“Lots is complicated here,” Oliver concluded. “But some things are pretty simple. One side is suffering much more.”
“I would not have made [Tootsie] if I didn’t have an incredible respect for women,” Hoffman said.
Billy Eichner asks the hard hitting questions.
Oh hey, 2016. A-list celebrities and folks on the street have a few choice words for you.
Can the liquid velvet sounds of Kenny G halt an impending conflict between China and the United States? John Oliver thinks so.
John Oliver made fun of the cute mascot of Israel’s embassy to Japan. But we believe the fluffy, olive-branch-toting white parrot has a long and fruitful career ahead of it.
School’s out for Jon Stewart’s summer.
Jon Stewart treads where others don’t dare: skewering America’s decision to defund UNESCO for recognizing Palestine. And this was no mere tweak: Stewart skipped his interview segment last night to air a special, two-part “investigation” by John Oliver on the UNESCO flap. Oliver actually traveled to Gabon in West Africa (not a fake blue-screen standup), which apparently donated an extra $1 million to the UN agency toward making up the U.S. shortfall. And he visited schoolchildren in Gabon who benefit from UNESCO’s programs – and suffer from the defunding. More innuendo than fact – it’s the Daily Show after all – but pretty harsh.