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Topic: Last Week Tonight

John Oliver Made This Perfectly Bitter, Curse-Filled Farewell Ad for RadioShack

Brand should go out with a bang

The end of RadioShack is nigh. And in John Oliver's fantasy world, the 94-year-old brand wouldn't sputter out gracefully. No. It wouldn't even be passive-aggressive about its slow decline. It…

The 10 Best New TV Shows of the Year

Unearthing 2014's surprising, satirical and sublimely dark gems

At the end of every great TV series—The Sopranos, Breaking Bad, The Wire, 30 Rock—somebody usually jumps to declare the Golden Age of Television at an end, and somehow that…

Presenting the Winners of the Television Hot List

It was a big year for HBO

Nick Offerman's Hilarious Fake Home Depot Ad Pokes Fun at Lowe's Robot Helpers

John Oliver strikes again

Lowe's must have known its human-size robotic "shopping assistants," which are rolling out this holiday season, would be mocked, right? They couldn't possibly have believed that people would just let…

John Oliver Quotes the IAB in Blistering Takedown of Native Ads

Proposal for BP-sponsored BuzzFeed post: '11 Sea Creatures Who Deserved to Die'

John Oliver's half-hour comedy news show on HBO has one really amazing regular feature: Rather than a lengthy interview or a musical guest, Oliver goes on a hilarious, impeccably researched…

John Oliver's Parody Ad Skewers GM With Bleak Phrases From an Internal Memo

These cars totally aren't 'Kevorkianesque'

While it's true HBO is not an ad-supported network, Last Week Tonight's John Oliver made an exception Sunday, uttering the words rarely heard on the premium cable network: "We'll be…

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