All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Last Week Tonight’

‘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. — Last Week Tonight (@LastWeekTonight) April 28, 2014 The show doesn’t appear to stray too far from the Daily …

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