John Oliver


“Buffaloed”: Magnolia Promotes Film by Eliminating $1.5 Million in Medical Debt

“Buffaloed”: Magnolia Promotes Film Eliminating $1.5 Million in Medical Debt [TRAILER]

From the “Why Don’t They Do This More Often” department, Magnolia Pictures took a philanthropic approach. Promoting their latest comedy Buffaloed, the studio teamed with the non-profit RIP Medical Debt, the studio plans to eliminate $1.5 million worth of medical debt, according to Variety. Medical Debt – A National Problem The national 501c3 organization uses […]

A Japanese Otter Mascot Wants to Wrestle John Oliver

A Japanese Otter Mascot Wants to Wrestle John Oliver

Frankly, my money is on the mascot. The Japanese city of Susaki is home to two otters named Chiitan. The first Chiitan is a cute little otter who lives in the city, and the other is a deranged costumed mascot that wears a turtle for a hat. Chiitan (the mascot) has been rising to fame […]

'The Lion King': Watch the New Trailer Right Now!

‘The Lion King’: Watch the New Trailer Right Now!

The Lion King trailer has just dropped this morning, featuring our first looks at tons of first looks at all of the classic characters from the iconic animated film, along with our first time hearing some of the voice cast. It all feels so terribly epic. Watch the trailer down below: Director Jon Favreau’s all-new […]

‘WrestleMania 35’: Join Bleeding Cool’s Live-Blog Experience TONIGHT!

The WWE‘s “Road to WrestleMania” is crashing into MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, like someone who hasn’t slept in three days driving a rental they paid the extra insurance for – so we’d be remiss if we didn’t bring you our perspective on John Oliver‘s bestest buddy Vince McMahon‘s pride and joy (sorry, […]

WWE Wants to Settle Score With John Oliver at WrestleMania

WWE Wants to Settle Score With John Oliver at WrestleMania

WWE has issued a statement in response to John Oliver’s takedown of the company’s treatment of employees… sorry, independent contractors on HBO’s Last Week Tonight. And the response is: see you at WrestleMania?! Well, the company hasn’t exactly challenged Oliver to a match, though, anything can happen at WrestleMania, so it’s not entirely out of […]

John Oliver Bodyslams Vince McMahon Over Poor WWE Working Conditions

John Oliver Bodyslams Vince McMahon Over WWE Working Conditions

With WrestleMania a week away, comedian John Oliver showed up on the go-home episode of Last Week Tonight, ran into the ring, and delivered an epic stone cold stunner on WWE’s Vince McMahon. While fellow parody news anchors, SNL’s Michael Che and Colin Jost, will participate in WrestleMania by fighting Braun Strowman in a battle […]


Borat, “Bucky Cap,” Curry, KISS, and More! (BC’s Late-Night Rewind)

Direct from our home office in Austin, Texas, it’s a look back at the week that was in late-night we call affectionately enough… BC’s Late-Night Rewind! Election coverage and politics dominated this week, with our list reflecting that. Here’s hoping this upcoming week will be back to our usual celebrity interviews, Jimmy Fallon playing children’s […]

Preview of Marlon Bundo, John Oliver’s Response to VP Mike Pence

Vice President Mike Pence has a book out — or rather his family has. Ostensibly penned by his rabbit, a pet much featured in the media, A Day in the Life of the Vice President, is actually written by his daughter, filmmaker Charlotte Pence, and illustrated by his wife Karen Pence. “The Vice President and his […]

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Weird Al, M. Night, Ronda Rousey, and More: The Weekly Static s01e29

I know you wanna leave me, but I refuse to let you go. If I have to beg and plead for your sympathy, I don’t mind cause you mean that much to… The Weekly Static! A plague of locusts upon your homes if you didn’t know that was The Temptations  – and I would’ve gotten away […]

John Oliver

John Oliver Victorious: Lawsuit Against Last Week Tonight Dismissed

This headline seems like the type of thing the self-deprecating John Oliver, host of HBO’s Last Week Tonight, would make fun of. But it’s also true, as the host and show have come away from a defamation lawsuit without a scratch. During a segment last season about the coal industry, Oliver criticized Murray Energy and […]

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Not Throwing Away His Shot To Play Hamilton In Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of the hit Broadway musical Hamilton and the original star, will be returning to the title role when the musical makes a three-week run in Puerto Rico. Miranda, born in Puerto Rico, was originally taking his creation to the U.S. Territory, but the devastation cause by Hurricane Maria has increased the […]

‘Too Many Stars’ Crowd Jon Stewart In Promo For HBO Autism Event

On November 18, comedian and one -time “America’s most trusted newsman” Jon Stewart hopes you find autism a laughing matter. Because on that night, Stewart and a line-up of celebrity friends from across movies, television and music team up for HBO’s Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs. Created by comedy writer and […]

John Oliver, Wyatt Cenac Developing Late-Night Docuseries For HBO

John Oliver is expanding his creative influence at HBO, with the Emmy award-winning Last Week Tonight host teaming with fellow The Daily Show alum Wyatt Cenac for a new docuseries at the premium cable network. Cenac, Oliver and Ezra Edelman will serve as executive producers; as will Hallie Haglund (The Daily Show), who will also serve […]


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Stephen Colbert And John Oliver Have A Duel Of Wax Presidents

Before going on a July break, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver unveiled the five wax presidents he bought in an auction from an closing Hall of Presidents Wax Museum in Gettysburg, PA. In the piece he shared that Rachel Maddow, Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart also bought wax presidents. Oliver then unveiled a faux […]

The Lion King Remake Casts John Oliver

Last Week Tonight‘s man main John Oliver is joining the great Disney circle of life, and the casting is perfect. Jon Favreau, hot off the success of his live action remake of the Disney animated classic The Jungle Book is bringing the sunbaked world of Pride Lands to life in his next adaptation, The Lion King. It sure looks […]

John Oliver

John Oliver Unveils ‘Harding’ Trailer With 4 Oscar Nominees And A Wax President

Putting the politics aside, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver can put together some pretty funny segments — like last night’s focus on former President Warren G. Harding. The piece starts with John Oliver explaining that when the Hall of Presidents and First Ladies Wax Museum in Gettysburgh had to shut down, they auctioned off […]


Game Of Thrones Cast Join In On New HBO Promo – It’s What Connects Us

I saw this for the first time last night as I turned on HBO to watch Real Time with Bill Maher. This is the network’s new ad campaign featuring stars from all of the original programming making that “ahhhhh” sound that plays over the static before their original programming begins. This reminds me of the […]