Tag Archives: John Oliver

Yet another reason to love John Oliver (like you needed another)

You can read more here.


To start your Monday: Science!

And thanks, Leftover, for the link.

John Oliver on the refugees: Watch until the end.

And thanks, Mike the Heathen, for the link.

And another look at Mother’s Day, from John Oliver

Here‘s just a bit more about paid family leave. Here, too.


Happy Earth Day (NSFW)

NSFW, but it’s not just polar bear porn. It’s National Geographic, so it’s approved by the elders.

We take a moment to say “Atta-way, FCC,” but mostly: Thank you, John Oliver.

For a government entity that gets more bad press than good, it’s time to take a moment to congratulate the commissioners of the Federal Communications Commission on their Thursday vote for net neutrality. The vote was close (3-2), but it did pass. Now if we all can just keep an eye on things so that the powerful lobbies organized against this don’t ever hold sway.

For that vote that came after massive public comment that even crashed the FCC’s website, we can mostly thank John Oliver and his efforts to alert the complacent (see above).

Not sure what all this means? Watch this:

But mostly? Thank you, John Oliver, who got the actual conversation going. Bless you, Bro. John. Glory!