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John Oliver Takes Aim at the Sugar Industry and America's Incessant Sweet Tooth: VIDEO

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Our love of all things sweet isn't sitting well with John Oliver.

"Sugar activates our brains like cocaine and I've got to say Scarface would have been a very different movie if it ended with Al Pacino sitting in a chair sugared out of his mind on baked goods saying 'Say hello to my Little Debbie!'"

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Check Out John Oliver's Spot-on Animal Reenactment of the Supreme Court: VIDEO

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With the Supreme Court not permitting the use of cameras during oral arguments, Last Week Tonight host John Oliver decided to devote "an incredible amount of time and an almost immoral amount of resources" to recreating the high court's chambers with real animals so that we can all finally have engaging and amusing footage when discussing our country's most important legal cases.

Ever wonder what Antonin Scalia or Ruth Bader Ginsburg would look like in canine-form when discussing the constitutional merits of gay marriage? Well now you can see for yourself, AFTER THE JUMP...

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John Oliver Wants to Know How Columbus Day Is Still a Thing - VIDEO

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Whether you're off work today or not, John Oliver would like to remind you that Columbus Day, like spring break weekend, is really just a celebration of obnoxious white people visiting Caribbean islands and acting like they own the place.

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John Oliver Pokes Fun At Our Seasonal Obsession with Pumpkin Spice: VIDEO

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Because nothing rings in the new fall season like America's bizarre need to consume all things pumpkin.

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John Oliver Zeroes In On America's Growing Drone Situation: VIDEO

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According to Oliver, drone strikes will be as much a characteristic of the Obama presidency as Obamacare or receiving racist email forwards from distant relatives. 

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And if you missed the news of Facebook's plans for the creation of thousands of jumbo jet-sized, internet-connected drones starting in 2015 or Cirque du Soleil's dazzling new drone-incorporated performance "Sparked," check out our latest Towletech

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John Oliver and Kathy Griffin Skewer Beauty Pageant Culture: VIDEO

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On Sunday's Last Week Tonight, host John Oliver took aim at the Miss America Pageant and how we continue to hold these seemingly archaic contests built around objectifying women while asking them complex political and foreign policy questions.  

Towards the end of the segment, Oliver was joined by none other than Kathy Griffin - who flipped the Miss America Pageant on its head to help further illustrate just how silly the whole thing is. 

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