Tag: LAST WEEK TONIGHT

John Oliver Cooks ‘Fox And Friends’ Co-Host Brian Kilmeade Over His Most Awkward Historical Obsession

Comedy Central’s The Daily Show recently took aim at Ainsley Earhardt for her most obnoxious habit (mentioning “my friend” in countless instances to support her points, whether these friends exist or not). This week, HBO’s Last Week Tonight takes aim at another Fox and Friends host, Brian Kilmeade, during an episode that aired on the […]

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John Oliver Finally Found Something That He Has In Common With Vin Diesel (And It’s Not Good For Either Of Them)

John Oliver is still absolutely thrilled to be out of Last Week Tonight‘s void and back with a live audience. His deep dive segment, however, (following a callout of Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin, who’ve been blocking the Build Back Better Act) was a grievous one and concerns something that affects everyone, although it’s […]

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‘The Problem With Jon Stewart’ Is Good, But Can It Be Effective?

The first episode of AppleTV+’s The Problem With Jon Stewart (which is available to stream on Apple TV+) reminds me of Stewart’s remarkable “it’s not a fucking game” takedown of CNBC’s Jim Cramer for his and his network’s rah-rah behavior during and in the run-up to the 2008 financial and housing market crisis. Watch the […]

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John Oliver Isn’t Impressed With How ‘Jeopardy!’ Is Mopping Up Its Hosting Fiasco

John Oliver couldn’t have been happier to be back in front of a live studio audience as Last Week Tonight returned from a brief hiatus. He also couldn’t resist a chance to swing at Jeopardy!‘s ongoing hosting conundrum, after previously kicking Mike Richards on his way out the door. The game show, however, appears to […]

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