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Last Week Tonight With John Oliver - Edward Snowden Interview
Government Surveillance and Nude Photos: Edward Snowden Chats With John Oliver
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Sure, you can give Citizenfour another viewing for some insights on Edward Snowden, arguably the most famous whistleblower in history. But how much does he miss Hot Pockets and what’s his stance on dick pic surveillance? As per usual, John Oliver is ready and willing to ask the real questions on Last Week Tonight, and grilled Snowden harder than any party in Citizenfour on last night’s show. More

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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: U.S. Territories (HBO)
John Oliver Schooled the Universe on US Territories Last Night
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One of the most brilliant innovations in the satirical cable TV news empire is the hilarious but comprehensive long-form reporting of John Oliver on HBO’s Last Week Tonight. Each and every week, Oliver guides the average viewer through a complicated national issue ranging from for-profit universities to the tobacco industry, and this week he explained the ongoing fight for rights among the 4 million people living in U.S. territories. More

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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Pumpkins Spice (Web Exclusive)
Watch John Oliver Try To Ruin Autumn With This Pumpkin Spice Takedown
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“Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” is one of the best things on television right now. The HBO show is basically “The Daily Show” in longform, but with the added benefit of only airing once a week coupled with premium cable’s lack of censorship. This allows Oliver to avoids the daily Fox News bashing that has become his H-bereft fake news peer Jon Stewart’s bread and butter in favor of well-researched, extensively reported pieces that rival “60 minutes” in their depth. But forget all of that for today, because John is just gonna talk smack about pumpkin spice for a few minutes, if you don’t mind. More