Last Week Tonight on Congressional Fundraising

Last Week Tonight continues to do important work. In case I haven’t mentioned it enough times for you to remember that and/or you don’t have HBO and you keep forgetting to subscribe to their YouTube channel, HERE: All together now: WTF?! As a total government nerd (degree in it and all), I knew this, but…

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Abortion & Last Week Tonight

Did you watch John Oliver talk about abortion last night on HBO? It’s must-see (and he’s the best). And it’s an important topic, especially if you’d hoped the abortion access matter was settled by the Supreme Court long ago and haven’t been paying attention to what’s going on in states across the country. Because things like this…

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Bye, Pennies

John Oliver explains out how pointless pennies are these days and how we spend too much money making them. He’s right and we should stop. (Also, if you’re not already watching everything from Last Week Tonight, you should start. They post a bunch of clips on YouTube.)

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True Detective is back.

The second season of HBO’s True Detective premiered last night. Instead of Matthew McConaughey & Woody Harrelson, this time they’ve got four main characters/recognizable faces: Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch, and Vince Vaughn. Since only one episode has aired so far, and it feels basically like a new show (because new people, new place), I’m…

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Must Watch: Last Week Tonight

John Oliver‘s show, Last Week Tonight, became a must-watch as soon as the first episode aired and it’s only gotten better since. John Oliver is British and somehow manages to be able to use the word “we” when hilariously ripping into America without irritating me. He feels like part of the team & I’m happy to…

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