John Oliver

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Blockbusters in Alaska set to close; 1 store left in US,

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska’s last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the U.S. The stores in Anchorage and Fairbanks will close for rentals after Sunday night and reopen Tuesday for video liquidation sales through the end of August, said Kevin Daymude, general manager of Blockbuster Alaska. “It’s … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Blockbusters in Alaska set to close; 1 store left in US,

BEIJING  | China blocks John Oliver on social media after scathing show

BEIJING — A popular Chinese social media site is censoring discussion of “Last Week Tonight” and its HBO host John Oliver after he mocked Chinese President Xi Jinping, his apparent sensitivity about being compared to Winnie the Pooh and his country’s crackdown on human rights. Attempts to send posts with either the terms “John Oliver” … Continue reading BEIJING  | China blocks John Oliver on social media after scathing show

Dustin Hoffman grilled over sexual misconduct claims

NEW YORK/December 5, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — A starry anniversary discussion of the film “Wag the Dog” turned testy Monday when moderator John Oliver confronted Dustin Hoffman about allegations of sexual harassment. Hoffman seemed blindsided and defensive by the line of questioning from the host of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight.” Hoffman explained the accusation was 40 … Continue reading Dustin Hoffman grilled over sexual misconduct claims