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Hate the wall-to-wall coverage of the royal baby? Watch John Oliver destroy it

The Daily Show host John Oliver on Tuesday night mocked the media’s coverage of the newly born son of Prince William and Kate Middleton. He said the pomp surrounding the birth was like a “royal f*ck you” to every other baby born that day. Though Oliver hoped the birth of…

John Oliver rebukes CNN for simultaneously destroying rock music and the news

Thursday night on The Daily Show, host John Oliver mocked CNN over its “Rock Block” segment. He noted CNN had managed to both “sucked the fun out of rock and the weight out of news.” Oliver said the segment was similar to how British people cooked food: it was neither…

John Oliver highlights blatant racial double standard in Florida’s self-defense laws

Monday night on The Daily Show, host John Oliver ripped into the “fucking crazy” state of Florida over George Zimmerman’s not guilty verdict. He noted the state’s self-defense laws were not only “incredibly stupid,” they also were not applied equally. Zimmerman was considered innocent after killing an unarmed teen in…

John Oliver on GOP reaction to gay marriage: What is it with these people and animals?

Thursday night on The Daily Show, host John Oliver lampooned the overblown condemnation of the Supreme Court’s landmark marriage rulings. He noted that Republicans always seemed to arrive at the same point when discussing same-sex marriage: bestiality. Oliver couldn’t help but express his bewilderment with the “definitely not perverted brains”…

John Oliver: Snowden exposes the blindness of the all-seeing U.S. government

The Daily Show host John Oliver on Monday night mocked the failing U.S. efforts to track down and extradite NSA leaker Edward Snowden. Oliver observed that Snowden had ironically exposed the government’s power and its powerlessness. The “all-seeing, all-knowing” government couldn’t “find the front of a human centipede if their…

John Oliver can’t believe Putin’s amazingly ballsy and blatant theft of Superbowl ring

Wednesday night on The Daily Show, host John Oliver mocked President Barack Obama’s troubled overseas trip. He was particularly entertained by the claim that Vladimir Putin boldly stole a Superbowl ring from New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, suggesting it could explain the current tensions between Obama and the Russian…

John Oliver: Just f*cking ignore Sarah Palin’s turd supermarket of self-contradictory nonsense

Monday night on The Daily Show, John Oliver ruthlessly mocked former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s return to Fox News. Palin returned to Fox News on Monday to inform the world she was authoring a book about the war on Christmas and spouted off a number of hokey phrases in the…

John Oliver: The Second Amendment has defeated all the other amendments

Tuesday night on The Daily Show, host John Oliver mocked Republicans’ discordant response to news about the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs. While some, like Sen. John McCain (AZ), believed the issue didn’t even need to be discussed, others provided a more hysterical assessment. Oliver also noted that some Republicans…

Jon Stewart hands The Daily Show over to John Oliver as he leaves to direct ‘Rosewater’ film

The Daily Show host Jon Stewart turned the reins of his show over to John Oliver on Thursday night, but not before explaining his upcoming absence. Stewart is temporarily leaving the show to direct the feature film Rosewater about Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari. Oliver, meanwhile, reveled in his new position…

Daily Show blasts U.S. decision to cut UNESCO funding

In a special two-part segment on Thursday night’s The Daily Show, correspondent John Oliver took an in-depth look at the U.S. government’s decision to block funding to the relief group UNESCO. First, Oliver meets with former Congressman Robert Wexler (D-FL), who informs him that under 1990′s Public Law 103-236, the…

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