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John Oliver on Columbus Day: How Is this Still a Thing?

Those of you who really know me, know that I’ve been saying this, like, forever. But it takes a brilliant, non-American, non-journalist with tons of followers out there to say this just like it is. HOW IS COLUMBUS DAY STILL A … Continue reading

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Watch John Oliver and Jaime Camil Take down Multilevel Marketing in English –and Spanish

Speaking of famous Latinos showing up on non-Hispanic television, Mexican telenovela darling Jaime Camil took over HBO’s Last Week Tonight to help John Oliver take down Multilevel Marketing companies and their exploit of Latinos. It was a thing of beauty. WATCH: … Continue reading

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Mexicans Will Pay for Trump’s Wall Because Everyone Loves Paying for Sh*it they Don’t Want

Over the weekend, HBO’s Last Week Tonight host John Oliver decided to break down Donald Drumpf’s border wall plan, an idea which he likens to getting a pet walrus: “You think it’s stupid now—wait until you learn what a bucket of sea cucumbers costs. You’re not prepared … Continue reading

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John Oliver’s Take on Peña Nieto’s #YaChole Campaign Is a Thing of Beauty

It doesn’t take a genius to realize that Mexico is a mess, and that President Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexico’s most unpopular president to date, is not doing much to help. In fact, Peña Nieto’s most recent ad campaign asking Mexicans to … Continue reading

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What do Jorge Ramos and John Oliver Have in Common? U.S. Machines Don’t Understand their Accent

During a brief trip to New York for Upfronts Week, Univision host Jorge Ramos took some time to interview John Oliver. They touched on many serious — and not so serious — topics, including Oliver’s memorable interview with Edward Snowden, which led to the following exchange: Jorge Ramos: Why … Continue reading

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