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.
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  • John Oliver's HBO Plug Helps Fiduciary Duty Go Primetime

    … professionals for the last six years. But now, investors are getting into the conversation. Due to John Oliver’s segment in his show “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” on HBO, the fiduciary duty debate has come to the people who it was targeted to help – investors. Mr. Oliver applied his classic satire in discussing the complex topic that is typically only…

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  • Debt Buyers Beware – John Oliver’s on the Case

    … gets to pursue you in a lawsuit for the entire $6,000.00. You think “that can’t be right,” but it is and it happens to people in this country every day. John Olivers Big Giveaway Enter a hero with a white hat, albeit a snarky comedian trying to make a point. John Oliver was a long time “correspondent” on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. A British…

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  • John Oliver Explains Patent Trolls As Only He Can

    For inventors, patents are an essential protection against theft. But when patent trolls abuse the system by stockpiling patents and threatening lawsuits, businesses are forced to shell out tons of money. Connect with Last Week Tonight online... Subscribe to the Last Week Tonight YouTube channel for more almost news as it almost happens: www.youtube.

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