliver opened his Sunday show, shredding Fox News host Tucker Carlson for uring “order” among protesters, but refusing to urge “order” to police and “wannabe police” who can’t stop killing people.
It’s a lot, Oliver explained. “How these protests are a response to a legacy of police misconduct, both in Minneapolis and the nation at large and how that misconduct is, itself, built on a legacy of white supremacy that prioritizes the comfort of white Americans over the safety of people of color.” While some of it is complicated, Oliver conceded, most of it is “all too clear.” “Or, you could just go on TV, open up your mouth, and let this sh*t fall out,” he continued, before playing a clip of Carlson. John Oliver busts Trump, ‘moron’ Jared Kushner and the GOP governors: ‘I pray you never show your face again’ “Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver told Stephen Colbert in an interview that filming his show during the shutdown has been difficult because he has technological issues.
He described it as being akin to a civilian being forced to land a plane. But the host managed to make it through to bash President Donald Trump, son-in-law Jared Kushner, and the governors of Alabama, Georgia, and Florida. Oliver began by attacking Trump for praising himself for only 200,000 people, likely dying of coronavirus in the U.S. instead of millions. John Oliver Returns, Asks Why The Hell Medicare For All Is Even A Question. John Oliver returns to do a deep dive into Medicare for All, and as usual, does a superb job.
Via the A.V. Club: Last Week Tonight returned this week, and Sunday’s show saw John Oliver back at it, somehow making a 20-minute segment about a seemingly intractable problem simultaneously infuriating, dispiriting, educational, inspirational, and entertaining. That even though, as Oliver pointed out when highlighting the English philanthropist who’s found that Americans are far more in need of free medical pop-up clinics than the rest of the world’s people, “Normally, Americans hate it when a British person comes over to diagnose what’s wrong with you.” John Oliver tells Susan Collins she can tell Trump doesn’t learn: He kept having kids after Donald Trump Jr. HBO host John Oliver returned Sunday evening after a cascade of unending news.
On his season premiere of “Last Week Tonight,” Oliver began with the announcement that on the break, the U.S. nearly went to war with North Korea, if you’re sick, you probably have the coronavirus, and you’ll be dead within an hour, and a “bitch” won the latest Westminster Dog Show. When it came to President Donald Trump’s acquittal, Oliver But when it came to the president’s impeachment, Oliver nailed Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), who announced on CBS Evening News that the whole experience changed him. “What are you talking about, Susan!?” Crookie Performance Of The Year: John Oliver In 'Eat Sh*t Bob, The Musical'
Here’s why John Oliver thinks ‘Stupid Watergate II’ might actually take down Trump. John Oliver Makes Us Think About What Happens When We Click Amazon's Buy Button. John Oliver is maybe the only powerful media figure who regularly stands up for workers, and this week, he took a look at the "brutal" working conditions inside Amazon warehouses "The more you look at Amazon, the more you realize its convenience comes with a real cost," he said. (We know, John. We know.) "Because, think about it, we used to have to drive to stores to buy things. Now those things are brought directly to us and they're somehow cheaper. Oliver looked at the larger issues of e-commerce and the need for physical warehouses, and how that's affected the retail industry. “It’s as if warehouses are absorbing America’s lost retail employees, which initially sounds kind of nice, doesn’t it?”
And he also talked about Amazon's union busting, the exhaustion of its workers, and the level of control they exert over employees -- including bathroom breaks. "When people shorten their time in the bathroom, they don't shorten the bathroom part. John Oliver Explains Why He's Now In Favor Of Impeaching Trump.
John Oliver buys up $15 million in medical debt, then pays off the debt for 9,000 people in hardship. On Last Week Tonight on Sunday, John Oliver discussed debt collection companies and proved how incredibly simple it is to start one up and jump right into the business of harassing the disadvantaged for money they often don’t have.
Calling it, “disturbingly easy,” Oliver started his company and website and named it, “Central Asset Recovery Professionals” or “CARP — after the bottom-feeding fish.” Faster than lightning, CARP was offered $15 million in medical debt for the impossibly low price of $60k. CARP took the deal along with the personal information of 9,000 folks who were experiencing medical difficulties and the bills that come with them. Rather than go after those people, CARP has opted to forgive those debts making $15 million the biggest TV show giveaway in history (adding a “BLEEP you, Oprah!” After beating her TV giveaway record). John Oliver paints the perfect picture of the moment Trump said 'My presidency is over. I'm f*cked' John Oliver with pigeon relieving itself in Trump's mouth (Photo: Screen capture) Late-night host John Oliver unleashed on the unbelievable finds in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report released this week. # p #1_14 # ad skipped = NULL # Oliver recalled he’d been calling it “Stupid Watergate” because the Trump scandal was like “if Nixon had been kicked in the head by a billy goat and that billy goat was chief of staff.”
