Televangelists: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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  • Published on:  Sunday, August 16, 2015
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  • Niobesnuppa  (Mar 13, 2017)

    So scamming people is legal in the USA as long as you pretend it's a church?

  • Americus Maximus  (19 hours ago)

    Or a Democrat, Socialist or Progressive.

  • Lissy London  (Mar 17, 2019)

    Yup- just look at Scientology. They gained tax exempt status by literally filing lawsuits against every person working at the IRS.

  • Sofia E  (Dec 12, 2018)

    "God made these people (doctors) with the answers and cures. Go to your doctor and get treatment because I am sick and tired of burying people who have not taken their medications" - My pastor in regards to mental and physical health.

  • Aram Sohigian  (Mar 16, 2019)

    ​+Bad Cornflakes I'm an atheist and you just made a valuable comment. I find it funny how almost every single atheist, agnostic, and so-called Christian here is attacking, swearing, and being as unlike anything they claim to be or stand for. Again, I don't believe in the bible for a second, but if we did live by Jesus' words, the world be better. Same with the Dalai Lama and so many others.I believe in "Decentcism." In other words, be decent. I think your comments would make us in the sam...

  • herbertschmerbert  (Mar 16, 2019)

    +Jimmy Olsen that's not very friendly.

  • Sheila Macpherson  (Dec 1, 2018)

    Oooooh. Let's start another church - perpetual lady of let's mail televangelists actual seeds.

  • The Cartoon Adict  (Mar 14, 2019)

    I am the 666th like in this comment. Ehehehe.

  • Tom Vaclavik  (Mar 14, 2019)

    or robocalls

  • Sabrina Frölich  (Feb 7, 2019)

    I'm on withdrawal...rewatching old episodes...this is still one of my favourites. Praise be 🙏

  • Argumemnon  (1 day ago)

    +Joel Olmsted Hard to say since they no longer put them up on Youtube, generally.

  • Ash Maz  (2 days ago)

    Under his eye

  • 48lowes  (Jan 3, 2019)

    I would of said: "church the world's oldest pyramid scheme"

  • Cameron James  (5 days ago)

    "would OF said". Is that like "would have said"?

  • G4RN1SH  (Mar 17, 2019)

    Declan Kirby sweetie all organized religion is crap. When the shoe fits

  • sarkin  (Aug 17, 2015)

    Just called 1-800-844-7475, and it was hilarious. You get a pre-recorded message in which John screams at you to give him money.

  • Malinda Mu  (Mar 17, 2019)

    im kinda sad because it gave me a survey by the new york state department about smoking and vaping

  • sarkin man so did I...I actually thought he was serious.

  • Christina Chaplin  (Feb 22, 2019)

    Sadly (and ironically) the 800 number given at the end of this piece has been taken over by actual telemarketing scammers since it has been abandoned by John Oliver's mock church.

  • Oilibhia Troxell  (1 day ago)

    I just got a message saying “This number has changed. Please press one for more information”

  • Lola Green  (4 days ago)

    Christina Chaplin Damn I saw the comment saying of the hilarious prerecorded message but I was late.

  • Alan Mata  (Feb 20, 2019)

    Thank You Jesus for sending Preacher John Oliver to come into my life and expell these demons of lies. AMEN 🙏🏽

  • Phyllis Neal  (Feb 24, 2019)


  • annette allen  (Jan 15, 2019)

    They're all con artists Jesus Christ never ask for no money

  • Hernando Vallejo  (48 minutes ago)

    +Alex Kirrmann I understand your point, yet I cannot share it on its entirety. While science is fallible to a point, it undoubtedly moves things forward (given proper time, research and resources); but it is still disingenuous to throw out of the window whatever else fuels the human mind. History gives context to previous exploits that could give meaning or understanding to how things worked (or not) through time, philosophy opens up the possibilities of multiple approaches within reason to given situa...

  • Alex Kirrmann  (19 hours ago)

    +Hernando Vallejo That's how theology, history, and philosophy works. Just a bunch of educated people talking about stuff that is pretty much irrelevant or an opinion. Obviously an educated opinion. It's not like science. I'm open minded to everything but I'm extremely skeptical about ancient religious figures ie Greek mythology unless they left behind something ie the Egyptians well the pharaohs being real part. Hey fun fact Cleopatra wasn't Egyptian, she was Macedonian and she is closer to our era t...

  • James Menard  (Jan 6, 2019)

    Time to TAX the Church !!!!!

  • John Lee  (Mar 17, 2019)

    And Hospitals!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Gemnox -  (Feb 18, 2019)

    You say that like it’s a singular organization.