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Lena Headey To Join “Danger Mouse” Voice Cast

Lena Headey, along with John Oliver, has added her name to the list of voice actors who will bring popular BBC cartoon, Danger Mouse, back to life. BBC kids’ channel, CBBC, revealed the news about Lena Headey at Comic-Con over the weekend. Lena Headey will lend her voice to the character Jeopardy Mouse, an American agent. Lena Headey said of …

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Kelly Ripa: ‘Live! With Kelly and Michael’ Host Honored by GLAAD

Kelly Ripa of Live! With Kelly and Michael fame received the Excellence in Media Award from GLAAD at the GLAAD Media Awards, held at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City on Saturday. The awards honor those who further GLAAD’s mission of ensuring that stories of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are heard–and heard fairly–through all of the media …

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John Oliver, Edward Snowden Talk Surveillance, Hot Pockets, Dick Pics

On Sunday’s Last Week Tonight, HBO’s John Oliver took a long, hilarious, but ultimately frightening look into the Patriot Act, government surveillance, and the man who revealed it all a couple summers ago – Edward Snowden. But the show wasn’t your typical show. Oliver actually flew to Russia to conduct an interview with the former NSA contractor. Oliver offered a …

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‘Marlboro Mascot’ Yields a Funny Google Search Result Thanks to John Oliver

If you search for “Marlboro Mascot’ right now in Google, the first result you’ll see is an cartoon diseased lung smoking a cigarette. That’s Jeff, and according to HBO’s John Oliver, he should be the new Marlboro mascot. Oliver spent Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight skewering Marlboro, along with various other players in the big tobacco game. At …

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John Oliver’s Take On European Google Ruling Is Pretty Good

Last week, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that Google and other search engines must take requests from people for search results to be deleted. They don’t necessarily have to delete all results requested, but may find themselves fighting a lot of court battles when they don’t comply. Almost immediately after the ruling, requests started rushing in, …

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HBO Lets You Watch ‘Last Week Tonight’ Debut For Free On YouTube

HBO debuted Last Week Tonight, the new show featuring comedian John Oliver (formerly of The Daily Show). They’ve disabled embedding, so you’ll have to go to the actual video page to watch, but here it is. Yes, that is @LisaLoeb. pic.twitter.com/8CbuKCdIkT — Last Week Tonight (@LastWeekTonight) April 28, 2014 The show doesn’t appear to stray too far from the Daily …

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John Oliver Leaving The Daily Show, Coming to HBO Sunday Nights

John Oliver’s star is rising, thanks to a truly great 7-year run on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Now, he’s saying goodbye to the show that kickstarted his career and saying hello to HBO. HBO has announced that Oliver will star in a “topical comedy series” slated to debut next year. The show will air on HBO’s packed Sunday …

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