On the heels of President Trump’s proposed Border Patrol hiring surge, Last Week Tonight host John Oliver on Sunday examined the agency’s shoddy screening processes and susceptibility to corruption. In particular, Oliver highlighted the shortcomings of the previous Border Patrol hiring surge, in which George W. Bush oversaw a 100 percent increase in the number […]
It is disturbing to Bill Maher that Trump sees “multitudes that don’t exist,” suggesting that the president’s obsession with the crowd sizes at his inauguration versus Barack Obama’s may reflect an even deeper (and darker) insecurity.
Last Week Tonight’s John Oliver came back on Sunday after a month-long absence to comment on what was perhaps the most bizarre Republican National Convention in history, or as the HBO host called it, “the most apocalyptic thing ever to happen” in Cleveland.
Larry Wilmore took a look at the leaked video of Hillary Clinton meeting with Black Lives Matter activists, joined for this segment by “The Nightly Show” contributor Holly Walker and Clinton campaign “official” Carlos Jordanson.
By Verne Gay, Newsday What it’s about: Remember that vampire-human “mixer” at Bellefleur’s at the end of last season? That’s where we pick up Sunday in the seventh — and final — season opener, “Jesus Gonna Be Here.” A band of “H-vamps” (vamps who consumed Hepatitis-infected blood) — the ones that congregated around the borders […]
By Ryan Faughnder, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — An average of 3.5 million viewers tuned in for Sunday’s season finale of “True Detective,” the HBO crime anthology starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, according to Nielsen. That’s the biggest audience ever for the 9 p.m. ET cable drama and 50 percent higher than the […]
By Sara Smith, The Kansas City Star (If you haven’t watched all of “True Detective” through last week’s episode, be warned of spoilers ahead.) Thanks to “True Detective,” people are quoting Matthew McConaughey again. Because, as he will demonstrate with a mangled beer can, “time is a flat circle. Everything we’ve ever done or will do, […]