Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Lethal Injection
May 6, 2019 2:14 AM - Season 6, Episode 10 - Subscribe

This week's main story is about capital punishment, how there is absolutely no way to do it humanely, and the suffering perpetrated in its name. It's on YouTube. (19m) LWT added another site to its growing list, at
posted by JHarris (7 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
I saw the last joke coming from miles away, but it still landed correctly, and that's all I ask.
posted by Etrigan at 6:53 AM on May 6, 2019 [5 favorites]

i really can't believe those Adler commercials are real and not a performative art piece on toxic masculinity
posted by numaner at 11:51 AM on May 6, 2019 [1 favorite]

Just out of curiosity, does anyone speak Spanish well enough to know whether the translated commercial was any better than “Run it through Google and try to get the boss not to put on an offensive accent”?
posted by Etrigan at 12:41 PM on May 6, 2019 [1 favorite]

This one was pretty devastating to watch. I would have just shut it off if I was watching it by myself.
posted by bleep at 2:42 PM on May 6, 2019 [2 favorites]

Lethal injection is such a hellish idea. Some prison officials are jacking off daily to the idea of a paralyzed person burning from the inside out for a half-hour.
posted by rhizome at 4:23 PM on May 6, 2019

I'm just glad that someone is finally finding those Jim Adler (the tough, smart, Texas hammer lawyer, as he called himself in the '90s) commercials as amusing as I do.
posted by fiercecupcake at 6:43 AM on May 7, 2019 [3 favorites]

The squeaky frog makes that the LWT website I have spent the most time on.
posted by ckape at 5:56 PM on May 7, 2019 [4 favorites]

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