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  1. John Oliver's Church Received "Thousands of Dollars," Seeds and Beef Jerky

    8:54 am PDT 08/24/2015
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    "The more money you send in, the more blessings will be returned to you. And that is still something I’m — amazingly — legally allowed to say." READ MORE

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  2. John Oliver Emphasizes Need for LGBT Anti-Discrimination Laws

    7:24 am PDT 08/24/2015
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    "The Constitution isn't the star in Super Mario Brothers. It doesn't make you invincible so you can just do whatever the f—k you want." READ MORE

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  3. John Oliver Starts His Own Church to Expose "Predatory" Televangelists

    7:23 am PDT 08/17/2015
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    "You'd be better off burying your money in the actual ground." READ MORE

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  4. John Oliver Mocks Donald Trump, GOP Debate: "This Whole Debacle Was Meaningless"

    7:41 am PDT 08/10/2015
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    "The entire debate was basically a two-hour circus sideshow with a piece of luggage covered in Cheese Whiz at its center." READ MORE

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  5. John Oliver Revamps Sex Education With New Video Starring Laverne Cox, Nick Offerman and More

    6:55 am PDT 08/10/2015
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    "Why are you trying to yell the horniness out of teenagers?" READ MORE

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  6. 'Daily Show' Alums John Oliver, Larry Wilmore on Working With Jon Stewart: "If You Laugh During the Taping, You're Fired"

    9:00 am PDT 08/03/2015
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    Stewart's ex-colleagues spill on working with the soon-to-be ex-host: "He's got a lot of game left." READ MORE

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  7. John Oliver Compares Whoopi Goldberg's Bill Cosby Defense to Backing Torture, Mel Gibson

    2:24 pm PDT 07/13/2015
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    Those are just some of the "surprising things" that Oliver's 'Last Week Tonight' showcased the 'View' co-host supporting. READ MORE

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  8. John Oliver, 'Game of Thrones' Star Lena Headey Join BBC's 'Danger Mouse' Voice Cast

    12:45 am PDT 07/13/2015
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    "'Danger Mouse' was a significant part of my childhood," says Oliver about joining the remake of the classic British animated series that spoofed James Bond and others. READ MORE

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  9. John Oliver Tackles 15 Topics in One Minute Including Orgies, Bagels and Conspiracy Theories

    7:30 am PDT 07/06/2015
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    He also talks about animals, banjos, subtitles and a special link between Al Roker and Lenny Kravitz. READ MORE

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  10. John Oliver Shows How Horrific the Internet Is for Women

    6:58 am PDT 06/22/2015
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    The 'Last Week Tonight' host talks about online harassment and the lack of protection for victims of revenge porn. READ MORE

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  11. Ex-FIFA Official Slams John Oliver as "Comedian Fool"

    11:24 pm PDT 06/13/2015
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    There is no love lost between Jack Warner, who was indicted last month on corruption charges, and the HBO star. READ MORE

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  12. Peabody Awards: Tina Fey Kisses Amy Schumer, John Oliver Curtsies to Charlie Rose and Thanks Jon Stewart

    10:03 pm PDT 05/31/2015
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    The winners of this year's honors recognizing excellence in broadcasting and across electronic media were already known. But there were still a number of surprises and entertaining moments at Sunday night's show. READ MORE

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  13. Peabody Awards: John Oliver, 'Fargo', 'Inside Amy Schumer' Producers Share Storytelling Strategies

    7:38 pm PDT 05/31/2015
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    Alex Gibney, Ben Silverman, Joel Fields, Jack Amiel and Ray McKinnon also told THR their top narrative tips at the awards' first-ever red carpet gala in New York City. READ MORE

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  14. John Oliver Destroys Dr. Oz Again: "A Handsome Ringmaster of a Middling Mid-Afternoon Snake-Oil Dispensary"

    8:18 am PDT 04/27/2015
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    "You are the worst person in scrubs who has ever been on television — including Katherine Heigl." READ MORE

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  15. Tribeca: Monty Python Members Play Musical Chairs With John Oliver

    3:44 pm PDT 04/25/2015
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    "John, I'm sorry about your career. It was going so well. You were doing so f—ing great until you fell for this offer," Eric Idle told the 'Last Week Tonight' host as he gamely moderated a Q&A full of silly gags. READ MORE

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  16. HBO Faces Big Risks as It Enters the News Business (Guest Column)

    5:00 am PDT 04/23/2015
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    On trial for libel even as it expands video journalism with Vice and John Oliver, the network must tread carefully or be sued. READ MORE

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  17. Louis C.K. Recalls His First NYC Apartment: "It Was Pretty Gross"

    10:00 am PDT 04/10/2015
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    And that's just one tale as several Hollywood power players, from Will Arnett to Melissa McCarthy to Leslie Moonves, reveal the sometimes scary, smelly and roach-infested digs they called home way back when. READ MORE

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  18. John Oliver Interviews Edward Snowden on Harmful Documents and Nude Photos (Video)

    6:01 am PDT 04/06/2015
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    "You're giving documents with information you know could be harmful, which could get out there." READ MORE

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  19. John Oliver Hates April Fools' Day, Says It's for Sociopaths (Video)

    6:54 am PDT 03/30/2015
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    "Isn't betrayal fun?" READ MORE

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  20. John Oliver Rips Apart NCAA for Not Paying College Athletes

    8:29 am PDT 03/16/2015
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    The 'Last Week Tonight' host introduces the authentic "March Sadness" video game. READ MORE

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