Coronavirus IV: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)


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    1. LR Turner

      Amazon employee: Dildos are not essential items! Half the female population: SAYS WHO! YOU! AND WHO ARE YOU? EXACTLY! 😆

    2. Krista Gentilucci


    3. Satorical

      14:13 "That is so racist that..." UPDATE: The Man Who Exposed Amazon

    4. Plumikii Ryu

      Please Do A Piece on Michael Jackson Hi, I’m writing to you because Last Week Tonight as opposed to other such shows actually cares about issues rather than chasing the headlines. It has been 11 years since Michael Jackson passed away yet to this day what the common consensus is that he is a taboo subject for many. I recall you guys once did a piece on Public Shaming. Michael Jackson was a genius, an abused child. He was strange. He was one of the few major stars from the 80s who came out of the 80s without a heroine addiction. He in his own way did many, Many strange things, but so do most other superstars. And more than others he actually cared. About children, about the earth. About the issues we are discussing to this day. While Icons like Freddy Mercury, Elvis Pressley, Prince, Beetles and many more are known for their good works, Michael is known for the something which he has repeatedly been acquitted for. It’s the truth that anyone looking for will find instantly but due to the “where there is smoke there is a fire” narrative, even 11 years after his death, the new media treats him like a criminal. All his trial pages are open for the public to read. He WAS weird. Making a ranch called neverland, hanging out with children. Trusting people he shouldn’t. But I urge you please cover him, hear beyond the noise like you guys often do. The most successful African American Artist of all time was a humble man child, who respected women, loved children and cared about our environment. He was not a heroine junkie, a private man who did not share his disease even all the way back in 1993 even though he was accused of wanting to become a “White Man”. He was eccentric. Hanging out with animals and caring about them. This article covers multiple sources, some of which I had read previously. Michael Jackson was a multi talented millionaire pop star, who was not an alcoholic, was a caring father, a filial son, Treated women with respect, cared about the planet and it’s beings. The press that constantly kept DASHING him, had found a way to subvert their guilt. All those years of calling him a “Jacko”, “monkey” and many more hurtful things was justified if he was a paedophile. They NEEDED him to be guilty. Such a man cannot exist in Hollywood. Such public shaming had allowed and to this day allows Michael to be a victim to all this slander. Please do a piece, if not one that exonerates him then one that once and for all cements the fact the Michael Jackson, the greatest pop star, the first African American Idol was a paedophile. Not through unknown sources or flimsy headlines but through concrete proof. A news echoing in a closed chamber will not reach anyone, most fans who what to know the truth know it, other people will read the headlines but not the explanations. It’s about time the general public knows. Please do a piece on Michael, the blatant mistreatment by the media, The systematic racism he faced during his trials. Please don’t let the first African American Singer be remembered for the things he did not do, He was weird, weird enough to annoy Freddy Mercury with Bubbles feedbacks, weird enough to let kids crack raw eggs over Michael Jackson, Weird enough to play water balloons with children. But he was not a paedophile and the world needs to acknowledge that. He was in no way a “Perfect Human” but he tried his best to live right and we should not punish him for doing that. On this year please exonerate this Black man, the Justice System has done it two decades ago, it’s about time everyone else does. Please do a piece on Michael Jackson. #spreadtheawareness #justiceformichael #hedeservedbetter

    5. TheSaltyCinnamonRoll

      “Dildos aren’t essential items” is undermining sex workers or people who may have had to result to sex work to make money from home

    6. Tomatofaced Disgrace

      Relentless hillock

    7. Akilah Gable

      The whimsical french frustratingly pray because fahrenheit qualitatively meddle below a stormy trail. profuse, obsolete apparel

    8. Andrew Lavoie

      We should be able to agree that anyone who can casually refer to “our place in Connecticut” shouldn’t get federal small business assistance.

    9. ANTI DIOS

      PETITION TO RELOCATE THE ENTIRE TRUMPS OUTSIDE THE COUNTRY: -don -melanoma -tif -erik -d.jr -vank -jarden -borrom BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE

    10. Asim Malik

      DowChemical😍 is an essential business to combat #covid19🇸🇦... 💲#DowChemical Inc.🏭 is a material science company that is combining science & technology to develop solutions💲. The Company’s portfolio comprised of six global business units, organized into three operating segments:🤔 Performance Materials & Coatings, Industrial Intermediates & Infrastructure & Packaging & Specialty Plastics.🌎 Its products serve different applications, including coatings, home & personal care, durable goods, adhesives and sealants, & food and specialty packaging.📈 In addition, the Company operates a global commercial & development network that features eight research & development (R&D) centers.💲 NYSE: DOW #DowStronge🇺🇸💘💰

    11. Gauris

      America, where owning a gun is a right, but having health care is a privelege.

