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John Oliver's Net neutrality response swamps FCC

The agency's comment system, accepting public input on proposed Net neutrality rules, buckles after the comedian tells Internet trolls to pile on.

By June 3, 2014

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John Oliver wants the food industry to show us its peanuts

Watch "Last Week Tonight" host John Oliver talk about the impact sugar has on our brains, and how we'd be better off measuring added sugars with circus peanuts.

By October 27, 2014

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John Oliver turns to YouTube to thank, spank commenters

In a YouTube special, the HBO comedian marvels at the commentary he incites. It's already received some erudite comments.

By September 1, 2014

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John Oliver: Why do floppy disks control nuclear weapons?

The HBO comedian wonders why the hardware and software guarding the United States' nuclear warheads are so out of date.

By July 28, 2014

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Netflix to FCC: Interconnection matters. Just ask John Oliver

The US' top source of Internet traffic, Netflix beats the Net neutrality drum in a new filing to FCC, with a nod to HBO's viral comedy-show clip.

By July 16, 2014

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John Oliver to FCC chairman: Prove you're not a dingo

Insisting he'd only compared the FCC's Tom Wheeler to a dingo, the comedian says Wheeler is being too defensive about claiming not to be one.

By June 16, 2014

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FCC Chairman to John Oliver: I am not a dingo

Tom Wheeler says John Oliver's segment on net neutrality, which brought down the FCC site, was creative.

By June 14, 2014

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John Oliver compares cable companies to drug cartels

In a blistering 13-minute disquisition on Net neutrality, the HBO comedian asks Web trolls to intervene.

By June 2, 2014

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Your new, fully gay Nintendo world, as revealed by John Oliver

On his "Last Week Tonight" show, Jon Stewart's former sidekick reveals the new truth behind Nintendo's famous characters.

By May 19, 2014

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Olive Garden offers tapas for texters

Having decided to lure millennials, Olive Garden is offering tapas. One manager says that it's easier for young people to text while eating handheld bites.

By September 9, 2013