First Click: a 3-minute dick joke made privacy matter again
I can’t read another 1,000-word Glenn Greenwald exposé detailing the ______ agency’s secret ______ program targeting law-abiding citizens. I’m exhausted, acquiesced to the complexity and scale of government surveillance globally. I have neither the time nor the energy to maintain my anger over section 720 of the FISA Amendments Act, for example.
But I still have time to laugh at a dick joke.
That’s the brilliance of John Oliver. Unlike Colbert’s and Stewart’s hit-and-run approach to satire, Oliver tackles issues with unrelenting vigor in segments often lasting 15 minutes or longer. His latest episode of Last Week Tonight is 33 minutes long, culminating in a 3-minute dick joke that contextualizes the myriad of government surveillance…
Source:: The Verge