Experianne. Equifacks. TramsOnion. John Oliver unleashes hellfire on OxyContin creator by releasing his version of a deposition the company tried to hide. John Oliver Slams The Investors Who Made Mobile Homes Unaffordable. John Oliver on What'd He Say to Donald Trump and How His Show is Like a Screwed Up 'Chopped' Episode. Watch John Oliver do his, well, John-Oliver-Thing and you get the sense that he’s telling you the room is on fire and the doors are locked, but we've got this cup of water and, come on, you've gotta admit it's gonna be funny trying to put these flames out. In other words: Tune in to Oliver’s Last Week Tonight and you’re often going to learn something that’ll send you into an outrage—but somehow you’ll laugh.
His comedy show has managed to do extended monologues on student debt, immigration courts, opioids and just about every other awful thing you can imagine. John Oliver Shreds Brett Kavanaugh's 'Terrifying' Hearing Statements. On Last Week Tonight, in a breathtaking half-hour rant, John Oliver called Brett Kavanaugh's opening hearing statement “positively Trumpian”, and devoted the entire show to pulling it apart: “It is worth taking a moment to note the norm that has just been shattered, because I know we’re all basically callused to people talking that way now, but we are supposed to have at least nine people left in America who do not talk that way,” Oliver said, referring to the Supreme Court justices.Kavanaugh’s instantly infamous calendars were also a topic.
After the nominee choked up talking about his father telling stories from his calendars at Christmas every year, Oliver did some math. “Kavanaugh just said that his dad started keeping calendars in 1978, when Kavanaugh was 13. Meaning he would’ve been 14 at the time his dad had even a single calendar to read to his children from,” Oliver said. John Oliver: Michael Cohen is a lawyer that is so sh*tty it made Trump say 'get me someone good.
John Oliver mocks Scott Pruitt's napping habit: 'Get the f*ck up ...you've got a country to ruin!' Salon. John Oliver Delivers Scathing Take on Trump Foreign Policy. John Oliver Gets Into Heated Argument with Dustin Hoffman Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations. John Oliver Engages in Heated Exchange With Dustin Hoffman Over Sexual Harassment Claims. John Oliver and Dustin Hoffman engaged in a tense discussion about the sexual harassment allegations facing Hoffman during a panel at an anniversary screening of the film “Wag the Dog” Monday night. Oliver was moderating the Tribeca Institute panel, which also included Robert de Niro, producer Jane Rosenthal, and director Barry Levinson. Oliver brought up the issue of an allegation made against Hoffman by Anna Graham Hunter that he had groped her when she was a 17-year-old intern on the set of Hoffman’s “Death of A Salesman.”
“This is something we’re going to have to talk about because … it’s hanging in the air,” the HBO host said. He stated that he felt Hoffman’s partial apology at the time of Graham Hunter’s allegation to be insufficient. “It’s hanging in the air?” Hoffman defended himself against the questioning, stating that he does not recall meeting Graham Hunter, had not groped anyone, and that any comments he may have made were part of the “family” dynamic on the set. John Oliver: The spread of Trump’s trolling techniques shows that we’re ‘seriously and lastingly f*cked’ This week on “Last Week Tonight,” host John Oliver ran down the last year under President Donald Trump and outlined the many ways that Trump has undermined the norms of governing and how Americans talk about ideas. Among Trump’s favorite techniques, Oliver said, are undermining the media, the practice of “Whataboutism” — i.e., pointing to other people’s perceived bad behavior to excuse one’s own misdeeds, trolling But one of Trump’s most effective techniques is to speak absolute gibberish, Oliver said.
John Oliver Breaks Down the Insanity of Trump's Arpaio Pardon. Ked' Trump-Russia Scandal - Rolling Stone. John Oliver Wonders If The Donald Trump Jr. News Even Means Anything At All. John Oliver explains why Trump is like a walrus wearing a T-shirt that says: ‘I have diarrhea’ Coal King Begs Court to Gag John Oliver. A coal baron is seeking a gag order against John Oliver and HBO. The baron in question, Robert Murray, sued Oliver for defamation earlier this month, alleging that the HBO host’s June 18 show was character assassination. While the litigation plays out, Murray wants Oliver to stop talking about him—and he wants HBO barred from re-broadcasting the episode in question.
