John Oliver

These Days: Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

By Iman Lababedi | June 7, 2016

The smartest man on television

These Days: Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

By Iman Lababedi | March 1, 2016

Trump’s original name was Drumpf

Medium Cool: Best Talk Show Guests

By Iman Lababedi | October 24, 2015

Why is Seth McFarlane all over the place? Please God, no new movie I beg you. Blake Shelton on Fallon? I bet they don’t discuss his divorce. I was going between Rod Stewart on Fallon and John Oliver on Meredith Viera and I am going with John because the man is a pretty good stand up comedian and that makes him a natural talk show guest.

John Oliver At Beacon Theatre, Friday, January 30th, 2015, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 1, 2015

The entire show is so good natured it feels like he could say anything and get away with it although he doesn’t and there is a lack of aggressiveness about Oliver, he seems to have neither US textual rage nor UK subtextual rage. He doesn’t seethe underneath it al