    12. the man the legend the cab driver

      As an essential worker for a company displayed at 13:09 I want you all to know that we require workers to come in even if they have the virus. If you are asymptomatic or if you have a close contact you still have to come into work, because they refuse to pay for you to quarantine. Just let that sink in for a minute there, while you come in to buy your nail kits, hair dye and vibrators (yes we sell those). For a company that had been tasked with a huge portion of the country's testing and now vaccinations I find this unacceptable, as well should you. Stay safe out there guys, cause my company sure as hell doesn't care about ours.

    13. t hartmann

      I'd put it out there that dildos are arguably rather important for sex workers, another community full of people currently struggling to pay their bills, and one that was already struggling to do so because there's never been any semblance of an infrastructure/legalization for ethically produced and consumed erotic content, and there likely won't be until people get off their ass and support them. I understand the frustration, but I'd be far more upset having to pack over a THOUSAND results for "trump t-shirt" that are still on Amazon right now, because they're: usually indecent, graphic designed by an art thief with less taste than British cuisine, and in all likelihood produced by people of Donald Trump's mental age in one of several countries he spent four years tweeting into the ground.

    14. heyysimone

      Ok but that is 100% something a cat would do knowing it was on tv.

    15. pw10a2sal

      0:37 - 1:18 was the best example of home work LMAO

    16. George Tsiros

      ok so credit where credit is due that's some skillful painting i thought they were _photographs_

    17. Brandon T. Luong

      If you're in a loveless marriage then a dildo is very much an essential item

    18. Shock Value

      Glad jon oliver is now an American. Its why he shares in our grief.

    19. Thomas takes a toll for the dark

      14:25 how is.. How is that racist? Its a wrong statement but not racist

      1. Philippa K

        It's a coded phrase. Basically if a black man is described as being "articulate" it means he speaks like the "complimenter" expects WASP men to speak. So basically the idea that Amazon is putting forth is that because he doesn't speak in "educated" (and gods only know what they want from him, to me that worker sounded clear and competent about what was wrong) mannerisms, he's not as good as a white person in the same position. - You can see a discussion of it in The West Wing from character Charlie Young when someone tries to compliment him on how "Articulate" he is. I hope to heck and back that Chris Smalls has been able to start rallying that union.

    20. N I Q O L E

      And they STILL think $2,000 is too much to spend for those of us that are drowning

    21. pepe the frog poops on right wingers

      that 1917 joke 😂

    22. Jason Beard

      Fucking hilariously pathetic that a millionaire's wife's personal "painting operation" needs to be subsidized with money meant to help small businesses that ACTUALLY need it. These pieces or shit have absolutely ZERO shame.

      1. M Donnelly

        Ditto, what overhead and employees does she have to paint shitty pictures!! Fuck you Kudlow!!

    23. Robert Bruce

      Robots will be watching this news segment in US History classes 50 years from now! and will ask "What is a human."

    24. Saniya 666

      please upload high resolution picture of stay up late by brian swords, i'm want to use it as wallpaper for my computer, please please please. I love that painting.

    25. Jade Nguyen

      9:57 Gotta love it

    26. Rich Gerow

      Employers showing their gratitude by spending millions to give their workers higher pay, health insurance and paid sick leave? NOPE! Employers showing their gratitude by spending millions on television advertisements "thanking" their workers? YES YES YES!!!!

    27. David Fortier

      The only thing Bezos has contributed is making sure that GenZ knows, IRL, what a Robber Baron is.

    28. David Fortier

      Are dildoes essential items? For most, no. But for some (sex workers), they are. Some sex workers should probably close their business for the duration but not all of them can, and many work online which is the ultimate in "social distancing", the tools of their trade are essential. I get what the man is trying to say, but there are exceptions to almost everything. Sex workers are people too.

    29. sixstringedthing

      So regular employers with staff to pay couldn't get quick access to government loans, but it was easy for the wife of a wealthy government official to get a handout for staying at home and not painting pictures of her husband? This is Peak America for sure.

    30. Justin

      Me sarcastically: It's great to see that Amazon is just as anti union now as ever (which is the number one reason why I hate Amazon.