In a motion filed in the Marshall County Circuit Court in West Virginia on June 28, Murray’s lawyers asked Judge Jeffrey Cramer to bar HBO from re-broadcasting the June 18 episode of Oliver’s show, Last Week Tonight, and to bar Oliver and the other defendants (including the show’s writers) from discussing the lawsuit in public. That could mean HBO would have to take down any YouTube videos of the episode, according to First Amendment litigator Ken White, who called Murray’s effort to get a gag order “astonishingly frivolous.” John Oliver, a giant squirrel and a defamation lawsuit by a coal industry titan. John Oliver at an event in New York City on June 13, 2017. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images) “Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver knew he was inviting a legal battle when he used his show Sunday to lambaste one of the country’s largest coal mining companies and mock its chief executive.
But it had to be done, he said. In a 24-minute segment on the decline of the coal industry and President Trump’s tenuous promises to bring it back, Oliver railed against the mining giant Murray Energy Corporation and chief executive Robert E. Murray, who has blamed the industry’s troubles on an “evil agenda” by President Barack Obama. John Oliver's jokes are more stressful than death of employees, says Robert Murray in Lawsuit. John Oliver: Donald Trump lies so much he’s become a ‘walking logical paradox’ John Oliver: Everything Trump Said Re Paris Accord Was False. <a class="icopyright-article-tools-noscript" href=" target="_blank" title="Main menu of all reuse options"><img height="25" width="27" border="0" align="bottom" alt="[Reuse options]" src=" Click here for reuse options!
John Oliver Slams London Bridge Attack Coverage by U.S. Media. John Oliver looks back at the week that ‘broke Anderson Cooper’ and made him say THAT to Jeffrey Lord. John Oliver Calls on Congress to Rebuke Trump for Comey Firing: ‘It’s on You’ John Oliver crashes the FCC comment site, again, to save net neutrality. John Oliver shreds Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner: All they’re good at is not being Steve Bannon. Fox’s Geraldo Rivera lashes out at John Oliver for mocking his MOAB war-gasm. John Oliver tries to buy ads during The O'Reilly Factor to run sexual harassment PSA aimed at Trump. John Oliver is trying to help out The O’Reilly Factor after a mass exodus of sponsors on the news after it was revealed Bill O’Reilly and Fox News have settled five different sexual harassment complaints from female co-workers. Those settlements cost the network at least $13 million.
The HBO comedian announced he is trying to kill two creepy birds with one stone by buying ad time on Bill O’Reilly’s show and he has one specific audience member in mind. WATCH: John Oliver doesn’t understand Trump’s budget proposal because he doesn’t speak “fluent toddler psychopath” John Oliver Goes Off on Sean Spicer: You Will Receive an ‘Inevitable Firing’ Soon. John Oliver Delivers Obama's State Of The Union As Half-Time Pep Talk On Fallon. Uk.businessinsider. Obamacare: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) John Oliver slams Trump’s trans order: If we want to protect women from predators, ‘ban the president’ See John Oliver's Warning to Trump About Vladimir Putin - Rolling Stone. Sweden has no idea why Donald Trump is talking about the country.
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John Oliver Goes Off On An Epic, Fact-Checked, Mic-Dropping Rant For 13 Minutes That You Need To See. What Does It Say About The US Press That The Toughest Interview Keith Alexander Has Is From A Comedian? Watch John Oliver Get Ruthlessly Mocked by Stephen Hawking on 'Last Week Tonight' John Oliver & Martin Sheen Present The Ultimate Doomsday Video. John Oliver explains the surprising reason why daylight saving time exists. John Oliver explains the ‘shameful’ lack of rights for millions of Americans where voting is illegal. John Oliver Explains How America's Neglected Infrastructure Is Like A Lego Set. John Oliver Lights Up The Tobacco Industry And Their International Legal Shenanigans. Watch John Oliver Shoot Salmon Out Of A Cannon At Celebrities. John Oliver: Americans foolishly ‘spend more on the lottery than they do on America’ John Oliver Learns That State Legislatures Are The Shadow Governments You've Always Feared.
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