Hey Bros!

Welcome to Twitter in Focus where media comes to die!  Today’s contestant is John Oliver!  Formerly of the Daily Show, now with his own show on HBO.  He’s funny when doing fake news, let’s see what’s he’s tweeting.


April 29th:  “If you live in the UK, first…hello, how are you? And second… is on Sky Atlantic tonight at 6pm.”

Sky Atlantic sounds like the channel you watch on a plane.  Crazy English television.  Don’t forget your license!

April 29th:  “I meant 11pm. It’s on 11pm. Not 6pm. 11pm. When I said 6pm, I was mistaken. It is on at 11pm. The Sky Atlantic part is still true.”

Unless you have the Internet, in which case, fuck the time.

May 5th:  “Pom Wonderful sent an amazing thank you letter after we made fun of them last week – youtube.com/watch?v=Bml8Kw…”

Hmm, Pom does have a sense of humor.

May 9th:  “Goodbye, Greendale. That was a lot of fun.”

Aww.  Oliver was one of the best characters on that show.

May 9th:  “R.I.P Community. Also, sperm.”

Oh, no.  Working on that show cost more that we thought!

May 10th:  “I’m a guest voice on The Simpsons tomorrow night – a new neighbor called Booth Wilkes-John. I’m very excited. “

Jesus, I hope you get away with your testes in tact.

May 11th:  “Tonight! HBO! New Episode of ! I promise it will be fun! That promise is non-binding! That is all!”

It’s binding!  It’s Twitter!  You said it!

May 18th:  “Tonight at 11.05 on HBO, brand new . Almost no full frontal male nudity this week – that is almost a promise.”

Wow, Game of Thrones is way more influential than I thought.

May 18th:  “OK. I presume everyone is already joining in….…3…2…1…1…1…. “

Ouch.  That’s worse than Colbert’s old pics.

May 18th:  “Here is the other one…… “

Did your parents have so many kids that they needed to label them?

May 18th:  “…. “

That face says, “Please, don’t make me wear this.”

June 1st:  “Tonight at 11 returns with net neutrality, Greek neo-Nazis and confetti cannons. What better way to lull you to sleep?”

Nazis do tend to be very boring.

8 hours ago:  “Whoops. It seems that you’ve all crashed part of the FCC website. I hope you’re proud of yourselves.

A brilliant bit.  Everyone’s passing this around.

Okay, let’s rate John’s tweets.  Lots of plugs, but he at least worked material in them.  Well done.  I give him a 6 for Mustness, a 9 for Style and a 9 for Insanity.  That’s an overall score of 8.  Watch John’s Last Week Tonight on HBO.

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