Last Week Tonight 2018

Last Week Tonight 2018

Prison Labor Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Prison Labor: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

August 4, 2019

John Oliver explains how prisoners make and spend money, and how companies can profit at the expense of their families.   Watching people get attacked by bulls for entertainment sure sounds a lot like the bread and circuses we like to call the ancient Romans barbaric for. Crime doesn’t pay, and so it shoudn’t. But […]

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Prison Labor Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Boris Johnson: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

July 28, 2019

John Oliver explains how Britain’s new prime minister, Boris Johnson, has succeeded – not despite his bumbling persona, but often because of it. Boris Johnson is lost. He walks into a bar in Cork, in Ireland, and asks the barman: “What’s the quickest way to get to Dublin?” “Are you walking or driving?” asks the […]

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Everest Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Everest: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

June 23, 2019

Climbing Mount Everest has become dangerously popular. John Oliver explains why. With a national conversation underway about the possibility of impeachment, John Oliver discusses whether the benefits outweigh the potential risks.

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Prison Labor Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Impeachment: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

June 16, 2019

With a national conversation underway about the possibility of impeachment, John Oliver discusses whether the benefits outweigh the potential risks.   The UK could officially leave the European Union next month, which would be a huge change with hugely damaging consequences. Viewer reaction:  Classic “us” would be pumping out a half dozen sporadic episodes before […]

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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 2 June 2019

Medical Devices: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

June 2, 2019

  Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 2 June 2019 John Oliver discusses the medical device industry, which is a huge business with a hugely troubling lack of regulation. With the Green New Deal sparking a national conversation about all the ways to combat climate change, John Oliver looks at a few potential solutions. John […]

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Everest Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Opioids II

April 14, 2019

Following some recent revelations about the role of large companies in America’s ongoing opioid epidemic, John Oliver takes another look at the crisis.  I know that whole sheriff bear segment was a good joke, but a more realistic example I thought of was how in Georgia last year Brian Kemp was the Secretary Of State […]

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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 2 June 2019

Mobile Homes: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

April 7, 2019

John Oliver Mobile Homes Mobile homes may seem like an affordable housing option, but large investment companies are making them less and less so. Viewer reaction: You gotta admire the dedication this show's crew has to actually enroll in these shady seminars just to find out how awful the people behind these things really are. […]

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John Oliver WWE

WWE: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

April 1, 2019

I know this is probably gonna get lost in the comments, but PLEASE cover physician/resident suicides and burnout . It's a huge issue that isn't getting the coverage it deserves. If patients were being affected at such a high rate, people would be freaking out. We need to take care of the people who we […]

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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 2 June 2019

Public Shaming: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

March 18, 2019

John Oliver Public Shaming John Oliver talks about the power of public shaming, good and bad.

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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Brexit

Brexit Update – UK Version: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

December 17, 2018

On our last episode of the year, we couldn’t show our Brexit segment in the UK because of their stupid ban on using footage from Parliament. What did they get instead? They got this. Authoritarianism: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver  Viewer reactions: Khalid Aftas Imagine if 52 percent of your country decided that building […]

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