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That time I got a year-and-a-half headstart on my Sexy John Oliver costume

On this week’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver was quite pleased to report that at least one Halloween costume vendor is responsible for “Sexy John Oliver” (see above). But though Oliver may be all the rage after the successful launch of his weekly program at HBO, anyone just beginning to ape his wardrobe is already quite late to the party.

You see, I noticed back in February of last year — when he appeared in a segment titled Halal in the Family — that John Oliver and I own nearly-identical (to my flawed vision) glasses. In fact, I’ve had a folder pointlessly (until now) saved on my computer ever since titled ‘John Oliver has my glasses’, containing only a screenshot* I grabbed from that episode of the Daily Show as evidence:

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Youtube takes PDF (political dog-fighting) to a whole new level

You’d have to be the world’s most prejudicial cat person not to have noticed the role of dogs in Presidential politics. This election cycle alone, Mitt Romney has been criticized for his treatment of family pet Seamus [pronounced like the texts that receive a burial in Judaism], while Obama has been maligned for snacking on dog as a child in Indonesia.

If you prefer to tune out these – and other – non-issues, I apologize; this post exists solely to disseminate my new favorite example of the election season dog-fight [though, admittedly, the threshold was not very high].

Check out what happens when you use Youtube to search for ‘Obama’:

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