Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: The Coronavirus
March 2, 2020 12:10 AM - Season 7, Episode 3 - Subscribe

The Coronovirus, the speed of its spread, nationwide panic caused by it and the mishandling of it around the world, including by Trump. And Now: Chris Matthews Just Cannot Seem To Nail His Sign-Off. And what could be the unpfortunate pfinal days of the Phillie Phanatic. #respecttheconicalhonker

F.37: "Peteum Defeatum", PETE BUTTIGIEG
Baseball: "The only sport that involves reading made-up sign language while staring directly at someone's dick."

Last Week Tonight put up a page about their purposely bullshit Coronavirus remedy, a bottle of silver-based Werewolf Solution. Note, this seems to be unrelated to the other Werewolf Solution, from Waverly Films.
posted by JHarris (3 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
LWT's story on coronavirus.
posted by JHarris at 3:45 AM on March 2, 2020

Here is the full Vietnamese PSA song about coronavirus.
It was based off of this song, by the same artists: Ghen. It's about being jealous when you're significant other is not with you, because you love them so much. I can't really make out most of the verses, and its lyrical quality is questionable, but goddamn it's catchy. I've had the song in my collection in the last couple of years or so. So you can imagine my joy and hilarity that it's been repurposed as a PSA about the coronavirus, and having discovered that on this show of all places.
posted by numaner at 1:32 PM on March 2, 2020 [5 favorites]

That Philly Phanatic redesign reminded me of the 1977 incident when Marvel was forced to change Howard the Duck's appearance to stave off a lawsuit from Disney. Details here.
posted by Paul Slade at 3:07 PM on March 2, 2020 [2 favorites]

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