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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: President Obama Meets a Robot Web Exclusive

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John William Oliver (born 23 April 1977)is an English comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and television host. Oliver started his career as a stand-up comedian, both in the United Kingdom and United States. He came to wider attention for his work on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as its senior British correspondent from 2006 to 2013. Oliver won three Primetime Emmy Awards for his work as a writer on The Daily Show and was its guest host for an eight-week period in 2013. In addition to The Daily Show, Oliver co-hosted the satirical comedy podcast The Bugle (2007–2015) with Andy Zaltzman, with whom Oliver had previously co-hosted the radio series Political Animal, and hosted John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show on Comedy Central from 2010 to 2013. He has also acted on television, most notably in a recurring role as Ian Duncan on the NBC sitcom Community. - Report on John Oliver, Dossier #77194032  Another one to fight ignorance and stupidity in his own ways.…

Game of Thrones and History - Between the Lines

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"History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time; it illumines reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life and brings us tidings of antiquity." Cicero (106 BC – 43 BC), Pro Publio Sestio "I prefer my history dead. Dead history is writ in ink, the living sort in blood." George R.R. Martin, (1948 – ), A Feast for Crows

This is Kyle Kallgren. You might know him from That Guy with the Glasses, but he has his own mind and thoughts. Watch him talk about Game of Thrones.