Came home from our first emerging tech and future narratives event, a partnership with VR Manchester. Saw there was a new last week tonight with John Oliver, watched it and half way had to replay the segment,
Sometimes you sit in front of your TV and realize you’re watching something important. It happens quite often on HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and Sunday’s episode was no exception. In addition to an incendiary piece about abortion laws, Oliver attacked Hollywood whitewashing.
Such a great but ever so sad reminder of hollywood's whitewashing by @iamjohnoliver on @LastWeekTonighthttps://t.co/cNY1oPiZ6F
— Ian Forrester (@cubicgarden) February 22, 2016
It is 4 half minutes of pure joy, and ever so sadness all wrapped up in a excellent package; delivered with such skillful mastery. Even the Dailyshow with Jon Stewart would have been proud.
I have nothing to really say about the whitewashing of Hollywood which hasn’t been said by many others before, except… how is this still a thing in 2016!
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Hollywood whitewashing? how the hell is this still a thing? Asks @lastweektonight and the… https://t.co/EGYkUYnHdz https://t.co/zrUw2B3TUs
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