John Oliver

John William Oliver (born 23 April 1977) is a British comedian, political satirist and actor. He is best known in America for his work on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and the satirical comedy podcast The Bugle. Oliver left The Daily Show at the end of 2013 and began hosting Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on HBO on 27 April 2014.He plays a recurring character, Professor Ian Duncan, on the television series Community. He has worked extensively with Andy Zaltzman; their body of work includes hundreds of hours of satirical podcasts and radio broadcasts, including series such as Political Animal, The Department, and The Bugle.
Posts about John Oliver
  • The battle for net neutrality is being fought on the FCC’s website

    … were in fact common carriers, however, under the Trump administration, those regulations have largely been gutted. This is a battle that’s been going on for years but it reached a fever pitch recently when a large salvo was fired against the Trump-controlled FCC the other night. It all started when political humorist John Oliver started talking…

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  • The Quiet Death of Church and State

    … it as fact. On September 28, 2015, Margaret Sullivan, public editor for The New York Times, published the latest installment in her series on how the newspaper was adopting to the digital age: “As Print Fades, Part 3: Sponsorships and Start-ups.” In short, she was announcing the unmistakable end of church and state at The New York Times. A senior editor…

    Dillon Baker/ The Content Strategist- 23 readers -