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Culture, Kill Your Television Topical Chairs: The Great Hosting Upheaval

Topical Chairs: The Great Hosting Upheaval

When Daily Show correspondent John Oliver took over for Jon Stewart last summer, I for one was thrilled. In all honesty, I find Jon Stewart highly annoying. He's great when he's pinned against right-wing douchebag pundits, sure, but the simpering…
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Calendar, Night&Day Skewered

Skewered

A totally biased guide to John Oliver's greatest moments: The time he used the "human microphone" at an Occupy rally to explain how stupid the human microphone looks (everyone shouts whatever the leader just said). When he suggested (after…
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Music, All Shook Down 5 Music Videos With Hilarious Comedian Cameos

5 Music Videos With Hilarious Comedian Cameos

Ever since Paul Simon put Chevy Chase in the simple (but now-classic) video for 1987's "You Can Call Me Al," and Bobby McFerrin followed suit the following year by bringing Robin Williams into the clip for "Don't Worry, Be Happy", musicians…
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News, The Snitch <i>The Daily Show</i>: John Burton, Democratic Party Chair, Explains How F**ked Up California Is

The Daily Show: John Burton, Democratic Party Chair, Explains How F**ked Up California Is

It's always a great day to be a reporter when politicians are dropping F-bombs, especially when they are dropping them in reference to California's depressing finances. Of course, it makes even better fodder for The Daily Show, which did a…
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Calendar, Night&Day Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist

There are lots of modern ways to be old-fashioned. You can lodge your sartorial aesthetic in the corsets-and-bordello finery of another era, you can eschew cars for a horse-drawn cart, or if you’re John Oliver, you can (facetiously) fan the…
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Calendar, Night&Day Back to You, John

Back to You, John

As both a staff writer and the Senior British Correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, John Oliver exists in an ethereal realm of striking and working at the same time. It's a delicate role: On the show's return,…
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Music, All Shook Down Daily Show's John Oliver Plays in SF

Daily Show's John Oliver Plays in SF

As the Daily Show's British Correspondent, John Oliver makes it hard for foreign ambassadors to get really mad, what with that charming accent and all. The intrepid reporter takes his act to SF this month: Cobb's Comedy Club 915…
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