John Oliver

Facebook

John Oliver Calls Facebook 'a Fetid Swamp of Mistruths and Outright Lies'

Oliver goes long on Facebook's content moderation problems.
Jason Koebler
9.24.18
net neutrality

Ajit Pai Says He Had Doubts About Fake DDoS Attack, But Didn’t Say Anything

The chairman stumbled through questions about the nonexistent attack on the net neutrality comment system during a Senate Commerce Committee hearing.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.16.18
Facebook

John Oliver Calls Facebook 'History's Most Profitable Data-Harvesting Machine'

Last Week Tonight remakes Facebook's recent string of apology ads.
Jason Koebler
7.30.18
John Oliver

John Oliver: Everyone Wants EPA Chief Scott Pruitt to Go Fuck Himself

Trump's most recently maligned cabinet member gets a 'Last Week Tonight' sendup.
Jason Koebler
4.10.18
John Oliver-ization

Okay, Let’s Talk About John Oliver’s Bitcoin Episode

On 'Last Week Tonight' John Oliver discussed the risks and benefits of cryptocurrency.
Jordan Pearson
3.12.18
protest

This Video Features 9 Hours of Pro-Net Neutrality Comments Read in a Soothing Voice

Mozilla recorded a selection of the more than 40,000 messages it has received.
Louise Matsakis
7.11.17
no joke

John Oliver Just Crashed the FCC’s Website Over Net Neutrality—Again

“Once more into the breach, my friends.”
Sam Gustin
5.8.17
News

John Oliver: Got a 'White Penis?' You Won't Be Harassed Online


Oliver goes long on revenge porn, online harassment, and the utter failure of law enforcement to protect threatened women.
Jason Koebler
6.22.15
News

Counterpoint: The Internet Has Given Us More Privacy Than Ever Before

The internet lets us hide all sorts of things from those close to us.
Jason Koebler
5.27.15
Television

John Oliver Gets Password Advice from Edward Snowden

Our passwords suck, but they don't have to.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.9.15
Culture

John Oliver to Edward Snowden: 'No One Knows Who the Fuck You Are'

Oliver gives Snowden some much-needed real talk. Will it change anything?
Jason Koebler
4.6.15
Culture

John Oliver Should Stick to His Longform Explanations of Science and Tech

The one-stop, longform format is perfect for explaining wonky topics.
Jason Koebler
6.17.14
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