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Full Frontal with Samantha Bee: April 18, 2018  Season 3, Ep 6

  • Act 1: This Week In Bombshells: Comey, Ryan, & Bey
  • Act 2: People Are Saying: Sean Hannity is a Serial Killer
  • Act 3: Medicinal Cannabis For All
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    posted by numaner on Apr 20, 2018 - 0 comments

    Movie: The Problem with Apu

    Comedian Hari Kondabolu confronts his cartoon nemesis, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, the Indian convenience store owner from The Simpsons (1989). [more inside]
    posted by numaner on Apr 10, 2018 - 3 comments

    Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: The case for Washington D.C. statehood  Season 2, Ep 23

    This week.... Afghanistan reports Taliban leader Mullah Muhammad Omar has died; it's been revealed that he actually died in 2013 and the Taliban has been lying about it ever since, and has even been releasing statements in his name. Three teenage girls in Chechnya bilked ISIL fighters, who thought they were securing themselves brides, out of thousands of dollars. A member of British Parliament, Lord Sewel resigns as deputy speaker of the House of Lords in the wake of a scandal after a video surfaced purportedly showing him taking cocaine with prostitutes. John Oliver supplies some context on the House of Lords. And Now: Ten Actual Titles of Current Members of the British House of Lords, Paired With Photos of Pets Who Look Like They Would Have That Name. Main story: On statehood for Washington D.C. (YouTube, 17m) John Oliver presents a rewrite of the song that names the fifty states alphabetically to cover the plight of Washington D.C., and sings it with 19 kids. [more inside]
    posted by JHarris on Aug 3, 2015 - 7 comments

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