Ever since I started watching “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” I have been amazed by Oliver’s ability to speak about touchy subjects in such an effortless and effective way. After the 2016 presidential election, many of his episodes focused on bringing light to the otherwise serious and scary situation for millions of Americans. Oliver […]

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Monday night was the first presidential debate between Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump — I had many thoughts. I diligently ate my Veggie Straws and watched as the Donald farted around the podium while Secretary Clinton looked on like an all-knowing goddess, wondering how Trump skipped three grades of elementary school […]

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Mindy Kaling, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Jenny Slate, Amy Schumer and so on are comedians. No, that sentence is not complete — at least, not without the word “feminist.” These prominent, successful women are no longer just comedians. They are now a part of their own sub-genre of comedy. In TV and […]

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As many fans of television know, all good things must come to an end — character arcs, individual seasons, entire series and even hosting duties. Yes, you read right, hosting duties. Take comedian and political satirist Jon Stewart, for example. After 16 years of hosting the extremely successful satirical news program “The Daily Show,” it […]

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By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates Once again, British fever is taking root in America with John Oliver. You might remember him as that British guy who took over on Jon Stewart’s “The Daily Show.” He got his own late night talk show at the beginning of this year, and here are reasons why you […]

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