    31. Dick Bong

      At the start of 2020 I was unemployed and I was like oh I'm not going to bother looking for work right now, I'm getting my wisdom teeth out soon! If I get a job now, I'll have to ask for a few weeks off to recover from surgery literally right after I've been hired, and they'll probably just fire me on the spot instead. That'd look really bad on a resume, and I'm not in a desperate financial situation, I can sit tight for a little bit. I'll get my surgery done in february, and by mid March I'll be totally recovered and ready to start job hunting! ...Yeah so guess how that's worked out for me.

    32. Galaxia7

      Canada gave emergency unemployment money to anyone asking for it *on the online government page*. It was way higher than regular unemployment, and super easy to get Always disappointed in the USA. One of my American friend took a job at Amazon warehouse for an additional revenue, she didn't work more than two weeks there before she caigh covid. And that's the only place she thought she could have gotten it because she didn't get out of her apartment for any other reason. She got complications and almost died from it

    33. Rob Simmons

      Yoo that’s my local news, White House has the best blueberry donut s

    34. Eirika Stokes

      My favorite thing about this piece is how Judith Kudlow's still life work is actually very good 😂

    35. Amy Bickett

      You are an honorary Zoomer

    36. Sean Buck

      Ok, but those paintings are actually quite nice

    37. DynaMike

      I'm sorry. How is saying someone is "not intelligent" and "not articulate" racist? Simply because you're saying it to a black person? That's complete and utter bullshit. And also not now racism works.

    38. Cee Koutsos nz

      US labour laws are completely pants.

    39. Samham

      That Florida cockroach Rick Scott got covid today

    40. Paul


    41. MilitaryDog

      I got unemployment at the beginning of the outbreak. Now I'm being forced to pay it back.. Our system is trash and working in America is borderline "voluntary" slavery.

    42. Shanez1215

      That guy at the end put on that bowtie, looked in the mirror and said "This is a good look for me", and yet I'm supposed to trust that capitalism rewards the best and smartest among us?

    43. SoCalSalas

      I don't need pizza, I need to pay my bills

    44. Andrew Farley

      I worked at a grocery store till I left for college and it was insane.

    45. A P

      Judy cudlow may be just painting ties but they are really well painted ties

    46. Nathan Liu

      "Never report the news while sitting next to a cat that's making a five-course meal out of its own asshole." That is a line that is so silly, but so very, very funny.

    47. Chad St.Hilaire

      I will never look at the Amazon logo the same again 🤣🤣🤣

    48. Ralph Bicker

      Funny that John Oliver as UK guy is the voice of reason in USA. But maybe this all be history now with the classless nonsense. Biden gonne bring it home and re-establish decency.

    49. Ralph Bicker

      The Tiger Queen ist beyond hot with her moves! geeeez effing christ!

    50. Tony Skeptical

      235k+ deaths and almost 10 million cases. As of Thursday November 5th 2020. This obvious and Objective show of incompetence could have been avoided. I also admittedly didn't take the virus seriously until the deaths passed the 4-5 digits, but I'm a ignorant 19 year old who still lives with his parents...the president of the USA shouldn't be thinking like me. Isn't this man like 70 years old? I can't believe this is reality, it seems like something from a Tv Show.

    51. Marek Wojcik

      The UN global forecast of death statistics for 2020 has been reduced by almost a million people.

    52. Llewellyn Duck

      man I miss the laughing in the backround

    53. Paul

      9:26 -

    54. Jff007

      For those returning later for it, the Carole Baskin moment from him is at 9:56 You're not welcome.

    55. Gil Tuito

      Why is it racist though to say that the guy isn't smart nor articulate? isn't it possible that the guy happens to not be smart nor articulate regardless of being black? SMH

    56. sohom ray

      make a video on sat guru

    57. Riley N

      I get the feeling that being a researcher for this show would be amazing

    58. Pat Fitch

      It's nice to look back on better times, sometimes.

    59. Lapis Lazarus

      America is so fucking BROKEN!

    60. ThePoshBoy 1

      6:08 she's a pretty good artist by the looks of it.

    61. Ivaylo Traykov

      But keep making Bezos richer I mean he deserves it. Look what a good person he is.

    62. Masato Indou

      When the rich elites either wilfully or not, are so out of touch that they think “Oh we can do it, why can’t they?”... this administration and its enablers really are the worst thing to happen to america

    63. Howard Zochlinski

      Great way to bribe an official - "it's not a bribe. My wife is a great artist!"

    64. george thomson

      i hope Qoronavirus leave us alone whoever see this comment i wish you,your family and the ones you love a healthy life i hope God save all of us

    65. Miguel Sanchez

      13:48 *42*

    66. Crowd1 Blue sky

      Online work, giving you the freedom

    67. Bigfoot ain't real

      Fuck you John Oliver

    68. Martinique Junebug

      When do we get to see him diet a dance Tik Tok with his atttempt

    69. LemonadepieX

      COVID-19 is the black light on the hotel sheets of our broken country.

