John Oliver slams New Year's Eve in hilarious new Last Week Tonight clip

Surprise! There's a new surprise segment of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on YouTube and god I needed this as much as I didn't need The Interview: Three minutes of slamming New Year's Eve—the holiday when all the amateur party-goers invade the world to be extremely annoying—and how to get out of it. » 12/29/14 7:24am 12/29/14 7:24am

Clickhole or Die: The Fight Over 'Sponsored Content' Is 150 Years Old

Sponsored content, native advertising, advertorials. Maybe better to call it what it is: media content, paid for by advertisers, produced to look like news. Whether you think it's ethical or not, we need to first acknowledge one important fact. The fight over this kind of advertising is about 150 years old. » 8/07/14 1:27pm 8/07/14 1:27pm

John Oliver Reminds Us How Badly We Take Care of Our Nukes

If you've been paying attention since, well, since the Cold War started, you know that the United States has an insanely huge number of nuclear weapons. And if you've been paying even closer attention, you'll know that the military is not very good at keeping track of them. In fact, it's laughably bad at. » 7/28/14 10:07am 7/28/14 10:07am

The FCC Gets the Premium Cable Takedown It Deserves

The death of net neutrality is a looming catastrophe that the FCC thinks it can slip past you, while you just twiddle your thumbs and fail to notice how much of a farce the whole process is. And if that hadn't hit home just yet, John Oliver's explanation from last night's Last Week Tonight is a solid (and funny) recap. » 6/02/14 9:23am 6/02/14 9:23am

Jeff 'Magic Wall' Han on The Daily Show, Exposes CNN's Nefarious…

Click to view » 11/19/08 4:45am 11/19/08 4:45amWe're not the only ones with CNN's over-the-top , which they use in equal measure to cover elections, entertain babies and just fill time — fake TV news has been for all it's worth. Now The Daily Show is on the case, and they've sent John Oliver to talk to Jeff Han, the man behind . What he finds aren't…