John Oliver

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John Oliver on timeshares: ‘Lying is a key strategy’
The Last Week Tonight host digs into the predatory industry of vacation timeshares and the equally bad industry of timeshare exit companies.

Adrian Horton

20, Mar, 2023 @3:51 PM

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John Oliver on US state welfare: ‘Politicians have been relentlessly abusing the system’
The Last Week Tonight host discussed TANF – a system meant to assist families in need but now mired in bias and corruption

Guardian staff

13, Mar, 2023 @3:12 PM

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John Oliver on Ron DeSantis: ‘A petty autocrat and a bully’
The Last Week Tonight host looks into the political career of Ron DeSantis, Trump’s presumed rival for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination

Guardian staff

06, Mar, 2023 @5:06 PM

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John Oliver on new AI programs: ‘The potential and the peril here are huge’
The Last Week Tonight host examines the risks and opportunities associated with AI, following the popularity of programs such as ChatGPT

Adrian Horton

27, Feb, 2023 @4:36 PM

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John Oliver on Qatar: ‘No reason to believe Fifa will ever do the right thing’
The Last Week Tonight host looks into the costs – in dollars, suffering and human life – behind Fifa’s 2022 World Cup in Qatar

Adrian Horton

21, Nov, 2022 @4:45 PM

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John Oliver on British monarchy: ‘Like an appendix. We’ve long evolved past needing them’
The Last Week Tonight host goes in on the British royal family, from their vast private wealth to their refusal to reckon with their colonial history

Adrian Horton

14, Nov, 2022 @4:54 PM

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John Oliver on Republicans and voting: ‘If I lose, it’s rigged, if I win, it’s fine’
The Last Week Tonight host examines election denialism, GOP attempts at election subversion and the fragility of American democracy

Adrian Horton

07, Nov, 2022 @4:39 PM

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The Horne Section TV Show review – this riotously fun sitcom is an utter delight
Taskmaster’s Little Alex Horne’s boundless energy and likability is captured in a charming show that sits somewhere between Flight of the Conchords and The Goodies

Stuart Heritage

03, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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John Oliver on US bail: ‘Arbitrary, destructive and criminalizes poverty’
The Last Week Tonight host examines the broken cash bail system in the US and GOP efforts to discredit local reform efforts

Adrian Horton

31, Oct, 2022 @4:21 PM

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John Oliver: ‘Some on the right have truly lost their minds about trans rights’
The Last Week Tonight host looks at the extraordinary legal attack on trans rights in the US and conservative disinformation around gender-affirming care.

Adrian Horton

17, Oct, 2022 @3:13 PM

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John Oliver: local news crime coverage gives police ‘a huge lobbying platform’
The Last Week Tonight host looked at how daily crime beat stories can misrepresent crime rates, exacerbate inequities and act as police PR

Adrian Horton

10, Oct, 2022 @3:57 PM

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John Oliver on stolen antiquities in western museums: ‘Abject callousness on display’
The Last Week Tonight host digs into the history of stolen artifacts and the market in dubiously sourced antiquities

Adrian Horton

03, Oct, 2022 @3:47 PM

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