    70. Adam Frazer

      What else do Republicans stand for besides keeping the money flowing away from the poor or struggling, looking after themselves, toeing the party line in the hopes that they'll be given bigger crumbs from the Good Ol' Boy's Table ?

    71. Stephen Wright

      This fifty-two year old lifelong leftie says that *anyone who appears on Fox News is evil by merit of their claiming to have the ability to think.*

    72. Srihari Yamanoor

      We didn't get here by accident. We were all obsessed with absolute nonsense, and thought elections were a joke, and that someone's emails were enough of a cause to disregard their candidacy, or fell for an idiot's promise of free stuff that would never have materialized anyway. And now, because of our own collective apathy, we have landed here. The virus was just a mildly effective catalyst.

    73. icyburger

      They should name the USA as the United States of amazon

    74. icyburger

      Call me cringe but I actually like her paintings 😅

    75. Liliana Bray

      That Family’s First Coronavirus response should have been mandatory sick leave except for less than five employees, not 500.

    76. Nathaniel Smith

      That's called "playin' the cello," not "making a five course meal out of its own asshole."

    77. Might Be Cynical

      Make a law for Naturalisation / Citizenship easier honestly. Theres a wise, and caring brit that has a real voice and genuinely cares for humans as a whole right in front of you.

    78. Tony Buontempo

      The Conservative are Anti American terrorists. i have learned to hate them. They want poverty and control of the workers.

    79. Thirst Fast

      Dude, those are paintings? A lot of them look like photos to me! She is actually pretty darn good in my opinion!

    80. Hendy24

      14:15 Now what Amazon did there is absolutely unacceptable, but may I just ask: How was that racist? In no way did they claim he was not smart nor articulate because he's black. It was an abhorrent move, but note that his race was only dragged into that by John Oliver there.

    81. Bri Rod

      When you actually call the oates hotline...🎧🎶

    82. joew 123

      I personally believe a business should be able to survive a month or 2 on savings. I also feel like that's not how reality works, but that's never stopped beliefs before.

    83. joew 123

      If those were in fact all paintings, those are really good. Like, a lot of them could be mistaken as photos.

    84. gustavx

      Like Chernobyl exposed the flaws of the Soviet system, the Coronavirus is continually exposing the flaws in the American system.

    85. Daniel Verberne

      The fact that healthcare/insurance is tied to employment in the US is frightening. Who the FUCK thought that was even close to acceptable to the average person?

    86. lostc0z


    87. Miguel Sanchez

      17:10 *fuck this system* ... in germany you ALWLLLWLWAAAYSSSS GET TREATMENT!!!! insurance is mandatory and does NOT end when your job ends... everyone pays, who needs, receives!

    88. Brandon T. Luong

      Dildos are essential if you're stuck at home with a man you plan to divorce.

    89. Jackson Ghost

      I think it's really sweet his wife paints his ties and shirts! It's like a tribute to her husband's clothes. It's actually kinda romantic

    90. Peter MANOU

      I don't like the way he makes fun of her art, they're good paintings.

    91. darthsynchronic

      there are already documents to prove that ALL BANKS were aware of the bailout weeks before..they were stalling so that the major players get their piece first; for example, the notorious steak chain restaurants...smh

    92. Vineet Basantani

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    93. Israel Vasquez

      Very distinguished artist you say only except it's only paintings of stupid ass shirts and ties that guy has a shitty marriage choice

    94. drstevenrey

      Trump is completely impaired to ever admit to any wrong or false doing. He was raised like that. He will never ever admit to anything, ever. Curse his Dad, not him. He needs help from a Psychiatrist.

    95. Rahul Ranjan So I have made this my life's mission. I am gonna leave the following link of a mind blowing impersonator of John in every Last Week Tonight video until this guy is talked about in the next episode:

    96. Le Bonk

      "We'll continue to do everything we can to keep you healthy, safe, and protected." So you'll keep leaving people dead on the ground for twenty minutes but still get on them when they need to take a piss?

    97. Le Bonk

      Gonna have to respectfully disagree with that "dildos are not essential" claim

    98. Le Bonk

      I interpret those paintings as Judy Kudlow begging to be let out of her husband's walk-in closet

    99. 63 Hours of Freedom

      3 months later and still the same

    100. Peggy Trawick

      The CORONA VIRUS no vaccine yet.